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Exploring and analysing open transport data (with a focus on SCOOT data and bikeshare data)

The availability of open data has been growing. Local authorities and companies have been making real-time and historical data, many of which crowd-sourced, available online (through APIs). The often fine temporal and spatial granularity and the real-time nature of these data enrich the set of available data for cutting-edge transport research....

28.04.21 | Training

Making data readable – dashboards, information visualisation and accessible evidence

There is growing demand from non-researchers for insights from academic data resources, analyses and models, something that has been made particularly obvious by the COVID-19 pandemic, with policy makers demanding near-real-time intelligence on patterns of mobility, economic activity and social interaction. In this context, there is enormous po...

23.03.21 | Training

Spatial Signatures: understanding (urban) spaces through form and function

Dr Dani Arribas-Bel - senior lecturer in Geographic Data Science at the Department of Geography and Planning of the University of Liverpool - will be presenting at this UBDC research seminar. Following Dr Arribas-Bel's presentation, there will be the opportunity for attendees to pose questions. Abstract This talk will introduce the notion of...

16.03.21 | Seminar

Urban and Place-based Learning

UBDC's Dr Phil Mason and Professor Catherine Lido will be presenting at the first of five exciting events, organised by the School of Education at the University of Glasgow, that focus on Celebrating Social Justice Research in Education. This webinar features leading-edge research that has investigated relationships between place and educationa...

20.01.21 | External Engagement