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Data Bites #19: Getting things done with data in government

UBDC Director Professor Nick Bailey will speak at this Data Bites event from the Institute for Government. Better use of data is key to more effective government. Across government, teams are doing fascinating work with data. But those projects don’t get the attention they deserve. At this event, the speakers will present their data projects in...

05.05.21 | External Engagement

The Academy of Urbanism Coffee Break

Dr David McArthur, Associate Director for Training and Capacity Building at UBDC and Senior Lecturer in Transport Studies at the University of Glasgow, will present at this AoU Coffee Break. These sessions are hosted and organised by a group of Young Urbanists in Scotland, and are open to all. If you have never been to an AoU event before, or ar...

20.05.21 | External Engagement

Introduction to Adzuna job market data

This webinar will introduce delegates to the Adzuna dataset. Adzuna is a new dataset available from the Urban Big Data Centre (UBDC). Adzuna searches thousands of websites and brings together millions of advertisements on their website. Adzuna aims to be the most abundant classified ads site on the web. The dataset consists of full point-in-ti...

25.05.21 | Training

Introduction to geospatial analysis using Python tools and Adzuna data

In this webinar the Adzuna dataset will be used to demonstrate how to perform typical GIS tasks in the Python environment. Following on from the Introduction to Adzuna job market data webinar, which takes place on 25th May, this session will cover how to read and write spatial data, perform a simple geospatial analysis, create map and cartograp...

03.06.21 | Training