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Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Using ArcGIS

GIS is an information system that can capture, store, manipulate, analyse, manage and display all types of spatial or geographic data (e.g. census data, landscape attributes and more). This course focuses on the widely used GIS software application, ArcGIS, which has an easy-to-use interface and is very reliable in terms of support and document...

19.08.15 | Training

JSM Conference 2015 - New Tools for Transportation Statistics

On 13th August 2015, Professor Piyushimita (Vonu) Thakuriah, UBDC Director, speaks at the JSM Conference in Seattle, Washington. Prof. Thakuriah will participate in the panel on 'New Tools for Transportation Statistics' and present on 'Unstructured Social Media Data for Transportation Applications: Benefits and Challenges'. View the full agend...

13.08.15 | Workshop

Spatial Analysis and Urban Big Data Research at UBDC in Glasgow

UBDC researcher, Dr Jing Yao presents at the Workshop on Spatial-temporal Big Data and Advances in Geographical Information Sciences in Beijing, China. The workshop is organised by theĀ Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Dr Yao's presentation focuses on Spatial Analysis and Urban Big Data Research, where...

01.08.15 | Workshop

Introduction to UBDC in Glasgow - Spatial Statistics in Social Sciences and the Challenges of Big Data

On 16 July Dr Jing Yao, UBDC Lecturer in Urban Big Data and Quantitative Methods, delivers two presentations to audiences atĀ Nankai University in Tianjin, China. The first presentation will be on UBDC's research and services, and the next on Spatial Statistics in Social Sciences and the Challenges of Big Data. Her visit to Nankai is supported...

16.07.15 | Seminar