News and Announcements


Winter GIS Institute Closes with Full Day of Project Presentations

posted Jan 26, 2015, 9:24 AM by Rachel Franklin   [ updated Jan 26, 2015, 9:43 AM ]

The Winter 2015 GIS Institute ended on January 16, with a full day of project presentations. Topics ranged from HIV care management in Mississippi to location characteristics of medieval French monasteries. The full range of projects can be found here.

The next GIS Institute will be offered in late May. Check back soon for further details!


S4's Winter 2015 GIS Institute: Apply Now!

posted Oct 17, 2014, 1:10 PM by Rachel Franklin   [ updated Oct 17, 2014, 1:10 PM ]

Applications are now being accepted for S4's Winter 2015 GIS Institute. The Institute will be held January 5-16, with the first week dedicated to lectures and tutorials and the second to individual project work. The Institute culminates in a day-long conference on the 16th at which participants present their project work. Attendance on the 16th is mandatory!

The application link can be found here. Questions about the Institute? Feel free to contact S4 associate director, Rachel Franklin (rachel_franklin at brown.edu).

Winter GIS Institute: Registration Opens October 20

posted Sep 15, 2014, 11:26 AM by Rachel Franklin   [ updated Sep 15, 2014, 11:29 AM ]

S4's Winter 2015 GIS Institute will be help January 5-16. See our informational flyer for further details. Applications will be accepted starting October 20 and rolling admissions will commence on the 17th of November. Deadline to apply is December 1, 2014. Questions? Contact S4 associate director and Institute organizer, Rachel Franklin (rachel_franklin@brown.edu).

Summer GIS Institute Participants Share Project Results

posted Aug 19, 2014, 12:46 PM by Rachel Franklin   [ updated Aug 19, 2014, 12:49 PM ]

Twenty graduate students, researchers, postdocs, and faculty took part in S4's Summer 2014 GIS Institute. As in previous Institutes, the range of disciplines represented and topics covered in Institute projects was wide: everything from classical studies to environmental change. The final Institute presentation program can be found here.

Check back soon for information on the Winter 2015 GIS Institute, which will be held in January!

Applications Now Being Accepted for S4's Summer 2014 GIS Institute

posted Mar 31, 2014, 10:47 AM by Rachel Franklin   [ updated Mar 31, 2014, 10:52 AM ]

We are now accepting applications for our Summer 2014 GIS Institute, to be held June 2nd-13th on the Brown University campus.  Rolling admissions will start on May 1 and the final application deadline is May 15, 2014 (although in recent years the Institute has filled before the deadline, so apply early!).

Click here to complete the online application.  S4 welcomes participants from the broader Providence community and other educational institutions on a space-available basis.  In those cases, please contact Rachel Franklin, S4 associate director and Institute coordinator, directly for more application details.

Dates Announced for S4's Summer 2014 GIS Institute

posted Mar 5, 2014, 9:23 AM by Rachel Franklin   [ updated Mar 5, 2014, 9:23 AM ]

S4's next GIS Institute will be held June 2-13, 2014.  Applications will be accepted starting April 1, 2014; further details coming soon!  For an idea of the material covered during the Institute, see the Winter 2014 schedule.

Winter 2014 GIS Institute a Resounding Success!

posted Mar 5, 2014, 9:11 AM by Rachel Franklin   [ updated Mar 5, 2014, 9:20 AM ]

Thanks to the Winter 2014 GIS Institute participants for a stimulating and productive two weeks this January. Institute participants came from many disciplines this time around, including Political Science, Sociology, Economics, and Public Health. For a taste of the range of project work presented, see the workshop program.

Apply Now for S4's Winter 2014 GIS Institute

posted Oct 16, 2013, 12:01 PM by Rachel Franklin   [ updated Oct 16, 2013, 12:16 PM ]

Applications are now being accepted for S4's Winter 2014 GIS Institute, which will be held January 6th-17th on the Brown University campus.  Rolling admissions will start on November 18 and the final application deadline is December 2, 2013 (although in recent years the Institute has filled before the deadline, so apply early!).

Click here to complete the online application.  S4 welcomes participants from the broader Providence community and other educational institutions on a space-available basis.  In those cases, please contact Rachel Franklin, S4 associate director and Institute coordinator, directly for more application details.

A downloadable Institute flyer with complete workshop details can be found here.

Registration for S4's Winter 2014 GIS Institute Opens October 21st

posted Sep 17, 2013, 1:30 PM by Rachel Franklin   [ updated Sep 17, 2013, 1:30 PM ]

Interested in S4's Winter 2014 GIS Institute?  The Institute will be offered January 6th-17th, 2014.  Application instructions and further details will be posted here over the next few weeks.  Stay tuned!

Summer GIS Institute Presentations - You're Invited!

posted May 30, 2013, 12:57 PM by Rachel Franklin   [ updated May 30, 2013, 12:58 PM ]

The Summer 2013 GIS Institute Conference will be held at 9:30 am on Friday, May 31 in the Population Studies & Training Center (PSTC) seminar room.  All are welcome to attend!  A detailed program can be found here.  Come see what this summer's Institute participants have been up to!

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