Consumer Data Research Centre

Archive for October 2019

What does supermarket loyalty card data reveal about food purchase behaviours?

18 October 2019 - 10:47am

What does supermarket loyalty card data reveal about food purchase behaviours? Dr Michelle Morris, UAF LIDA This week LIDA and CDRC researchers presented two posters at the 13th European Nutrition Conference in Dublin, showcasing some recent work with the large UK retailer: Sainsbury’s. The first poster presents PhD results from Vicki Jenneson, a student in […]

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Towards a Better Understanding of Footfall

23 July 2019 - 2:26pm

  Since 2015 the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) has worked with the Local Data Company to collect and analyse ‘SmartStreetSensor’ footfall data for research purposes. The data form part of the CDRC research data collections and are held in a secure data lab under strict access protocols. To date, the technology, the revealed footfall […]

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Access to Healthy Assets and Hazards (AHAH) v2 Data Resource

01 July 2019 - 6:41pm

The Geographic Data Science Lab are proud to announce the latest release of their data resource, “Access to Health Assets and Hazards” (AHAH). AHAH is a multi-dimensional index for Great Britain measuring how “healthy” neighbourhoods are derived from data on: Access to retail outlets (fast food outlets, pubs, off-licences, tobacconists, gambling outlets) Access to health […]

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Oxford Retail Futures Conference – call for papers

25 June 2019 - 10:20am

Understanding the impact of emergent technologies on retail business models, processes and places The Oxford Institute of Retail Management, Saïd Business School, is holding its annual Oxford Retail Futures Conference in Oxford on 10 December 2019. This year’s topic is ‘Understanding the impact of emergent technologies on retail business models, processes and places’. Background Traditional forms of […]

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CDRC Data Partner Forum 2019

22 May 2019 - 9:02am

On Tuesday 21 May 2019 the Consumer Data Research Centre hosted its fourth annual Data Partner Forum at the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics. The aim of the event was to celebrate the Centre’s achievement over the last five years and spotlight our research and partnership strengths. Led my Co-Director Professor Mark Birkin who introduced […]

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Life cycle: is it the end for Britain’s dockless bike schemes? Copy

26 February 2019 - 10:34am

CDRC researcher Oliver O’Brien used two datasets on the CDRC Data platform, as part of a significant data contribution for a Guardian newspaper online article looking at the recent rise and fall of dockless bikeshare systems in various English cities. Oliver was also interviewed for the article, and contributed commentary and insight into the success […]

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Oxford Retail Futures Conference 2018

14 December 2018 - 10:30am

On 11th December 2018 the Consumer Data Research Centre co-hosted the annual Oxford Retail Futures conference with the Oxford Institute of Retail Management, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. This year’s topic was ‘Understanding outcomes of data-driven research in retailing’. Conference contributions included research from six countries (The Netherlands, Switzerland, Finland, Italy, Portugal and UK), […]

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Data Analysts User Group conference 2018 – videos now available

19 November 2018 - 3:06pm

On 26th October 2018 the CDRC sponsored and supported the 15th annual Data Analysts User Group Conference (DUG), at the Royal Society. This year’s conference was entitled “Analysis of Diversity and the Diversity of Analysis: Rising to the Challenges…” and looked to address the questions How do we deliver analytical results that treat diversity fairly […]

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CDRC Research Fellow post available with our Liverpool team

19 November 2018 - 10:49am

The CDRC Liverpool team have an exciting Research Fellow role available.  Based in the Geographic Data Science Lab the successful candidate will provide data science / analytics support to CDRC activities. Research projects will be focused on deliverables that are externally facing, and will likely be situated within the themes of health, housing, population or […]

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Dive into Data 2019 – UCL

09 November 2018 - 3:32pm

The CDRC at UCL are delighted to be supporting an exciting data challenge ‘Dive into Data’ in partnership with the UCL eResearch Domain and UCL Grand Challenges.  Open to UCL academics, researchers and masters students from all disciplines we are looking for novel and innovative ways to analyse and/or visualise our open or safeguarded consumer […]

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