Opportunity: SASnet Fellowships

SASNet Fellowships are open to academics of any discipline. They offer the opportunity to join the research community at either University of Essex or the Urban Big Data Centre in Glasgow for a period of between 1 week and 2 months, for research and technology exchanges and to participate in our capacity and analytics programmes. We accept applications year-round.

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Call for Expressions of Interest: Funding from Urban Big Data Centre

Open to Masters Students, PhD Students and staff.ubdc_logo

Would you like to investigate an urban policy, planning or research problem using big, complex, or administrative data?  If so, the UBDC is here to help. We provide access to novel and innovative urban-related data, as well as expert research support. Our services include: access to open and safeguarded data, access to controlled (or personal) data, and data sourcing services.  This, our second Call for Expressions of Interest, closes on September 9th 2016, so submit your research ideas today! For inspiration, browse our current research projects, which came through our last Call for Expressions of interest here: Current Project Spotlight.

Opportunity: SASnet Fellowship

The Urban Big Data Centre are offeringubdc_logo short fellowships to interested academics.  Benefits of being a SASNET fellow include:  

  • Access to a wide spectrum of UK data for your research — this includes a range of administrative, big, and complex data on business, government and urban areas in the UK
  • Expert guidance and support for your research from the interdisciplinary staff at the UBDC and BLGRC, including funding for travel to/from and accommodation in Glasgow or Essex if required
  • Opportunities to promote your latest research, build relationships, and share your expertise in social analytics to further develop the capacity and skills of academics and professionals in the UK.

Find out more here