[Talk-GB] "Inclusion Matters" UK research funding
danstowell+osm at gmail.com
Fri Aug 11 07:45:10 UTC 2017
I know it's not very helpful to suggest ideas without also putting a
bit of time in myself, but I'm afraid there's not much I can offer at
the moment I'm afraid! I'm looking out for ways to put two and two
together that might be doable.
To be clear: this funding call that I forwarded is for academia, so
I'm sending it mainly for the attention of GIS academics. It could be
useful for the UK OSM chapter in partnership with an academic perhaps.
2017-08-10 20:52 GMT+01:00 Brian Prangle <bprangle at gmail.com>:
> Hi Dan
> The UK OSM chapter is keen to address the issue of diversity but we've got a
> few building blocks to put in place in order to get the chapter functioning
> at full speed.Once we have done this (no more than a few weeks) then we'll
> start addressing one of our core objectives which is to increase the number
> of active mappers in the UK. When we're planning our programme of activities
> to achieve this seems to be the appropriate time to address diversity. As a
> small start we're going to do a quick analysis of our members' data to see
> how many female members we have. Would your interest in this matter be great
> enough to volunteer some time/thought?
> Brian Prangle
> OSMUK Director
> On 10 August 2017 at 09:08, Dan S <danstowell+osm at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thinking about the recent diversity discussions - this UK academic
>> funding call just appeared, "Inclusion Matters":
>> It's for university-based projects. If there are any GIS researchers
>> reading this, maybe an opportunity for a project to build up the
>> inclusiveness of VGI?
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