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Society/business Center for Information Technology Research and Innovation Support Services Geodienst


Spatial expertise centre that provides research support
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Welcome to the Geodienst! We are the spatial expertise centre and we offer free support for all students & staff with GIS and data management.

The Geodienst is the central point of contact for technological innovation in the field of spatial information technology including data, software, and visualization. Additionally, we can improve engagement with research output by developing (interactive) maps, for example.

Research support

The Geodienst can help you with:

  • Research proposals
  • Research methodology
  • Spatial data
  • Tooling
  • Analysis
  • Visualizations
  • Customized software
  • Spatial innovation

With our team we work through 100-200 calls a month from different faculties, the Hanze University of Applied Sciences or other partners. We have supported dozens of scientific publications through spatial analysis and visualizations.

We have worked on projects in the fields of Healthy ageing, Energy, Sustainability, Ecology, History, Archaeology, Disaster Risk Managment and more.

Questions about your research or GIS?

Just send us an email at geodienst, or visit our Open Office Hours every Tuesday at the central library or join us on Wednesdays for our Open Working Hours at Zernike. You can also schedule a personal appointment.

Upcoming Workshops:

Bring your research into the spotlight: Tell your story with maps

Friday 16 February 2024

Introduction to GIS for PhD students

Friday 23 February 2024

Want to stay updated on what we do? Or see cool maps? Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin & Reddit!

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