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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 postgraduate students in Social Sciences at any o...

19.06.18 | External Engagement

Collecting and Storing Data from Internet-based Sources

Collecting and Storing Data from Internet-based Sources will be an afternoon session providing researchers with the essential skills required to effectively use Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) for downloading data from a variety of online data sources. It will then cover the use of databases for storing and retrieving data and demonst...

11.06.18 | Training

1st Annual Scottish Housing Policy Conference 2018

UBDC Associate Director Professor 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 system but is undoubtedly due to oppor...

06.06.18 | External Engagement

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 rich data sources; what novel mathematical models...

30.05.18 | External Engagement