Consumer Data Research Centre

Archive for August 2018

Changes to the ESRC Secondary Data Analysis Initiative

31 August 2018 - 11:00am

As of 17 May 2018, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) introduced some key changes to the ESRC’s Secondary Data Analysis Initiative (SDAI) to encourage more high quality applications using secondary data from researchers working across all disciplines of social sciences and economics. These changes to some of the eligibility criteria were: Applicants are permitted to […]

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New Data Available – Airbnb rentals and reviews across London and Leeds

15 August 2018 - 11:46am

We have recently made a dataset on Airbnb rentals and reviews across London and Leeds available via our safeguarded service.  The dataset, which is supplied by AirDNA LLC, contains 125 data points for over 200,000 Airbnb rentals across London and Leeds to provide unique insights into the performance of each property and host. The dataset […]

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CDRC student passes her PhD viva!

10 August 2018 - 1:58pm

The Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) are delighted to announce that our student, Alyson Lloyd, passed her PhD viva! Dr Lloyd’s thesis – “The Applications of Loyalty Card Data for Social Science” – looked at the applications of loyalty card data in population research and the extent to which insights can be inferred about people and […]

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Analysing Food Hygiene Rating Scores in R: a guide

07 August 2018 - 4:54pm

Rachel Oldroyd, CDRC PhD Student and one of the UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows, takes a step-by-step approach to using R and RStudio to analyse Food Hygiene Rating Scores.

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