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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...

Using novel types of data to detect illness caused by contaminated food or drink

  CDRC PhD Student Rachel Oldroyd is one of the UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows. Rachel is a quantitative human geographer based at the ...

Data Science Interns

  The ‘digital skills shortage’ is a term that’s been around for a while and is often used to describe the challenge faced by employers when trying to recruit staff with specialist IT...

The Propensity to Cycle Tool: An open source online system for sustainable transport planning

LIDA researcher Dr Robin Lovelace is lead author on a recently published paper detailing the design, features and potential applications of The Propensity to Cycle Tool (PCT).  The PCT was designed to assist transport planners and policy...

Can social media be a tool for reducing consumers’ food waste? A behaviour change experiment by a UK retailer

  This paper reports on a landmark study to field-test the influence of a large retailer to change the behaviour of its millions of customers. Previous studies have suggested that social media interaction can influence behaviour. This study implemented three interventions with messages to encourage reductions in food...

Medical Bioinformatics: Live @ Leeds

On 12th December 2016, LIDA’s Medical Bioinformatics MRC Centre hosted a symposium as part of an eMedLab series. Attended by 90+ colleagues, the day comprised presentations from both Leeds staff and external speakers whose activities relate to the work of LIDA and the Medical Bioinformatics Centre. You can now view the following...