Monthly Archives: December 2009

First Geo Education Award

The winners for 2007/2008: Franz Zehetner and Andreas Eichhorn

The winners for 2007/2008: Franz Zehetner and Andreas Eichhorn

The winners for 2008/2009: Gerhard Navratil and Alexander Reiterer

The winners for 2008/2009: Gerhard Navratil and Alexander Reiterer

On December 11, 2009 the Geo Education Awards for excellent achievements in teaching in the field of geodesy at TU Vienna were awarded for the first time.

The selection process for the award is two-stage: the selection of nominees is based on the results of the student’s online teaching evaluation. The prize winners are choosen by the dean for academic affairs, the chairman of the committee for studies and two student representatives. The prize can be given to senior as well as junior teachers.

For the first Geo Education Awards ceremony the speakers were the dean for mathematics and geoinformation Prof. Dietmar Dorninger and the vice rector for academic affairs Prof. Adalbert Prechtl. In the first ceremony the awards were given for the previous two academic years.

We congratulate the winners and thank for their commitment!

More photos of the ceremony

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Book on Cartography in CEE published

cartography_in_cee_coverThe book is part of the series “Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography” published by Springer. It contains selected papers of the symposium “Cartography in Central and Eastern Europe 2009” which was organized by Research Group Cartography together with the International Cartographic Association in February 2009.

More info:
Symposium website
Springer’s flyer for this book [1.3 MB, PDF]
Springer’s website for this book
Look inside at Google Book Search

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