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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

2018 IGU Regional Conference

UBDC researcher Dr David McArthur will be presenting a paper on 'Enhancing data privacy with semantic trajectories: A raster‐based framework for GPS stop/move management' at a special session being organised by the Network on European Communications and Transport Activities Research group at the International Geographical Union Regional conferen...

06.08.18 | External Engagement

AESOP Annual Congress

UBDC researcher Dr David McArthur will present a paper he co-authored with Dr Jin Hong and Dr Mark Livingston on 'The evaluation of large cycling infrastructure investments in the Glasgow Clyde Valley planning area before, during and after the Commonwealth Games: The use of crowdsourced data (Strava)'. This session will take place on Wednesday 1...

10.07.18 | External Engagement

SGSSS Summer School 2018

UBDC researcher Dr David McArthur has been invited to participate in a panel discussion about interdisciplinary research at the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science’s (SGSSS) Summer School. Every June, the SGSSS hosts the popular Summer School in Edinburgh. The Summer School is open to all post graduate students in Social Sciences at any...

19.06.18 | External Engagement