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

Keith Kintrea

Professor of Urban Studies and Housing

Keith Kintrea has funded and led over 30 research grants and contracts, and acted as co-investigator for 15 other major projects. He has published over 100 articles, reports and book sections, including more than 30 refereed journal articles mainly on housing, regeneration and young people.

Catherine Lido

Senior Lecturer (Social Justice Place and Lifelong Education)

Dr. Catherine Lido is a Lecturer in Psychology, in the School of Education at the University of Glasgow. She has been working with UBDC to assess the city's learning access and metrics, as well as working with large data and multi-media data sources.

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.