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Professor George Cho

Professor George Cho


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Tel: +61 2 6201 5650


George's interests are in geographic information systems and its legal implications, environmental law, teaching and learning technical subjects, and how students learn.

He is a research scientist with the Institute for Applied Ecology and the Faculty of ESTeM. His research focuses on the study of the legal and policy issues affecting geographic information science and the practical problems in the application of technology in the creation, use and impact of digital spatial information.

George has taught courses in geographic information systems, environmental law, electronic law for business and government especially e-business and e-commerce and international trade, intellectual property law and the law of cyberspace.

George Cho has held academic teaching and research appointments at various universities including as Research Scholar at the Australian National University, Canberra; Tutor and Lecturer at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur; Teaching Assistant at the University of British Columbia, and Visiting Lecturer at Liverpool, England, Maynooth College, National University of Ireland, University of Hanoi, Keele University, England and the University of Canterbury, NZ.

He is the Chair, Academic Board at the University of Canberra.

Research interests:

  • Privacy and intellectual property issues in cyberspace
  • E-commerce and e-business law
  • Geographic information and geospatial analytics