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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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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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LIDA Seminar: Beyond the traditional – Big Data for official statistics

22nd February 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

This seminar has been organised in conjunction with the Royal Statistical Society- Leeds/Bradford Local Group.  Our keynote speaker is Owen Abbott – Head of Big Data at the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Professor Richard Romano, Chair in Driving Simulation, will also be giving a presentation related to the University of Leeds’ Virtuocity project: entitled “Rapid generation of geo-specific virtual environments for the testing of transport systems.” This seminar will take place in the Clarendon Wing Lecture Theatre at 15.30 on Thursday 22nd February. Access the Clarendon…

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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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