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UBDC Active Travel Data Challenge Day: Get More People Cycling!

Join us at this free afternoon event at the Glasgow Tontine centre designed to develop ideas for big data research and active travel. Contribute your ideas and share real-life experiences of urban cycling. Hear from our Data Challenge Finalists and help them develop their ideas for useful apps. This event is the culmination of our first cyclin...

09.11.17 | Workshop

Decision Support Systems in Urban Planning

The Urban Big Data Centre will host a free training workshop on Thursday 21st September entitled ‘Decision Support Systems in Urban Planning’ presented by Dr Jan Kazak, Lecturer in the Department of Spatial Economy, Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences. Jan has been visiting the Urban Big Data Centre on a 4 week fellowship via...

21.09.17 | Workshop

Making cities work better: Urban Analytics Data Dive

Fancy spending two days working on Strava and Zoopla data from UBDC with fellow data scientists at the Alan Turing Institute?  The Turing is collaborating with the ONS Data Science Campus to run an intensive two-day urban analytics data dive on Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th July.  Challenges have been set by governmental partners and data wil...

25.07.17 | Workshop

New Sources of Data for Social Science Research

This free event provides an opportunity to catch up with new sources of data for social science research.  The data sources are:  Administrative data  Biomarker data Urban big data  For each of these sources of data we will give an overview and consider how they can be used to extend your options for exploring social science research qu...

20.06.17 | Workshop