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January 2018

New sources of data for social science research

15th January 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 4:40 pm
Jisc, Brettenham house, 5 Lancaster Place
London, WC2E 7EN United Kingdom
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This free half-day event provides an opportunity to catch up with new sources of data for social science research. Presentations will cover examples of research use cases and ways to access each of the following sources of data in the UK: Administrative data  Biomarker and genetics data Consumer data For each of these sources of data we will give an overview and consider how they can be used to extend your options for exploring social science research questions. This event…

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Introduction to Spatial Data & Using R as a GIS

16th January 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
SO17 1BJ, University of Southampton - Building 39 SO17 1BJ United Kingdom + Google Map

This course is now fully booked. We are pleased to offer you this short course jointly organised by the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) and the Administrative Data Research Centre for England (ADRC-E). Please note this course can be taken as a one-day course, or can also be taken in conjunction with other two one-day courses on 15 January and 17 January 2018. The course will cover an introduction to R, how to load and manage spatial data and how…

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Confident Spatial Analysis

17th January 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
SO17 1BJ, University of Southampton - Building 39
Southampton, SO17 1BJ United Kingdom
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We are pleased to offer you this short course jointly organised by the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) and the Administrative Data Research Centre for England (ADRC-E). Please note this course can be taken as a one-day course, or can also be taken in conjunction with other two one-day courses on 15 January and 16 January 2018. In this course we will cover how to prepare and analyse spatial data in RStudio & GeoDa. We will use RStudio to perform…

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February 2018

Love Data Week

14th February 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Pearson Building, University College London, Department of Geography, Gower Street
London, WC1E 6BT United Kingdom
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Free

The Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) will be spending ‘Love Data Week’ loved up on all things Data! On Valentine’s Day we’ll be hosting a free lunchtime drop in session, so why not join us? If you’re a student, academic or researcher drop by and explore the wealth of CDRC data that can be utilised in your research. We’ve got a range of open, safeguarded and controlled datasets for you to choose from. …OR if you’re a map lover come and browse…

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March 2018

Catch! Showcase

13th March 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
1 Sekforde Street London, EC1R 0BE United Kingdom + Google Map

We are delighted to announce that Graham Hanson, ITS Policy Lead, Traffic and Technology Division, at the Department for Transport will be delivering the keynote speech at this event. Catch! is a £2m collaborative R&D project that brings together high growth SMEs, leading research centres and 5 forward thinking Local Authorities in the UK to launch a prototype, state-of-the-art real-time, crowdsourcing data service to provide transport professionals with next-generation data to solve transport problems. Key focus areas: Next generation travel…

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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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Data-Sprint 2018

20th March 2018 - 21st March 2018

The Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) is proud to announce that we will be supporting the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in an upcoming Data-Sprint event. Spread across two days on the 20th – 21st March 2018, at the Data-Sprint teams of individuals with varying skill sets will 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 Data-Sprint 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.” Humanity faces the challenge of how to achieve a high quality of life for over 7 billion people without destabilizing critical planetary processes. Using indicators designed to measure a ‘safe and just’ development space, we quantify the resource use associated with meeting…

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Roger Tomlinson Annual Lecture: ‘Data, Software, and Services: Views from Industry and Academia’

22nd March 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Senate House (Court and Jessel Rooms) London, WC1E United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

The Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) are pleased to host the annual Roger Tomlinson Prize lecture. This year's lecture will be given by Michael Gould, Esri's Global Education Manager, and is entitled 'Data, Software, and Services: Views from Industry and Academia'. The event is supported by the Association for Geographic Information (AGI). The annual Roger Tomlinson Prize will also be presented at this event. The Prize was established at University College London (UCL) by Jack Dangermond, founder of Esri, and…

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