Instructors

Chris Brunsdon is a Professor of Geocomputation, and Director of the National Centre for Geocomputation at Maynooth University. Prior to this he was Professor of human Geography at the University of Liverpool in the UK, and before this he worked in the Universities of Leicester, Glamorgan and Newcastle (UK). He has degrees from Durham University (BSc Mathematics) and Newcastle University (MSc Medical Statistics, PhD in Geography).

John Buckley is an artist, researcher and educator, lecturing in 3D Modelling, Real-time Rendering and VFX on the BA in 3D Design, Modelmaking and Digital Art in IADT Dun Laoghaire, where he also supervises Masters by Research in Visual Arts Practice and Cyberpsychology. John is also a Unity developer with the digital design company Noho. His practice is focused on virtual and augmented reality technologies, videogames and real-time visualisation and his research interests are in the philosophy, politics and modalities of perception in digital cultures.

Martin Charlton has been Senior Research Associate in the National Centre for Geocomputation since 2004. Before coming to Ireland, he was a lecturer in the Department of Geography at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He has long standing interests in geographic information systems, spatial modelling, spatial data analysis, and health applications of GIS. He is one of the developers of Geographically Weighted Regression.

Niall O hoisin is founder and Managing Director of Noho. He is also Creative Director and Animation Director and is responsible for articulating the creative vision on all projects. He combines expertise in animation and design with a passion for video and technology, creating innovative solutions and interpretive experiences across diverse industry sectors: from heritage to corporate and broadcast. Niall began working in the Post Production industry in 1994 and has been at the forefront of the computer graphics industry in Ireland for the past 20 years.

Emily Johnson holds a PhD in literature and digital humanities from Trinity College Dublin. Her thesis analysed literary space and the ethics of artistic production in Roberto Bolaño’s final novel, 2666. Emily also holds an MPhil from the School of English at TCD, where she has taught as an adjunct since 2011.

Jack Kavanagh is a PhD candidate in the Digital Arts & Humanities at Maynooth University. His thesis ‘Re-mapping the Irish civil war’ re-examines the Irish civil war utilising newly released documents from the Military Archives of Ireland.

Costas Papadopoulos is a Lecturer in Digital Heritage at An Foras Feasa, Maynooth University, specialising in cultural heritage, 3D recording, visualisation, simulation and analysis, and in theoretical approaches to archaeology, heritage, and computational methods.

MSc in Spatial eHumanities & MA in Digital Humanities (2017-18)