Past events 2018

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6 Aug

2018 IGU Regional Conference

UBDC researcher Dr David McArthur will be presenting a paper on 'Enhancing data privacy with semantic trajectories: A raster‐based framework for GPS stop/move management' at a special session being organised by the Network on European Communications and Transport Activities Research group at the ...

10 Jul

AESOP Annual Congress

UBDC researcher Dr David McArthur will present a paper he co-authored with Dr Jin Hong and Dr Mark Livingston on 'The evaluation of large cycling infrastructure investments in the Glasgow Clyde Valley planning area before, during and after the Commonwealth Games: The use of crowdsourced data (Str...

19 Jun

SGSSS Summer School 2018

UBDC researcher Dr David McArthur has been invited to participate in a panel discussion about interdisciplinary research at the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science’s (SGSSS) Summer School. Every June, the SGSSS hosts the popular Summer School in Edinburgh. The Summer School is open to all ...

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 May

4th Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility

UBDC Director Professor Vonu Thakuriah will be presenting a keynote on Exploring social and economic implications of big data for mobility at this event.  The University of Thessaly, Department of Civil Engineering, Traffic, Transportation and Logistics Laboratory – TTLog, organizes the 4th Confe...

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...