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February 2017

Webinar: Creating Top Metric Maps

21st February 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A collaboration between the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) and the UK Data Service (UKDS) , this webinar will be hosted by Oliver O'Brien, developer of our popular mapping interface CDRC Maps. The webinar will unveil the process of creating “Top Metric” demographic maps, such as the Top Industry map seen on the CDRC Maps platform. After discussing the key cartographic, geographic and technical considerations behind the maps, Oliver will walk through the process of creating such a map, from obtaining the data…

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Webinar: Bringing new forms of data to the study of cities

22nd February 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A collaboration between the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) and the UK Data Service (UKDS) , this webinar will be hosted by Dr Daniel Arribas-Bel, based at our University of Liverpool Centre. This introductory webinar is for anyone with an interest in computers, cities and data. Participants will learn about the explosion of new sources of data and about changes in urban cities that are currently taking place, as well as the main opportunities and challenges this represents. Special attention will be…

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#AirHack – ODI Leeds & Defra

24th February 2017 @ 9:30 am - 25th February 2017 @ 5:00 pm
ODI Leeds, 3rd Floor, Munro House, Duke Street,
Leeds, LS9 8AG
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CDRC Leeds will be supporting ODI Leeds and Defra on this event to explore air quality - the problems, the data, the solutions. We're looking for anyone and everyone insterested in air quality - data scientist, programmer, technologist, maker, story-teller, activist, analyst, policy maker, etc. Maybe you've been using any of the commercial air sensors (or DIY solution) and want to talk about your findings, or maybe you work in health and want to see how Defra data could be…

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March 2017

London R – free workshop in London

28th March 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Darwin Lecture Theatre, UCL Darwin Lecture Theatre (Lower Floor), Darwin Building, Malet Place
London, WC1E 7JG United Kingdom
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London R is holding a free workshop and networking event in London on 28th March

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April 2017

CDRC @ GISRUK 2017: Opening up consumer data for social science research

19th April 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Humanities Bridgeford Street
Manchester, M13 9PL
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Consumer data is a key source of new and novel data or “Big data”.  Data previously available only within businesses are increasingly becoming available for research use.  These consumer data can be used to examine a wide variety of research questions.  But how can you as a researcher get access to these kinds of data and what kinds of analyses could you undertake with them? Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of Phase 2 of the…

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Obesity Network Seminar: Opportunities and Challenges

25th April 2017 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Leeds Beckett University, Great Hall, Leeds Beckett University, Headingley
Leeds, LS6 3QS United Kingdom
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This seminar and panel discussion will be taking place at Leeds Beckett University, on Tuesday 25th April 2017.

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May 2017

Local Area Research & Intelligence Association Conference

23rd May 2017 @ 9:30 am - 24th May 2017 @ 5:30 pm
Sheffield City Hall, Barker's Pool
Sheffield, S1 2JA
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CDRC will be exhibiting at the LARIA Conference at Sheffield City Hall on 23-24 May 2017.

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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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Introduction to QGIS: Understanding and Presenting Spatial Data

15th January 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

We are pleased to offer you this short course jointly hosted by the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) with 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 16 January and 17 January 2018. This course will introduce spatial data and show you how to import and display spatial data with the free open source GIS program…

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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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