After already having won the prestiguous national ESRI Young Scholar Award 2013, Joris Tieleman, educated in GIS by the SPINlab during his VU-master studies in Spatial, Transport and Environmental Economics has now also won the NVM Thesis Award 2013.
The NVM (Dutch Association of Real Estate Brokers) yearly awards the best thesis that has a topic related to the housing market. The aim is to stimulate academic debate and to come to new and creative insights.
Joris has won a prize of 5,000 Euro for UvA thesis research in Human Geography in which he used GIS to analyze gentrification patterns through relative housing prices. He has used the NVM data for this purpose.
Click here to go directly to the series of video maps he has produced and that are at the core of his thesis work.