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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, University of Glasgow  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, recommending venues has typically been addressed using user-centric recommendation...

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

Urban Studies Lunchtime Workshop: What does this 'Scottish Cities Knowledge Centre' actually do?

This event is part of the Urban Studies Lunchtime Workshop Series. Dr Donald Houston Director, Scottish Cities Knowledge Centre This presentation outlines the work of the Scottish Cities Knowledge Centre (a ‘Knowledge Exchange’ initiative), its future plans and how you might be able to use it to disseminate your work.

16.02.15 | Workshop

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

UBDC Director, Prof. Piyushimita (Vonu) Thakuriah speaks on the 'Big Data: Challenges and Social Impacts' Panel. 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 session will consider how technological...

13.02.15 | External Engagement