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Mobile phone and social media data for human-nature research

This session aims to provide a venue for studies that use social media and mobile phone data for the assessment of human-nature interactions and preferences towards the natural environment. Georeferenced big data are the focus of an already extensive and rapidly growing research field, with the potential to explore human-nature interactions and...

22.07.21 | Seminar

Understanding urban mobility during the pandemic

Part of the Urban Studies Spring Seminar Series 2021. The pandemic has brought an unparalleled focus on mobility in urban areas. Initially the interest was in compliance with social distancing measures, then later in understanding transmission risks for the virus and guiding policies on easing restrictions. Looking ahead, the interest is shifti...

27.05.21 | Seminar

Spatial Signatures: understanding (urban) spaces through form and function

Dr Dani Arribas-Bel - senior lecturer in Geographic Data Science at the Department of Geography and Planning of the University of Liverpool - will be presenting at this UBDC research seminar. Following Dr Arribas-Bel's presentation, there will be the opportunity for attendees to pose questions. Abstract This talk will introduce the notion of...

16.03.21 | Seminar