Timothy Hawthorne

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Welcome Dr. Bo Yang! New Post-Doctoral Scholar for Drones and Citizen Science GIS Work

I’d like to introduce our newest Citizen Science GIS team member: Dr. Bo Yang. Bo is joining us from the University of Cincinnati and will serve as a post-doctoral scholar to support Citizen Science GIS and our new $1.3 million collaborative NSF grant for drones and GIS with the Smithsonian. We are excited to have …

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1st national community geography workshop funded by NSF

The first ever national workshop in community geography is scheduled for January 25-26, 2019 in Atlanta, GA, bringing together academic researchers and community leaders interested in using geographic research for community development, social justice, and environmental sustainability. We anticipate accepting forty community geography fellows to this workshop. It will focus on sharing work related to …

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New $1.25 Million NSF Award to Smithsonian Institution and Dr. Hawthorne’s Open Reef Team

Open Reef heads west partnering with Smithsonian Institution on new $1.25 million National Science Foundation grant August 21, 2018 A new collaborative $1.25 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation will support the Open Reef initiative of Citizen Science GIS at University of Central Florida. The Open Reef team led by Timothy L. Hawthorne, …

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Proud to Serve as Your Florida Geography Steward with National Geographic

As of April 2018, I am deeply honored, excited, and humbled to be named The Florida Geography Steward with National Geographic. Don’t worry, I’m not leaving my assistant professor role at UCF. This unique opportunity enhances our work at UCF and leverages partnership opportunities to support geographic education and research across Florida and beyond. What …

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2017 Esri Special Achievement Awardee for Our Citizen Science GIS Team!

Citizen Science GIS is deeply humbled and excited to accept the 2017 Special Achievement in GIS Award from Esri, the world’s leading GIS company.  We are one of four higher education initiative worldwide this year to be accept the award! “For us, receiving the 2017 Special Achievement in GIS Award reflects the importance of connecting science …

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