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March 2018

LondonR

27th March 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Darwin Lecture Theatre, UCL Darwin Lecture Theatre (Lower Floor), Darwin Building, Malet Place
London, WC1E 7JG United Kingdom
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The CDRC in collaboration with Mango Solutions are hosting the popular 'LondonR' event at University College London (UCL) on 27 March. The focus will be on all things 'R' and is directed at anyone that has an interest in developing a better understanding of how best to utilize this software. Agenda 2:30pm Pre meeting workshop - Introduction to ggplot2 6:00pm Registration 6.30pm Presentations followed by drinks Presentations Using R to Understand Revenue Opportunities for your Online Business - Catie Gamble, M&S Tools…

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May 2018

Introduction to Data Linkage – Oxford

10th May 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:45 pm
Said Business School, University of Oxford, Park End Street
Oxford, OX1 1HP. United Kingdom
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This is a training and capacity building event co-organised by the Administrative Data Research Centre England (ADRC_E) and the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC). This short course is designed to give participants a practical introduction to data linkage and is aimed at researchers either intending to use data linkage themselves or those who want to understand more about the process so that they can analyse linked data. Introduction to Data Linkage will cover examples of the uses of data linkage, data preparation, and methods…

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LIDA Seminar: Progression beyond regression; using heterogeneous data in disease trajectories

10th May 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Seminar room 9.60, Level 9, Worsley Building, Worsley Building
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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Free

The Leeds Institute for Data Analytics is pleased to present the following seminar in our series showcasing data analytics. The seminar will be held in Seminar Room 9.60, Level 9, Worsley building. Abstract In this talk we will introduce some of the key issues and challenges in modelling disease progression when utilising many different sources of data. We will discuss the different ways  that data can be collected, how this data can be used to build realistic models of disease, and…

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Evaluating linkage quality for the analysis of linked data – Oxford

11th May 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:45 pm
Said Business School, University of Oxford, Park End Street
Oxford, OX1 1HP. United Kingdom
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This is a training and capacity building event co-organised by the Administrative Data Research Centre England (ADRC_E) and the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC). This short course is designed to give participants a practical introduction to handling and evaluating quality of linked data, and is aimed at researchers who want to understand more about how the data linkage process might impact on results derived from linked data. We will cover processing of linked data, concepts of linkage error and bias, and evaluating how linkage…

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Evaluating linkage quality for the analysis of linked data – Oxford Copy

11th May 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:45 pm
Said Business School, University of Oxford, Park End Street
Oxford, OX1 1HP. United Kingdom
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This is a training and capacity building event co-organised by the Administrative Data Research Centre England (ADRC_E) and the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC). This short course is designed to give participants a practical introduction to handling and evaluating quality of linked data, and is aimed at researchers who want to understand more about how the data linkage process might impact on results derived from linked data. We will cover processing of linked data, concepts of linkage error and bias, and evaluating how linkage…

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June 2018

‘Visual “Trumpery” and the fight against fake data and visualizations’

14th June 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Darwin Lecture Theatre, UCL Darwin Lecture Theatre (Lower Floor), Darwin Building, Malet Place
London, WC1E 7JG United Kingdom
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Delivered by Alberto Cairo, Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the University of Miami. About the talk The English word “trumpery” means worthless nonsense, something that is showy and deceitful at the same time. Trumpery can occur in text, verbally, or visually. This non-partisan talk focuses on the visual, examining misleading charts, graphs, and data maps designed by individuals and organizations from across the political spectrum. With facts and truth increasingly under assault, many interest groups have enlisted data visualization…

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September 2018

Corporate Responsibility Research Conference

11th September 2018 - 12th September 2018
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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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October 2018

Geo+Data London: 1

2nd October 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
UCL, Department of Geography, Pearson Building, G22, Gower Street
London, WC1E 6BT United Kingdom
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The CDRC and the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) are pleased to announce the first of a six-part series of events entitled Geo+Data London. Our events aim to provide an environment for those working with geographic data to meet, share, and learn from experiences and best practices as demonstrated by industry and current academic research. For our first event, we have brought together speakers from Telefónica UK and University College London (UCL) to speak on WiFi technology and smart cities.…

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Data analytics, innovation and the impact on business and society

10th October 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Senate House, Chancellors Hall, Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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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 are organising a networking event with like-minded industry and academic experts to discuss the latest innovations in data analytics, the importance of academic partnership with businesses, and the positive impact these innovations have on society. What to expect? A selection of inspiring leaders from industry along with leading UCL academics, students and alumni, will offer…

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December 2018

Geo+Data London: 2

4th December 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
UCL, Department of Geography, Pearson Building, G22, Gower Street
London, WC1E 6BT United Kingdom
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The CDRC and the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) are pleased to announce the second Geo+Data London event. Our events aim to provide an environment for those working with geographic data to meet, share, and learn from experiences and best practices as demonstrated by industry and current academic research. For our second event, we have brought together speakers from Mastercard and University College London (UCL) to speak on transaction data and the geography of names. Schedule of events: 18:00: Registration…

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