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Urban Studies Lunchtime Workshop: Experiments with a Venue-Centric Model for Personalised and Time-Aware Venue Suggestion

Dr Craig Macdonald, Lord Kelvin Adam Smith Fellow in Sensor Systems, will speak at this event, which is part of the Urban Studies Lunchtime Workshop Series. Abstract Location-based social networks (LBSNs), such as Foursquare, fostered the emergence of new tasks such as recommending venues a user might wish to visit. In the literature, recommen...

23.02.15 | Workshop

Common Purpose Global Leadership Summit

Des McNulty, UBDC Knowledge Exchange and Outreach Manager, will be speaking at the Common Purpose Global Leadership Summit to an international audience of students. Des will be participating in a panel discussion on 'What Makes a City Smart?'.

18.02.15 | External Engagement

AAAS Annual Meeting 2015; Big Data: Challenges and Social Impacts

UBDC Director Professor Piyushimita (Vonu) Thakuriah speaks on the 'Big Data: Challenges and Social Impacts' Panel at the AAAS Annual Meeting 2015. There has been an unprecedented increase in the quantity and variety of data generated by humankind, with an estimated 90 percent of the world’s data being produced in the past two years. This sessi...

13.02.15 | External Engagement

Royal Statistical Society Conference; Poverty and deprivation: Statistics for Action

UBDC Associate Director, Professor Nick Bailey, speaks during Session 2 of the Royal Statistical Society Conference. Places: What are the local/devolved administration/UK needs? - Council Chamber

10.02.15 | External Engagement