LIDA Seminar Series

LIDA Seminar Series

IMPORTANT UPDATE: For the foreseeable future all LIDA Seminars will be delivered digitally. There will not be the opportunity to present or attend the seminars in person until further notice.

Resources permitting, we will aim to deliver digitally recorded seminar presentations as per the current seminar schedule, although this may not always be possible.

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Seminars are free and open for all to attend. No prior booking is required.

Each presentation will be followed by a short Q&A session.

Upcoming Seminars

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Previous Seminars

LIDA Seminar Series 25th February 2021


Presentation 1: Healthy Choices, Healthy Lives – Mapping the accessibility of food outlets in Holme Wood

By: Tom Albone

Presentation 2: Mental ill health epidemic: assessing the impact of poor mental health on individuals, the community and services

By: Maike Gatzlaff

Presentation 3: Spatial Analysis of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Bradford Metropolitan District

By: Harry Tata




LIDA Seminar Series 11th February 2021


Presentation 1: Children’s Urgent Care Provided in the Right Place Every Time

By: Sam Relins

Presentation 2: Exploring the predictors of low birthweight between pre-austerity and austerity periods in the Bradford Better Start area.

By: Alex Dalton

Presentation 3: Analysing and building cohorts in the OMOP common data model.

By: James Lazarus



LIDA Seminar Series 28th January 2021


Presentation 1: A Scalable Open-Source Interactive Cancer Analytics Web Application for Routinely-collected Data

By: Millie Wagstaff

Presentation 2: Modelling Uncertainty in the Risk of Intensive Care Unit Readmission

By: Ben Cooper

Presentation 3: Isolation and Inclusion in a Post-social Distancing COVID world

By: Rosalind Martin


LIDA Seminar Series 14th January 2021

Presentation 1: Analysing COVID-19 Mobility Responses through Passively Collected App Data

By: George Breckenridge

Presentation 2: Analysing COVID-19 Mobility Responses through Passively Collected App Data

By: Stuart Ross

Presentation 3: New insights into workplace and retail dynamics for English and Welsh cities

By: Sebastian Heslin-Rees

Presentation 4: Local Data Spaces Capability Support with ONS and ADR UK

By: Simon Leech


LIDA Seminar Series 10th December 2020

Presentation 1: Using Protein Quantitative Trait Loci and Polygenic Risk Scores to Identify Novel Therapeutic Targets in Giant Cell Arteritis.

By: Natalie Chaddock

Presentation 2: Tools for Reproducible Research.

By: Alex Coleman


LIDA Seminar Series 26h November 2020


Presentation 1: Methods for Real-time Pedestrian Simulation

By: Keiran Suchak

Presentation 2: Hierarchical Clustering of X-band Weather Radar Data

By: Maryna Lukach


LIDA Seminar Series 24th April 2020

Presentation: Restricting in-store food promotions; automated wide-scale application of the UK Nutrient Profile Model
By: Vicki Jenneson

LIDA Seminar Series 2nd April 2020

Presentation 1: Project Update – Advancing analytics for Police resource deployment
By: Rob Long
Presentation 2: Project Update – Changes in meat consumption patterns in the UK – investigation using loyalty card data
By: Patrycja Delong
Presentation 3: Project Update – How can we detect Cancer Symptoms from Electronic Health Records?
By: Maab Ibrahim
Presentation 4: Project Update – Assessing the presence of food deserts in the UK
By: Francisco Videira

LIDA Seminar Series 26th March 2020

Presentation 1: Project Update –  Can data help give children equal access to education in Bradford? A look at the school admissions process.
By: Holly Clarke
Presentation 2: Project Update – From offline to real-time – the incorporation of real-time data into simulations of crowd movements
By: Thomas Richards
Presentation 3: Project Update – The measurement of consumer emotions: Applying Rasch theory to guide product design
By: Caitlin Chalk

LIDA Seminar Series 19th March 2020

Presentation 1: Exploring the potential of the Nucleation phenomena in spin crossover systems to explain the social dynamics at play in neighbourhood formation
By: Cecile de Bezenac
Presentation 2: Two data-driven approaches to modelling the interactions between the UN’s Global Goals
By: Amirali Emami
Presentation 3: Understanding the issues and challenges in automated transcribing of phone calls for analysis in a Bus Transit System.
By: Brett Hull
Presentation 4: Predicting participation in weight management programmes based on psychometric and demographic data
By: Ridda Ali

LIDA Seminar Series 12th March 2020

Presentation 1: Project Update – Low Carbon Cities: creating a road map for retrofitting the Leeds social housing stock
By: Natalie Nelissen
Presentation 2: Project Update – Where do we risk marginalising those with social vulnerabilities with a blanket transport emissions policy?
By: Claire Shadbolt
Presentation 3: Project Update – Linking pollution and lifestyle factors in Leeds and modelling their affect on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) outcomes
By: Vijay Kumar

LIDA Seminar Series 5th March 2020

Presentation: The data science revolution in scientific research
By: Professor Jon Rowe, The Alan Turing Institute (Programme Director for Data Science for Science, and Turing Fellow)