Tableau Course

I recently attended a 1-day course to learn how to use Tableau visualisation software, hosted by the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) in the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA). The CDRC let me attend for free, and in return I said I’d write a few notes about the course and the software. On its […]

ECTQG 2017 – Keynotes and a call for sessions

http://www.geog.leeds.ac.uk/ectqg17/ The organisers of the European Colloquium on Theoretical and Quantitative Geography (ECTQG) 2017, to be held in York, UK, from 7-11 September, are pleased to announce the conference keynote presenters and publish a call for sessions. Our keynote presenters will be: – Sir Alan Wilson – Prof Alison Heppenstall – Prof Anne Vernez-Moudon – […]

Lectureship @ Leeds: Lecturer (Teaching & Scholarship) in Consumer Analytics

The School of Geography, University of Leeds, are pleased to announce a new lectureship to support our new MSc programme in Consumer Analytics https://jobs.leeds.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=ENVGE1048 The School of Geography has recently launched an innovative new MSc programme in Consumer Analytics for Marketing Strategy (CAMS), co-delivered with Leeds University Business School (LUBS). This truly interdisciplinary and applied […]

Call for Papers: International Workshop on Agent-based modelling of Urban Systems (ABMUS2017)

The ABMUS2017 workshop on Agent-based modelling of urban systems will be held at the AAMAS2017 conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil on 8-9 May 2017. Researchers and practitioners who use agent-based models and agent systems to understand, explore, and manage cities and urban infrastructure systems are invited to submit papers to ABMUS2017. The overarching theme for […]

GeoComputation 2017 – 4th – 7th Sept 2017 in Leeds

We are pleased to invite papers for GeoComputation 2017, to be held 4th – 7th Sept 2017 in Leeds, UK (http://www.geocomputation.org/2017/conference). We are also inviting proposals for themed sessions. Paper submissions should be in a short paper format. Details of the format and the URL for submission can be found at: http://www.geocomputation.org/2017/conference/submit.html The deadline for […]

LIDA Seminar: Crime Analytics, Thursday 20th October 15:30 (Leeds)

If you’re in Leeds on 20th October, come to the next LIDA crime seminar on Crime Analytics: The Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA) is pleased to present another seminar from our series showcasing data analytics on Thursday 20th October 2016 at 15:30 at the Clarendon Wing Lecture Theatre, University of Leeds campus. Our main […]

AAG 2017 Call for Papers: Agents – the ‘atomic unit’ of social systems?

Call for Papers – Symposium on Human Dynamics in Smart and Connected Communities: Agents – the ‘atomic unit’ of social systems? We welcome paper submissions for our session(s) at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting on 5-9 April, 2017, in Boston. Session Description: By defining a social system as a collection of agents, individuals […]

ECTQG and GeoComputation 2017 – Save the dates

The School of Geography, University of Leeds, and the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA), are pleased to host the following two conference in September 2017: GeoComputation Dates: 4th-7th September 2017 Conference location: University of Leeds, UK More information: http://www.geocomputation.org/2017/conference/   The European Colloquium on Theoretical and Quantitative Geography (ECTQG) Dates: 7-11 September 2017 Conference […]