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UBDC Summer Training 2017: Introduction to ArcGIS

The importance of understanding the spatial dimension of data has long been understood. Despite this, the spatial aspects are often ignored; in part due to a lack of knowledge and skill about how to process it. This issue has become more pressing in recent years, which have seen a massive expansion in the quantity of data available. At the same...

01.08.17 | Training

UBDC Training 2017: Introduction to R

As a powerful open-source tool for statistical analysis, R has been increasingly utilised in higher education, scientific research and practice. The purpose of this course is to introduce basic knowledge of R, such as loading data into R, performing basic statistical techniques and visualising data. By the end of the course, you will be able to...

26.05.17 | Training

Transforming Data into Actionable Intelligence: Health and Social Care

The Urban Big Data Centre and SASNet are hosting a free training course at the University of Glasgow on Friday 5th May that will be delivered by NHS Scotland's Information Services Division (ISD). This short course will explain and showcase the ISD's innovative ways of utilising data and information to support operational and strategic areas an...

05.05.17 | Training