Biography

Justin Gleeson is the Director of the All-Island Research Observatory (AIRO) based in the National University of Ireland, Maynooth (www.airo.ie). Justin is also the project manager of spatial analysis projects at the National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis (NIRSA) and involved in a wide range of other projects with the International Centre for Local and Regional Development (ICLRD) and well as European wide spatial planning projects. Justin’s main areas of expertise are in geographical information systems (GIS), demographics, social inclusion, mapping and spatial analysis and improving public data usage and dissemination. Justin has over 12 years experience working within the commercial and research GIS industry in Ireland and the UK. Justin has a BA and MA in Economic Geography from the National University of Ireland, Galway and an MSc in GIS from the University of Leeds. Justin is also currently the Vice President of the Irish Organisation for Geographical Information (IRLOGI) and Board Member of Ordnance Survey Ireland. Current local projects are with OSI/GeoDirectory, Central Statistics Office, Dublin City Council, Kildare County Council and the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). Current EU projects are funded through INTERREG IV and DG Regio.

Working Paper

  Year Publication
2009 Cross-Border Population Accessibility and Regional Growth: An Irish Border Region Case-Study.
Curran, Declan and Gleeson, Justin (2009) Cross-Border Population Accessibility and Regional Growth: An Irish Border Region Case-Study. Working Paper [IR Link] [Details]