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Niels van Manen is researcher at the departement of Spatial Economics of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and at SPINLab, the Spatial Information Laboratory which is the centre for research and education in Geo-Information Science at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He is also Team Leader of the Digital Spatial Humanities research team and he coordinates UNIGIS Amsterdam, our distance-learning programme in GIS. He teaches at the Amsterdam University College and VU Learn! Academy. 

He holds a PhD in History of Medicine of the University of York (2010).


His research interest include historical GIS, urban risk mapping and Geodesign for urban heritage planning.

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