Open to Masters Students, PhD Students and staff.
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.
The Urban Big Data Centre are offering 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.