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Use Environmental Data Responsibly Conference

UBDC researcher Professor Marian Scott, Professor of Environmental Statistics at University of Glasgow, will be speaking at this event organised by Environmental Protection Scotland (EPS). Big data sets and analytics are being used to protect Scotland’s environment, improving air quality, noise mapping, energy efficiency, promoting environmental...

08.10.18 | External Engagement

UBDC Data Workshop Series: Integrated Multimedia City Data (iMCD)

This free 1-day event is part of a planned data workshop series at the Urban Big Data Centre. In the first in the series we will focus on the data and collection methods of our unique, cutting edge Integrated Multimedia City Data (iMCD) project. The purpose of this workshop is to help understand the data better, develop research ideas, share ex...

01.10.18 | Workshop

TRANSPORT Smart Class, Scotland 2018

UBDC researcher Dr David McArthur will be speaking at this event on 'Using Crowdsourced Mobility Data to Understand Active Travel'. With the recent doubling of the budget for the promotion of active travel along with ambitious targets for increasing the mode share of active travel, there is a growing need for better data and methods to evaluate...

27.09.18 | External Engagement

The Satellites that ate Delhi: GIS, Big Data and the Politics of Space at the Margins of the Indian City

Sanjay Srivastava, Professor of Sociology and Social Anthropology at the Institute of Economic Growth, University of Delhi will be visiting the Urban Big Data Centre (UBDC) on Tuesday 21st August to give a seminar covering his research into remote sensing technologies to address how big data influences our understanding of cities and urban inequ...

21.08.18 | Seminar