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Climate Change by Numbers, featuring Dr Hannah Fry

Climate Change by Numbers, featuring Dr Hannah Fry

26 February 2015

Tune in to BBC4 this Monday (2nd March) to catch "Climate Change by Numbers".  It's presented by three mathematicians: Dr Hannah Fry (CASA UCL), Professor Norman Fenton (Queen Mary) and Professor David ...
Future Retail Environments and the Internet of Things now available online

Future Retail Environments and the Internet of Things now available online

02 February 2015

CASA's 2014 ‘Future Retail Environments and the Internet of Things (IoT)’ report is now available online. Building on CASA's experience of applying its Tales of Things platform in retail environments the ...
Professor Batty on BBC's Inside-Out

Professor Batty on BBC's Inside-Out

On Monday 19th January, Professor Michael Batty appeared on the BBC’s Inside Out (South East), to explore the case for expanding London’s boundaries into Kent and Surrey, in order to solve ...
The Mathematics of Love - new TED book by Hannah Fry

The Mathematics of Love - new TED book by Hannah Fry

In September 2014 TED launched their first ever series of TED books in print: a boutique collection of 12 original texts, long enough to explore an idea but short enough to read in ...
Creating and Exploring Digital Empathy

Creating and Exploring Digital Empathy

A digital installation at St Peter's Church, De Beauvoir Town, Hackney recently featured on BBC Technology website.  The digital installation - a partnership between CASA, Imagination Labs at the University of Lancaster, InstEAD ...

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Modelling Patterns of Conflict and Contagion during Civil Violence - Peter Baudains

Modelling Patterns of Conflict and Contagion during Civil Violence - Peter Baudains

04 March 2015

Outbreaks of civil violence, whether stemming from civil wars, insurgencies, rioting, or other forms of unrest, continue to dominate news reports around the globe. The availability of data at the event level has ...
CANCELLED - Big data, Open data and Telepathy: Tools for building Smart Cities as if people mattered - Rick Robinson

CANCELLED - Big data, Open data and Telepathy: Tools for building Smart Cities as if people mattered - Rick Robinson

04 March 2015

** Unfortunately, this talk has been cancelled. A new seminar will be arranged in its place at the date, time and place above in due course. **
Analysing Daily Behaviours with Large-Scale Smartphone Data - Neal Lathia

Analysing Daily Behaviours with Large-Scale Smartphone Data - Neal Lathia

11 March 2015

As smartphones proliferate throughout society, so too does the opportunity to leverage these devices to study, understand, and positively affect human behaviour. Smartphones are both increasingly powerful computational devices, as well evermore indispensable ...
Beyond the MAMIL: Getting Everyone Cycling - Rachel Aldred

Beyond the MAMIL: Getting Everyone Cycling - Rachel Aldred

25 March 2015

In the UK, cycling is demographically highly skewed and this feeds through into policy and practice. It is often assumed, for example, that older people (those who would gain the greatest health benefits ...