Objectives & Themes

The objectives of SInRG are:

  • To provide an over-arching structure for the management of research in the Spatial Information Sciences within DIT;
  • To facilitate collaboration between researchers in the Spatial Information Sciences in the development of new knowledge and new applications of spatial information;
  • To facilitate collaboration with other researchers and research bodies;
  • To establish DIT as a centre of excellence in spatial information research.


The major spatial information research themes for SInRG are:

  • Spatial data acquisition, applications and management
  • Point cloud data acquisition and processing
  • Geodetic Surveying and Geodesy
  • Geospatial BIM
  • Land Management
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Education in the spatial sciences