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Harvey J. Miller Workshop: The Moving Across Places Study (MAPS) and the Future of Data-Driven Urban Science

Lack of physical activity (PA) and consequent poor health outcomes such as obesity, diabetes and some cancers is a persistent public health issue.  Planners and policy leaders often view public transit as a means for increasing PA levels. While there is evidence that public transit users are more physically active overall, it is not clear wheth...

23.06.15 | Workshop

Open Knowledge Foundation and Open Data Meet-up

The Urban Big Data Centre is hosting the next Glasgow-based Open Data Meet-up in conjunction with the Open Knowledge Foundation. Please join us for a presentation from UBDC staff and an informal discussion regarding open data in Scotland. Refreshments and snacks will be available during a break from the meeting between 6:45pm - 7:15pm in the a...

02.06.15 | Workshop

International Conference on Weblog and Social Media: 'Tweeting Behaviour during Train Disruptions within a City'

UBDC researchers Nut Limsopatham, M-Dyaa Albakour, Craig Macdonald and Iadh Ounis present their paper 'Tweeting Behaviour during Train Disruptions within a City' at the Digital Placemaking Workshop, which is part of the 2015 International Conference on Weblog and Social Media (ICWSM) in Oxford this May. Abstract In a smart city environment, c...

26.05.15 | Workshop

Urban Studies Lunchtime Workshop: From GPS trajectories to Spatial Interaction

UBDC Research Associate Katarzyna Sila-Nowicka will speak at this event, which is part of the Urban Studies Lunchtime Workshop Series. Abstract Spatial Interaction is a term for any type of movement over space that results from a decision-making process. More specifically, examples of spatial interaction include, commuting journeys, shopping t...

09.03.15 | Workshop