Consumer Data Research Centre

Archive for October 2018

2018 Masters Research Dissertation Programme Winners Announced

30 October 2018 - 11:38am

The winners of the CDRC’s 2018 Masters Research Dissertation Programme were recently announced at the Data Analysts User Group (DUG) Conference. The CDRC-led programme provides the opportunity for students to work directly with an industrial partner and commercial datasets. This year, 20 students participated in the programme with the support of a range of partners, including Sainsbury’s, Shop […]

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Inclusive and healthy mobility – new webpage launched

19 October 2018 - 1:53pm

We have launched a new webpage for the ESRC-funded project ‘Inclusive and Healthy Mobility: Understanding Trends in Concessionary Travel in the West Midlands’. The project analysed 400,000 anonymised concessionary passengers to understand the sharp decline in bus boardings in the West Midlands Combined Authority between 2011 and 2016. The webpage provides findings and evidence on […]

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CDRC co-hosts Data Analytics, Innovation and the Impact on Business and Society event at Senate House

11 October 2018 - 3:59pm

As part of UCL’s Impact Series the CDRC in partnership with UCL Innovation & Enterprise and the UCL, Bloomsbury and East London Doctoral Training Partnership  organised a networking event at Senate House, University of London yesterday (10/10/18). The event titled ‘Data analytics, innovation and the impact on business and society’ sought to bring together academics and businesses in […]

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Web Archives: A Tool for Geographical Research?

09 October 2018 - 11:48am

In this British Library blog article, Emmanouil Tranos and Christoph Stich from the University of Birmingham discuss their CDRC Innovation Fund project on exploring the evolution of the digital economy in the UK.

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CDRC and AGI host the first Geo+Data London event

03 October 2018 - 2:39pm

The Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) in partnership with the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) hosted the first Geo+Data London event at University College London (UCL) on 2 October 2018. The seminar series is designed to bring together academia and industry in order to share and learn from experiences and best practices in the use […]

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