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January 2018

Data Challenge

8th January 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4th March 2018 @ 5:00 pm

The CDRC are collaborating with GISRUK 2018 to host a data challenge that has a particular focus on Brexit. Entrants are encouraged to get their submissions in to be in with a chance of winning a £500 prize. Challenge We invite researchers intending to register as GISRUK 2018 conference delegates to develop  a novel analysis or visualisation of CDRC and associated data in order to investigate the hypothesis set out in the Economist article “The immigration paradox Explaining the Brexit vote” (Jul 14th 2016) that argues…

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March 2018

LIDA Seminar: Introduction to Big Data in Public Health- future horizons, applications and ethical issues

13th March 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The Leeds Institute for Data Analytics is pleased to present the next seminar in our series showcasing data analytics. This seminar will consist of presentations from the following University of Leeds staff: Dr Michelle Morris, University Academic Fellow in Health Data Analytics Michelle is a University Academic Fellow in Health Data Analytics at the University of Leeds, affiliated to the School of Medicine and Leeds Institute for Data Analytics. After graduating with a Neuroscience degree in 2002 Michelle began a…

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Be Curious 2018: We are International

17th March 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free

The University of Leeds is hosting its 3rd annual research open day for the public, Be Curious 2018, with the theme "We are international". This year's event is designed to celebrate and showcase the ways in which the university's research is contributing to topical issues of global impact and will represent the diverse multicultural research community here at Leeds. With free interactive demonstrations, the event will reveal the global reach of research going on at the university, with a range…

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DataSprint 2018

20th March 2018 - 21st March 2018

The Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) are proud to announce that we will be supporting the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), in an upcoming DataSprint event. Spread across two days on the 21st - 22nd  March 2018, the DataSprint aims for teams of individuals with varying skillsets to generate innovative solutions for tackling organisational challenges. Data for the event will be provided by the FCA through the CDRC data platform and made available to participants the week before. The DataSprint will…

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LIDA Seminar: The answer to life, the universe and everything?

22nd March 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Worsley Dental Lecture Theatre 6.142, Worsley Building
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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The Leeds Institute for Data Analytics is pleased to present the next seminar in our series showcasing data analytics. “The answer to life, the universe and everything? Scrambling through international data to analyse the resource requirements of well-being.” Our keynote speaker is Dr Julia Steinberger, Associate Professor in the Sustainability Research Institute, Faculty of Earth and Environment. Dr. Julia Steinberger researches and teaches in the interdisciplinary areas of Ecological Economics and Industrial Ecology. Her research examines the connections between resource use (energy and…

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Practical Data Science with Python – Liverpool

26th March 2018 - 29th March 2018
University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 3BX United Kingdom + Google Map

The course will provide an introductory overview to several key concepts and tools behind the process of doing Data Science. We will cover topics from data manipulation and visualization, to exploratory data analysis, to learning from models. The course will be taught entirely in Python, the modern industry standard for data science, and will have a substantial hands-on component Course Contents: This course will introduce the participants to the process of doing Data Science. This covers all the steps involved…

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September 2018

Corporate Responsibility Research Conference

11th September 2018 - 12th September 2018
Leeds, United Kingdom + Google Map

The 13th Corporate Responsibility Research Conference (CRRC) will be held in September this year, hosted by the Sustainability Research Institute (SRI) and Business and Organisations for Sustainable Societies research group (BOSS) at the University of Leeds. The CRRC is an opportunity to experiment, test out new ideas, and network with a diverse range of peers. Traditionally, the conference has been a place to challenge received notions around responsible research in the private sector in order to drive forward new debates and…

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