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Using secondary administrative data to explore civil society

On 21 April 2016 the Urban Big Data Centre will host an ESRC funded workshop on the theme of 'Using secondary administrative data to explore civil society'. This workshop, which is run by the Scottish Civil Society Data Partnership project (see, aims to explore the extent to which administrative data research resources ca...

21.04.16 | Workshop

Future Cities: Do Cities Have Limits? Workshop and Public Lecture

This one-day workshop will provide a platform for blue-sky thinking on the future of cities with a 50+ year time horizon. The objective of the event is to identify key questions for the deep future from a range of perspectives including engineering, architecture and the arts: Looking to the future, what problems do cities solve? Can cities...

18.04.16 | Workshop

Interdisciplinary Data Resources to Address the Challenges of Urban Living

In April 2016 the Urban Big Data Centre (UBDC) at the University of Glasgow hosted an EPSRC-funded 1.5 day workshop to explore the methodological challenges and innovations in urban data and to introduce UBDC’s exciting integrated Multimedia City Data (iMCD) project.  The workshop, entitled ‘Interdisciplinary Data Resources to Address the Chall...

04.04.16 | Workshop

Data Talent Scotland

The Urban Big Data Centre is pleased to take part in the Data Talent Scotland showcase, a collider event bringing together 150 postgraduate data science students and 200 data enthusiasts, 11 universities and 50 businesses from across Scotland. The event will connect new data talent and education with industry, providing businesses with a fantas...

16.03.16 | Workshop