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Masterclass with Professor Harvey J. Miller

UBDC is delighted to announce a Masterclass with Professor Harvey J. Miller, Chair in Geographic Information Science and Professor at The Ohio State University. This masterclass is aimed primarily at postgraduate and early career researchers - please see full agenda below. Refreshments and light lunch will be provided. Agenda 12:00pm – 12:2...

25.06.15 | Masterclass

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

Mark S. Fox Seminar: The PolisGnosis Project Enabling the Computational Analysis of City Performance

Cities use a variety of metrics to evaluate and compare their performance.   With the introduction of ISO 37120, which contains over 100 indicators for measuring a city’s quality of life and sustainability, it is now possible to consistently measure and compare cities, assuming they adhere to the standard. The goal of this research is to develo...

08.06.15 | Seminar

IASSIST Conference - The Data Divide: Data In The International Context

UBDC Senior IT Manager, Mark Mitchell, presents at the IASSIST Annual Conference in Minneapolis on Wednesday 3rd June. The topic of this year's conference is 'The Data Divide: Data in the International Context'. Mark will be speaking in a session on Enabling Public Use of Public Data, drawing from the infrastructure and services provided by the...

03.06.15 | External Engagement