Consumer Data Research Centre

Masters Dissertation Scheme

The scheme offers an exciting opportunity to link students on Masters courses and their university supervisors with leading businesses. It provides the opportunity to work directly with an Industry partner and to link students’ research to important business and open data sources. The project titles are devised by businesses and are open to students from a wide range of disciplines.

Student application can be submitted using the relevant student application form.

For further information on how to apply please see the Student Application Guidance.

Project Description

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Creating Small Area Populations

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Use Cases of Geospatial in Tourism

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Solutions to the ‘attribution problem’ in geospatial cost-benefit analysis

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Scorecard for the Leisure Industry

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On- and Off-line Dimensions of Problem Gambling

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Understanding changing energy use in London’s commercial buildings due to climate change and the impact on landlords, developers and occupiers

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The value of leasehold v freehold commercial property in London

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An assessment of smart CCTV camera calibration to capture customer itineraries through a retail environment.

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Combining footfall from mobile network data and event listings to predict consumer behavioural patterns

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An assessment of the impact of weather on global shipping patterns using GPS data and weather APIs

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Identification, prediction and potential resolution of fault location/type, impacting the delivery of Internet connectivity to
domestic users at home

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What is the optimal delivery trade-zone in the UK?

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Driver Pooling & Dispatch Potential

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How are sales impacted by poor customer experience?

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Scrutinising Policy: Using Monetary County Court Judgments data to understand the effects of austerity

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Assessing Monetary County Court Judgments as a leading indicator of financial vulnerability

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Detecting Local Congestion on Store Access Routes

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Using satellite imagery to detect supermarket car parks and their levels of occupancy

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The UK’s new housing – population growth or internal migration?

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Understanding the extent that mobile GPS data can be used for measuring city movement

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Refining POI on the basis of observed data

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Device behaviour in indoor, multi-store and densely populated environments

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Capturing pricing and promotional effects in demand forecasting models

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Text mining customer complaints (and other external data sources) to understand customer experience

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Customer Churn Prediction

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Modelling cannibalization and halo effects between products

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Barriers to access of healthcare records

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Using new datasets to help understand the dynamic nature of retail

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