Two MSc positions are available at the University of Victoria in the Department of Geography‘s Spatial Pattern Analysis and Research (SPAR) Lab. Students will be involved in the development of the thesis topic with potential research areas including web mapping (e.g., bike accidents), mining and mapping social media (people’s hunting activities), spatial environmental modelling, and spatial ecological research.
Preference will be given to students with experience in GIS, spatial analysis, spatial statistics, programming, and/or statistics. Funding includes a graduate student stipend, as well as, support through teaching assistantships, research assistantships, and internal fellowships. Students can anticipate funding of about $15K per year. Start date is September 2014.
If interested, please contact Dr. Trisalyn Nelson by January 15th, 2014.