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LIDA announces partnership with Sainsbury’s

Leeds Institute for Data Analytics and Sainsbury’s have formalised a strategic partnership to deliver a programme of data intensive research projects in nutrition and health, property analytics, location analytics and e-commerce. Teams from both organisations will work together on challenges aligned with Sainsbury’s...

Free School Meals through a local lens – Bradford

Alex Dalton and Tom Albone are part of our Data Scientist Internship Programme, their work focusses on the power of Data for Public Good. The shared focus of their intern projects is inequalities in the local Bradford area, and one of the...

Free School Meals: a National Necessity

  Alex Dalton and Tom Albone are part of our Data Scientist Internship Programme, their work focusses on the power of Data for Public Good. The shared focus of their intern projects is inequalities in the local Bradford area, and one...

Restricting retail food promotions: implementation challenges could limit policy success

New plans to restrict point-of-sale promotions of less healthy foods and drinks in England, aim to encourage healthier choices. With responsibility for implementation likely falling to food retailers, it is important to understand feasibility challenges, to ensure policy success. Researchers from LIDA applied the rules...

COVID 19 – Providing new insights to aid societal recovery

Earlier this year we announced our involvement in the Emergent Alliance - a not-for-profit community established to share data, expertise and resources to work together to aid economic recovery in 2020 and shape a new normal. What is the Emergent Alliance? The ...

What can tweets about contact tracing apps tell us about attitudes towards data sharing for public health? (Part 1)

  Holly Clarke is an intern on our Data Scientist Internship Programme - ...

Intern life, the pandemic and everything

I was asked to write about how I’m coping with intern life during lockdown. As I’m typing this, I realise I’m quite possibly the least representative person to write about this topic. For me, there is truly no place like home, to relax or work. As...

LIDA joins powerful new COVID-19 data alliance

Leeds Institute for Data Analytics will provide a powerful new COVID-19 data alliance with secure infrastructure, scientific expertise and access to global academic research networks. LIDA has worked alongside consortium-leader Rolls-Royce...

Thoughts on the LIDA Internship Programme – Vijay Kumar

  Do you have a research or industry figure role model, and what about them inspires you? A role model of mine would be my previous...

Improving lives through Big Data – Holly Clarke

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