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Planning's Future Lecture

The Georgia Insitute of Technology's School of City & Regional Planning will present a series of lectures in Fall 2017 as part of their Planning's Future Lecture Series, which is open to the public. This series will invite scholars and practitioners to share their ideas in a featured lecture-discussion to both current and future city planne...

20.10.17 | External Engagement

New Mobility Perspectives in the era of Wearable Sensors

UBDC Research Associate, Dr. Katarzyna Sila-Nowicka, will be presenting at this event organised by the Edinburgh local group of the Royal Statistical Society. Abstract Human mobility is vital for understanding expansion processes in urban areas, the establishment of transportation services and the spatial distribution of facilities. Until rece...

03.10.17 | External Engagement

SICSA DemoFest

The Urban Big Data Centre will be exhibiting at SICSA DemoFest - the annual technology showcase of leading Informatics and Computer Science research from Scottish Universities. This event creates an environment for industry partners and academics to come together and identify opportunities for: Collaborative Innovation Studentships, Placeme...

03.10.17 | External Engagement

Big Data Matters - Towards Smart Statistics

UBDC Director Professor Vonu Thakuriah will be presenting on Mapping mobility: painting a more detailed picture of traffic and transport with big data at this event. Big Data has the power to improve efficiency, accuracy and timeliness in information-led work practices, thus providing tools for enhanced policy support to governments and industr...

27.09.17 | External Engagement