People. Policy. Place. Seminar Series 2019
Systematic cartographic visualisation as a tool for communicating our research input
Thematic maps and figures organised in a systematic manner could serve as a corporate identity for those institutions who have a regional research focus, such as the Northern Institute of Charles Darwin University. It is not only geography-dedicated research centres are taking advantage of systematic cartographic visualisations; maps and maps-like visualisations as a tool for branding their institutions. For example Nordregio in Stockholm, Sweden – a sister institution of Northern Institute – has also a strong and coherent cartographic profile.
Thematic cartography is a practical tool representing environmental or socio-economic processes and serves as excellent ‘communication platforms’ for research outputs of wide range of disciplines. There is an increasing need for cartographic and map-like visualisations in interdisciplinary researches as well. Complex and interlinked social, economic and environmental challenges in the era of globalisation and climate change regularly require a spatial-geographic perspective with supported visualisation.
In this presentation you will not only observe introduction of systematic cartographic visualisations and recent GIS techniques which could bolster projects ranging from ecology and economy to demography and Indigenous studies as well as a summary on how cartography could be used to formulate corporate identity based on examples provided by selected projects and institutions.
Research Fellow, Geographical Institute of Hungarian Academy of Sciences
PhD student, Northern Institute, Charles Darwin University
David Karacsonyi is a geographer, has been working as a research fellow at the Geographical Institute of Hungarian Academy of Sciences since 2009. He is currently a PhD research associate at the Northern Institute, CDU with a focus on peripheries, remote and sparsely populated areas. He worked on thematic cartography related publications issued by Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography, Leipzig (Weissrussland Aktuell, 2012) and by Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest (e.g. Ukraine in Maps, 2008). He was the editor of book-atlas ‘Belarus in Maps’ published in 2017 by Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He has been working with cartography and GIS experts also at the Department of Geography, National Taiwan University in Taipei as well as at Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan over longer periods in frame of postdoctural fellowships during the recent years (2013-2014 and 2017).
People. Policy. Place. Seminars
Northern Institute manage a ‘People Policy Place‘ (PPP) Seminar Series that has been running successfully since the launch of the Northern Institute in 2010. These seminars are attended by academic staff, university students, NT & local government and non-government organisations, local businesses, Indigenous and industry representatives, and interested members of the public.
The PPP seminars are held in a large meeting room (Savannah Room, Yellow 1.2.48) at Northern Institute, CDU Casuarina Campus and are generally 30-45 minutes long followed by a Q&A session with the audience. The seminars can be viewed live via Cisco WebEx if you are unable to attend in person. Seminars are also video recorded and uploaded to the Northern Institute’s Vimeo channel.
RSVP by Wednesday, 01 May 2019 via Outlook or email@example.com