Urban Big Data Centre : Training in ArcGIS and other tools

ubdc_logoCheck out opportunities for training in a range of tools including spatial analysis with ArcGIS, QGIS and R.

Urban Bid Data Centre : Expressions of Interest

ubdc_logoWould you like to investigate an urban policy, planning, or research problem using big, complex, or administrative data? If so, the Urban Big Data Centre is here to help.

We provide:

  • Access to a range of UK urban-related data
  • Support in working with controlled (or personal) data
  • Data sourcing services for your research

If you’re a UK-based academic, local authority, government department or body, third sector organisation, business, or citizen interested in using data to understand and improve your community – you’re eligible for UBDC support. Some of our data is also available for non-UK users, and we are happy to hear ideas for international collaborations too. Submit an Expression of Interest to use our data collections or other data services by 9 September, 2016!

Some of the data available includes : iMCD Project data (Household survey and Twitter data) Geospatial data (Spatial Urban Indicators and LiDAR Earth Images) Transport data (Strava Metro cycling app data) Housing data (Nestoria and Zoopla housing advertisement data) Education data (UCAS and Scottish Pupil Census data)