Author Archives: Paula

About Paula

Senior Research Associate on the Great Britain Historical GIS Project, the team behind the website 'A Vision of Britain through Time'

Don’t Lose Your Way

An estimated 10,000 miles of footpaths across England and Wales are under threat of being lost forever, but today marks the beginning of a new digital project to identify them all before it is too late. We’re supporting the Ramblers’ … Continue reading

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Issues with website

Apologies if you have had trouble accessing our main website A Vision of Britain through Time in the last few days. We’ve been making some technical changes and it seems to have had unexpected consequences. We hope to get normal … Continue reading

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New department name

At the beginning of this month the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences was merged with the Department of Geography, where the GBHGIS project team has been based since the start of 2000 when it moved to the University of … Continue reading

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Hot off the press – new articles published

Twice in the space of two days we have been able to celebrate the successful publication of an article. On Monday we arrived back in the office to discover the Historical Methods theme issue on crowd-sourcing and citizen science had … Continue reading

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Download problem for protected data resolved

We think we’ve resolved the issues that registered UK Federation users were having with downloading our protected data from A Vision of Britain through Time. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. N.B. For the time being you may find it requires two … Continue reading

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Problem with protected download data from Vision of Britain

Apologies if you are having problems with downloading our protected data from A Vision of Britain through Time. We are aware of the problem, and are working on finding the cause. However, our current capacity to sort this kind of … Continue reading

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GB1900 volunteer motivations article published

Last week saw the online publication of our latest GB1900 offering, an article about volunteer motivations. It is based on in-depth interviews with six of our most committed volunteers together with an online survey of wider opinions which was open … Continue reading

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