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Fellowship awarded to Marlous

Dr Marlous Hall, Senior Epidemiologist in LICAMM and LIDA, has been successfully awarded a personal fellowship by the Wellcome Trust to research cardiovascular survivorship and co-morbidity using national electronic health record data. The award will allow her to research cardiovascular survivorship and co-morbidity on a...

What is research impact and why is it so important?

Rachel Oldroyd, UK Data Service Data Impact Fellow and Quantitative Human Geographer at the University of Leeds, shares her perspective on research impact. Impact – a word that is used so frequently in academic and non-academic circles alike,...

What does the Propensity to Cycle Tool tell us about Leeds?

Feature image: An artist’s impression of what York Road in Leeds could look like in the future with more supportive cycling infrastructure and policy.  Credit: James McKay (www.jamesmckay.info) A new online tool reveals the areas and routes in England that have...

Leeds Digital Festival at the University

With Leeds being home to the largest digital sector outside London, the University is celebrating its contribution with a series of events during Leeds Digital Festival 2017. “The future success of the digital industries depends on a strong pipeline of talented students...

Local authorities have a new tool to plan cycling investment

A new online tool reveals the areas and routes in England that have the greatest potential for cycling. The newly-launched Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Strategy (CWIS) is part of a £1.2 billion government plan to make cycling the natural choice for short trips. A central part of the delivery of the CWIS at...

Leeds Team in Hiscox University Data Challenge

Lawrence Ning Lu, LIDA PhD Student and founder of the Leeds Data Science Society, is leading a team in the Hiscox University Data Challenge. The ‘Hiscox University Data Challenge’ sees three...

The online tool that can track, monitor and analyse nutritional intake

Janet Cade, University of Leeds We all know that most people could improve the quality...

PhD Opportunity – Assessing the UK parliament’s online public engagement activity

This ESRC White Rose DTP studentship presents the opportunity to work in collaboration with the House of Commons. Discussions of contemporary politics have focussed recently on the so-called “crisis of disengagement” bemoaning the increasing disconnection between the public and holders of political authority. ...

Research Fellow Opportunities at LIDA

  We are looking to expand our LIDA team with two three year Research Fellow positions currently available. The first post is attached to the PIGSustain project, a multi-disciplinary, cross-institution collaborative project investigating the future of...