Past events 2018

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6 Jun

1st Annual Scottish Housing Policy Conference 2018

UBDC Associate Director Nick Bailey will be speaking at the 1st Annual Scottish Housing Policy Conference 2018: Scotland and the new private rented sector.The PRS is experiencing unprecedented growth in Scotland and elsewhere in the U.K. This is partly down to problems in the rest of the housing ...

30 May

City Analytics Conference

UBDC Director Professor Vonu Thakuriah will be speaking at The Royal Society of Edinburgh's City Analytics conference. In today’s digital, multi-sensored world, cities have become ‘living laboratories’, providing a range of data streams around urban life. What new opportunities arise from these r...

24 Apr

New and Emerging Forms of Data for Policy Making: Transport, health and air quality management

UBDC Director Professor Vonu Thakuriah will be speaking at this one day mini-conference (organised by HABITS), which will explore the way in which new and emerging forms of data (aka ‘big’ data – such as mobile phone data, social network data, geo-tagged data, image data) are contributing to inno...

13 Apr

GeoNatura workshop - Social & Environmental applications of GIS

What are the advantages derived from the use of geographic information in social and environmental applications? Which sectors of society benefit from the use of geographical information systems (GIS) and which sectors are potential employers? What is the current state and future trends of GIS ap...

13 Mar

Catch! Showcase

Graham Hanson, ITS Policy Lead, Traffic and Technology Division, at the Department for Transport will be delivering the keynote speech at this event.Catch! is a £2m collaborative R&D project that brings together high growth SMEs, leading research centres - including UBDC - and 5 forward think...

25 Jan

Public Health Product Forge

Fancy spending three days working on Strava and iMCD Household Survey/Travel Diary data from UBDC with fellow data enthusiasts? Product Forge is back with a public health hackathon from Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th January 2018 at the Biscuit Factory in Edinburgh.In collaboration with the NHS Inf...