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European Commission Urban Joint Program Initiative Governing Board

UBDC Director, Prof. Piyushimita (Vonu) Thakuriah will present at the JPI Urban Europe Governing Board Meeting on the Urban Big Data Centre: Innovations for Sustainable and Socially Just Cities. The purpose of this initiative is to strengthen and co-ordinate European research and innovation within the urban development field.

09.03.15 | External Engagement

Common Purpose Global Leadership Summit

Des McNulty, UBDC Knowledge Exchange and Outreach Manager will be speaking at the Common Purpose Global Leadership Summit to an international audience of students. Des will be participating in a panel discussion on "What Makes a City Smart?".

18.02.15 | External Engagement

AAAS Annual Meeting 2015; Big Data: Challenges and Social Impacts

UBDC Director, Prof. Piyushimita (Vonu) Thakuriah speaks on the 'Big Data: Challenges and Social Impacts' Panel. There has been an unprecedented increase in the quantity and variety of data generated by humankind, with an estimated 90 percent of the world’s data being produced in the past two years. This session will consider how technological...

13.02.15 | External Engagement

Royal Statistical Society Conference; Poverty and deprivation: Statistics for Action

UBDC Associate Director, Prof. Nick Bailey, speaks during Session 2 regarding: Places: What are the local/devolved administration/UK needs? - Council Chamber

10.02.15 | External Engagement