LIDA Seminar Series

LIDA Seminar Series

Each month LIDA hosts a multidisciplinary seminar, the series covers a range of themes relating to the application of data analytics.  Each seminar follows the same format, starting with two short presentations showcasing LIDA projects, followed by a main speaker.


2018 Seminars

Beyond the traditional - Big Data for official statistics

This seminar is presented in conjunction with the Royal Statistical Society-Leeds/Bradford Local Group.

Thursday 22nd February 2018.

Booking now available.



2017 Seminars

Big data to improve cardiovascular health: Hype or reality?

Tuesday 17 January 2017

You can now watch the presentations online.


Big Data and Ethics

Thursday 26 January 2017

You can now watch the presentations online.


LIDA Seminar: Acute and chronic childhood conditions

Thursday 9 February 2017


The role of mathematics and statistics in data analytics

Tuesday 21 February 2017

You can now watch the presentations online.


Robust methods for causal inference with observational data

Thursday 16 March 2017



Efficient programming for data analytics

Thursday 27 April 2017



LIDA Intern Seminar

Thursday 18 May 2017



Big Data application in birth cohorts

Thursday 8 June 2017



Digital Platform for Dementia Screening

Thursday 13 July 2017



Engaging patients in research - UseMyData and BCI UK

Thursday 20 July



Built Environment and Health in the Age of Big Data

Thursday 21 September 2017



Global transport datasets

Thursday 9th November 2017.

You can now watch the presentation by Dr Mark Padgham online.


LIDA Seminar: Difficulties with reproducible data analytics: Pitfalls in predictive policing

Thursday 23rd November 2017.



LIDA Seminar: Crime Analytics

Thursday 7th December 2017.



2016 Seminars

Use of Sensitive Data for Research and Privacy Concerns

Thursday 30 June

Presentation slides and audio are now available.


UK Biobank and Data Analytics

Thursday 22 September

Presentation slides and audio now available.


Spatial disadvantage

Thursday 6 October 2016

Presentations will be available to watch online shortly.


Crime analytics

Thursday 20 October 2016


All seminars are hosted in the LIDA Staff Room, Level 11 Worsley Building, University of Leeds unless otherwise stated.

Seminars are free of charge but booking is required online in advance of the event in order that name badges can be issued to allow access to the secure LIDA facilities (to be collected from LIDA reception prior to each event).

For more information on the seminar series, please contact Dr Michelle Morris or Kimberley Wright.