Consumer Data Research Centre

Archive for February 2017

Shop Direct deliver guest lecture on MSc Consumer Analytics and Marketing Strategy

28 February 2017 - 4:22pm

Students on our MSc in Consumer Analytics and Marketing Strategy were delighted to receive an interactive and informative guest lecture delivered by three speakers from Shop Direct.

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Webinar: Bringing new forms of data to the study of cities

23 February 2017 - 9:46am

This introductory webinar is for anyone with an interest in computers, cities and data. Participants will learn about the explosion of new sources of data and about changes in urban cities that are currently taking place, as well as the main opportunities and challenges this represents. Special attention will be paid to the need to re-think how we approach data in this new landscape to be able to reap the benefits without running into (already solved) problems.

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Webinar: Creating Top Metric Maps

22 February 2017 - 9:44am

This webinar unveils the process of creating “Top Metric” demographic maps, such as the Top Industry map seen on the CDRC Maps platform.

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Tableau Course Review – Nick Malleson

17 February 2017 - 10:25am

I recently attended a 1-day course to learn how to use Tableau visualisation software, hosted by the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) in the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA).

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Using novel types of data to detect illness caused by contaminated food or drink

02 February 2017 - 3:24pm

Affecting an estimated 1 million people at a cost of around £1.5 billion per year (Food Standards Agency, 2011), foodborne illness remains an unacceptably high burden on the UK population and economy. As many victims choose to recover at home without visiting their GP, the number of cases is difficult to measure and severely under reported in national data.

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CDRC PhD Student Rachel Oldroyd named as Data Impact Fellow

02 February 2017 - 3:11pm

Learn more about the UK Data Service’s Data Impact Fellows and their research in this recent video.  

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