CURA serves as an innovation hub which brings together researchers from across campus to integrate spatial modeling and Geographic Information Science (GIS) into economic, social, and public health research. We provide data management and design expertise, and we also offer web mapping and data hosting on our own servers. We possess strong technical expertise in transportation, housing, and geo-demographics. If you would like to consult with us about your research project, please fill in your details on our Request for Help form.
Our hub connects a group of scholars in social, natural, and environmental sciences; applied economics; agriculture; engineering; health and medical professions; and the humanities.
Our mission is to serve as a bridge across academia, industry, and the policy sector by providing spatial analysis of economic, social, environmental, and health issues in urban and regional settings in Ohio and beyond. We provide the following services to groups across campus: Mapping, Data Hosting, Spatial Analysis, Web App Creation, Geocoding Locations, Research Data Design, Grant Proposal Collaboration, Educational Seminars for Researchers and Industry