Consumer Data Research Centre

Archive for March 2017

CDRC Maps London’s Daily Commute

28 March 2017 - 1:16pm

Oliver O’Brien, CDRC Data Scientist and Senior Research Associate at UCL Dept of Geography, has published a visualisation of Department for Transport traffic counts by mode, for the morning rush hour for London, at Viewers can access raw counts data over the last 15 years, for several thousand measuring sites in the capital, and see […]

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The online tool that can track, monitor and analyse nutritional intake

27 March 2017 - 3:09pm

Janet Cade, University of Leeds We all know that most people could improve the quality of their diet. Most of us do not eat the recommended five-a-day portions of fruit and vegetables – let alone seven or even ten, as some have suggested. Nor do we consume adequate amounts of oily fish. Instead, intakes are […]

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Hiscox University Data Challenge

21 March 2017 - 10:29am

Lawrence Ning Lu, CDRC PhD Student, is leading a team from the University of Leeds in the Hiscox University Data Challenge. The challenge sees three teams from LSE, York and Leeds Universities compete to solve real world problems.

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CDRC’s Deputy Director James Cheshire wins National Travel Publishing Prize

10 March 2017 - 1:23pm

CDRC’s Deputy Director James Cheshire has won the London Book Fair Innovation in Travel Publishing Prize in the 2016 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards for his publication ‘Where the Animals Go’ co-written with Oliver Uberti. The book demonstrates how data and technology have changed our understanding of animal movement, and showcases the latest research and […]

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CDRC’s Dr James Cheshire will be speaking at Data Science Festival

03 March 2017 - 4:01pm

Dr James Cheshire will be speaking about Spatial Analysis at this years Data Science Festival on 29th April. The Data Science Festival is a free, week long, annual, celebration of all things data science. The festival consists of lectures, workshops, demos, code sprints, panel discussions and social events, spread across London and runs from 24 […]

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UCL will be hosting the next London R workshop and networking event

03 March 2017 - 3:25pm

The timings for the 28 March event will be: 2.30pm – 3pm – Registration of workshop attendees 3pm – 5.30pm – Workshop in DLT 5.30pm – 6.20pm – Registration for evening meeting and arrival networking drinks in rooms B05 and B15 6.20pm – 8.00pm – Presentations in DLT 8.00-9.30pm – Networking drinks in rooms B05 […]

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