UBDC conducts research on a wide range of aspects of cities and urban systems.

Priority themes include transport, housing, education and urban governance.

Learn more about our work by exploring the themes and projects below.

Integrated Multimedia City Data (iMCD)

This is a primary data collection effort in Glasgow involving the administration of several survey instruments t...


Urban Indicators

Urban Indicators is a centre-wide research project intended to bring together all of the UBDC's research in the...


Statistical linkage, uncertainty and inference in a complex urban data environment

Methodologies for matching datasets on the basis of individual records are well developed. Analysis of social d...


Big Data Management

This project aims to understand the technical data management requirements underlying social science linked data...