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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

Webinar: Linking multimedia city data

The UK Data Service is holding a webinar on social aspects on the urban environment as part of a series showcasing research using new and novel forms of data. This is a collaborative webinar involving Sarah King-Hele from the UK Data Service, Mark Livingston and Katarzyna Sila-Nowicka from the Urban Big Data Centre, at the University of Glasgow...

12.04.16 | Training

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