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Urban Studies Lunchtime Workshop: Transportation infrastructure as a regional policy tool in Norway

Dr David McArthur, Lecturer in Transport Studies at the Urban Big Data Centre, will speak at this event, which is part of the Urban Studies Lunchtime Workshop Series. One of the key regional policy issues in Norway is how to counteract the ongoing process of urbanisation. Investments in transport infrastructure have played an important part in...

09.02.15 | Workshop

Dr Alasdair Rae: From data to wisdom? Spatial data visualisation as a policy tool

Dr Alasdair Rae, University of Sheffield, will speak at this joint event with the Sustainability Network. Dr Rae's work focuses on the current vogue for big data visualisation and its potential usefulness as a tool to guide, inform and promote public policy. We now have more data than ever before, more powerful tools with which to analyse it, a...

04.02.15 | Seminar

UK High Performance Computing and Big Data Summit 2015

UBDC Director, Professor Piyushimita (Vonu) Thakuriah will speak on 'Urban Big Data Centre Case Study: Addressing the Social, Economic and Environmental Challenges Facing Cities'. Her presentation will cover: Researching complex urban issues such as transport, employment, housing and education through HPC and analysis of multi-sectoral urban...

03.02.15 | External Engagement

Data-driven Modeling for Transportation: Prospects and Challenges

UBDC Director, Professor Piyushimita (Vonu) Thakuriah speaks on 'Data-driven Modeling for Transportation: Prospects and Challenges' at The Ohio State University’s Department of Geography in Columbus, Ohio.

16.01.15 | External Engagement