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Leeds City Council

  Working with external partners is a huge part of LIDA and one notable example is our strategic partnership with Leeds City Council. Policy and Intelligence teams from across the Council have been working with LIDA since we launched in July 2015. The Council intelligence functions have a permanent base at LIDA...

How can Big Data help deliver sustainability strategies?

  The rapid growth of “big data” presents companies with real opportunities to improve business performance. Here Professor William Young, Director of the Sustainability Research Institute talks about ten. Over the last few years there has been much talk about...

Government Funding For Innovative Use of Open Data

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Sale of virtual microscope technology

The healthcare company Roche has acquired the intellectual property and technology of the Leeds Virtual Microscope (LVM), an innovative system designed to help pathologists making cancer diagnoses. The technology, developed at the University of Leeds and the Leeds...

LIDA Data Services Team

LIDA, including IT Services, have built a unique Data Services team, composed of Analyst, Development and Support specialists.  The team support the delivery of leading edge research across a variety of areas. The team is led by Tom Fleming who has 10 years’ experience of supporting biomedical research within the School...

LIDA Newsletter: Introduction from LIDA Director

  It is a great pleasure to provide these introductory words for the first newsletter of the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics.  LIDA (pronounced Lee-dah rather than Lie-dah – we aspire to become world-leading with data…) has been established as an Institute since the spring of 2014.  The Institute...

Big data technique improves monitoring of kidney transplant patients

A data analysis technique radically improves monitoring of kidney patients, according to a University of Leeds-led study, and could lead to profound changes in the way we understand our health. The research, published in the journal PLoS Computational Biology, provides a way of making sense out of the huge number of clues...