NSF REU

NSF REU applications due March 15. Join...

This summer at the University of Central Florida, we are pleased to host our 2019 National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site “Preparing the Next Generation of Scholars through Community GIS and Citizen Science.” Our program, recognized with a 2017 Esri Special Achievement...

Feb 13, 2019
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Citizen Science GIS

Video of Esri Oceans Plenary Keynote by...

We are pleased to share the 40 minute video of Dr. Hawthorne's recent Esri Oceans Plenary Address “The Power of People in Geospatial Technologies.” Take a journey to Belize and back as our founding director comments on the role of everyday, extraordinary people in geospatial...

Feb 13, 2019
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GeoBus

Why Kids Matter in Public Scholarship…Pass it...

We are often asked why - as academic researchers - we are so focused on working with kids. The answer is simple. It is our responsibility to inspire science’s next generation. One positive learning moment shared between a young child and a college student or...

Jan 25, 2019
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NSF REU

Congratulations to Amber Rutstein: Travel Award Winner

Congratulations to Amber Rutstein, one of our amazing undergraduate students at UCF. She has just been notified by the UCF Office of Undergraduate Research that she has been awarded a conference travel grant in the amount of $400 to support her team’s presentation of NSF...

Jan 10, 2019
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Citizen Science GIS

Citizen Science GIS Teacher Academy on February...

The Citizen Science GIS Teacher Academy: An Interactive Workshop for Florida Teachers (5th-8th grades) With an Emphasis on Our Coasts & Community Engagement will be held on Saturday February 2, 2019 from 8:30 am-12:00 pm @ University of Central Florida. Maps, apps, and drones for teachers! Geospatial...

Jan 3, 2019
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NSF REU

NSF REU 2019 Application Details Jan 15

Our NSF REU Site in Orlando and Belize is back in June 2019. We have a smaller program this summer focused only on the Open Reef drones and spatial storytelling track (due to limited funds). Program details and the application process will be revealed on...

Dec 28, 2018
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Citizen Science GIS

Celebrating a Year of Maptastic Gratitude! Happy...

Two words summarize our feelings toward 2018: maptastic gratitude. Yep, you read that right! We have so much gratitude for all of the support and ideas generated by our maptastic community partners, donors, and research students. Science works because of people, and we pledge that...

Dec 20, 2018
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Maps Apps Drones Tour

Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour is Back!!!...

The Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour is Back! Pre-register your class, organization or event for the Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour, led by Citizen Science GIS at University of Central Florida. Have our team of volunteers come teach your group about about maps, apps, and...

Dec 17, 2018
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National Geographic

National Geographic Summer Institute in Wyoming for...

In 2019, the National Geographic Society will be hosting a Summer Institute for middle school teachers from across North America. The National Geographic 2019 Summer Institute will be held Monday, July 15 - Saturday, July 20, 2019 at the Jackson Campus of the Teton Science...

Dec 16, 2018
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NSF REU

Congratulations to Sara Peluso: Travel Award Winner.

Congratulations to Sara Peluso, one of our amazing undergraduate students at UCF. She has just been notified by the UCF Office of Undergraduate Research that she has been awarded a conference travel grant in the amount of $400 to support her team's presentation of NSF...

Nov 29, 2018
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