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At the Urban Big Data Centre

The Urban Big Data Centre (UBDC) collects data from Glasgow about citizen behaviour. In this video, Jeremy Singer interviews Catherine Lido from UBDC.

The Urban Big Data Centre is a government-funded initiative, hosted at the University of Glasgow, to collect data about citizens and their behaviour. Dr Catherine Lido is a researcher at the Centre, and she explains to Jeremy about how the data is collected and analysed. She also discusses community data outreach activities, and tells Jeremy he is “more of a robot than an alien”.

This video might be light relief while you work on your data project. However it might be very helpful in giving you inspiration about research questions and how to address them. Can you take any of Catherine’s ideas and apply them in your learning scenarios? Let us know in the discussion forum below.

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