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Doug Specht discusses responsible and ethical use of location data for the RGS Ask a Geographer Podcast

Doug Specht has recently spoken to the Royal Geographical Society’s Ask the Geographer podcast about the responsible and ethical use of location data. In the wide ranging discussion on […]

8 December 2021
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Doug Specht delivers keynote speech about making equality in maps at Government Geography Profession annual conference

Doug Specht, Senior Lecturer and Director of Teaching and Learning in the School of Media and Communication, gave a keynote speech about seeing and making equality through maps at […]

8 December 2021
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Doug Specht speaks on mapping and open data at the 2021 OpenData.ch Forum

Last week Doug Specht was invited to speak at the OpenData.ch/2021 Forum. The Forum brought together experts and the curious to learn and exchange the newest findings around Open […]

8 December 2021
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Writing, drawing, and discussion: Doug Specht on Cézanne as Cartographer

Over the last month senior lecturer and chartered geographer, Doug Specht, has been taking part in the Cartographies of the Imagination exhibition and forum. Cartographies of the Imagination was […]

8 December 2021
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Doug Specht speaks to the New Books Network about Mapping Crisis

Doug Specht recently spoke to Alexandra Ortolja-Baird of the New Books Network about his recently published, edited volume, Mapping Crisis.  During the conversation they discussed how the digital age […]

8 December 2021
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Doug Specht contributes to UN report on future trends in geospatial information management

Doug Specht, Senior Lecturer and chartered geographer of the Royal Geographical Society has contributed his views to the latest United Nations report on future trends in geospatial information management. […]

8 December 2021
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Doug Specht elected to the RGS Digital Geographies Research Group committee

Doug Specht was this week elected to the role of Prize Coordinator on the managing committee for the Royal Geographical Society’s Digital Geographies Research Group. In this new role […]

8 December 2021
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Doug Specht appears on Sky News and LBC to discuss fires in the Amazon Rainforest.

This year has seen unprecedented numbers of fires raging across the Amazon forest. Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research detected 74,000 separate fires by mid-August, an increase of 83% […]

8 December 2021
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Doug Specht speaks on ‘Escaping the Cartographic Gaze’ at the Geospatial World Forum

This week Doug Specht presented his work on the Cartographic Gaze at the Geospatial World Forum, held this year in Amsterdam. Based on his recent work published in Westminster […]

8 December 2021
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Doug Specht appointed as Chartered Geographer

Doug Specht has been appointed as a Chartered Geographer by the Royal Geographical Society in recognition of his past and continuing contribution to the field of geography. Chartered Geographer (CGeog) […]

8 December 2021
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