We are a multidisciplinary research group of social scientists, data scientists, and engineers, supported by our Centre’s administrative team.

Catherine Lido

Lead - Educational Disadvantage and Place

Professor Catherine Lido is a Social Psychologist in the School of Education, University of Glasgow, Associate Director of Urban Big Data Centre and Deputy Director of the PASCAL International Observatory. Professor Lido has nearly 20 years experience lecturing and researching the psychology of stereotyping, prejudice and diversity.

Mark Livingston

Lead - Housing and Neighbourhoods

Dr Mark Livingston leads UBDC's Housing and Neighbourhoods research. He is a social scientist with over 12 years of postdoctoral experience working both in public health and urban studies.

David McArthur

Associate Director – Training and Capacity Building

Dr David McArthur is the Associate Director for Training and Capacity Building at UBDC and is a Senior Lecturer in Transport Studies at the University of Glasgow.

Qunshan Zhao

Lead - Urban Sensing & Analytics

Dr Qunshan Zhao is a Senior Lecturer in Urban Analytics in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Glasgow and leads UBDC's Urban Sensing and Analytics research.