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Meeting of the first ‘Digital Health’ network, Sydney, December 2018

  In December 2018, Rachel Oldroyd, Teaching Fellow and PhD Researcher from the School of Geography and Leeds Institute of Data Analytics attended the first meeting of the Digital Health Network at the University of Sydney. __________ The network is funded through...

Estimated 8000 women die due to unequal heart attack care

More than 8,200 women in England and Wales could have survived their heart attacks had they been given the same quality of treatment as men, according to new research. The study did not include all hospital admissions which occurred over the 10-year study period...

New funding for CDRC

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has awarded the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC)...

New leaders to grow LIDA success

Four key appointments will build on the success of the Leeds Institute of Data Analytics. In autumn 2018 LIDA has established four new deputy...

An exciting year ahead for the Data Science Society

    Driven by our founding mission to help bridge the gap between university and industry, the Data Science Society will continue to create an inclusive environment for our members and partners to learn and network. This first term of 2018/2019 has been busier and more successful than ever, and we have plenty...

Professor Mark Birkin announced as the new lead for Urban Analytics at the Turing Institute

  Today the Alan Turing Institute has announced a new urban analytics research programme, led by the University of Leeds.   The Turing Institute is the UK’s national institute for data science and artificial intelligence, with nine strategic...

CDAS first Annual Partner Event

Article by Vicki Jenneson On the 18th September, the Centre for Data Analytics and Society held its first annual partner event at LIDA. Attended by academics from across the Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) institutions...

Researchers secure Fellowships with The Alan Turing Institute

24 researchers from the University of Leeds will begin Fellowships at  The Alan Turing Institute  this Autumn, as part of our shared commitment to make great leaps in data science research to change the world for the better. The prestigious Fellowships, which...

Analysing Food Hygiene Rating Scores in R: a guide

In this guest blog for UKDS Rachel Oldroyd, CDRC PhD Student and one of the UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows, takes a step-by-step approach to using R and RStudio to analyse Food Hygiene Rating Scores....

LIDA Seminar, Maps of time: Seeing population data as structures, not slices

With any LIDA seminar there is lots to take away from the session that is thought provoking. If you attended the most recent seminar in the LIDA series, concerned with data visualization and, in particular, novel ways in which population data can be mapped as structures, you were in for an interesting afternoon of reflecting...