We are a multidisciplinary research group of social scientists, data scientists, and engineers, supported by our Centre’s administrative team.

Qiaosi (Joss ) Li

Research Associate

Dr Qiaosi Li joined UBDC in June 2022 as a research associate in urban sensing. She received her PhD in Geography and Resource Management from The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Phil Mason

Research Fellow: Educational Disadvantage and Place

Dr Phil Mason joined UBDC to work on the Educational Disadvantage and Place project, which is investigating neighbourhood effects on Secondary, Further and Higher Education outcomes and trajectories into work in Glasgow and the seven surrounding Local Authority areas.

Michael Osborne

Professor of Adult and Lifelong Learning

Michael Osborne is Professor of Adult and Lifelong Learning at the University of Glasgow and Director of Research within the School of Education.