Consumer Data Research Centre

Archive for July 2015

Launch of the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics

23 July 2015 - 2:26pm

A new institute set up to help public and private sector organisations meet the challenges and opportunities of the Big Data revolution opened its doors on Friday 10 July. The Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA) is home to two centres of research, the  ESRC Consumer Data Research Centre (Leeds) and the MRC Centre for Medical Bioinformatics.  […]

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A Level Students take on Big Data

23 July 2015 - 2:12pm

On Thursday 25 June 2015, CDRC’s Research Associate, Guy Lansley, based at University College London (UCL), was invited to attend a Geography Day Conference; the event was organised by the London Student Conferences for A Level students. Held to promote the use of quantitative analysis in Geography, Guy’s talk focused upon ‘Geodemographics and Big Data’ and covered the importance of reliable […]

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CDRC present at Fuzhou University, China

23 July 2015 - 2:10pm

On Monday 6 July and Tuesday 7 July 2015, CDRC’s UCL Director Professor Paul Longley and Research Associate Oliver O’Brien participated in the International Summer Program on Geographical Big Data Analysis and Applications, hosted by Fuzhou University, China. The focus of the event was to discuss new technologies and illustrative applications of big data and […]

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