Consumer Data Research Centre

Archive for November 2017

Propensity to Cycle Tool Hackathon

22 November 2017 - 9:54am

A hackathon was organised by Robin Lovelace and the rest of the PCT team to allow ‘advanced users’ to play around with the tool and come up with ideas for its future development. This follows the desire expressed by the team that the open source nature of the tool will increase its usefulness (Lovelace et […]

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Can activity self-tracking decrease health and social inequalities?

09 November 2017 - 3:24pm

Dr Chris Till discusses his new project which will use self-tracked data to assess demographic differences in activity patterns.

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Public Health England’s new interactive FingerTips website features CDRC data

08 November 2017 - 10:45am

Following the successful launch of the CDRC indicator ‘Access to Healthy Assets and Hazards’ (AHAH), the overall index of how healthy neighbourhoods are has been incorporated into Public Health England’s ‘FingerTips’ Wider Determinants of Health Data Resource. The data resource compiles various indicators by Public Health England that are supplied to Local Governments to aid […]

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CDRC research presented by Cluttons 

03 November 2017 - 3:54pm

The research analysis from one of this year’s Masters Research Dissertation student was presented to professionals at an event hosted by the leading residential real estate agent Cluttons. The event, ‘Unlocking London’s Migration Patterns’, brought together professionals from the public and private sector to delve into the factors impacting upon London’s migration patterns.  Research conducted […]

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Data Analysts User Group conference 2017 – videos now available

01 November 2017 - 2:53pm

On 20th October 2017 the CDRC sponsored and supported the 14th annual Data Analysts User Group Conference (DUG), hosted at the Royal Society. The conference focussed upon Data Sharing: New Challenges, Opportunities and Examples… There were some great presentations and stimulating audience discussion over the course of the day around the conference’s key questions: 1. […]

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