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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

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

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-time...

25.05.21 | Training

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