Our case studies showcase the use of UBDC data and services by the UK research community, as well as our researchers. 

By publishing these case studies, the Urban Big Data Centre aims to promote the use of urban data in research and raise awareness of its benefits to the public.

If you have used our data services and would like to share your work in this section, please contact us. If you are interested in the latest updates on our innovative research projects, from the academic researchers working on them, please visit our Research Projects pages.

Scottish Local Government During COVID-19: Data Needs, Capabilities, and Uses

The rapid response mounted by local government from the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic has put the spotlight on...

Older people and sedentary behaviour

In early 2016, Richard Shaw of the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit approached UBDC for help with...

Whatever the weather?

In late 2016, Karen Macpherson of the Glasgow Centre for Population Health (GCPH) approached UBDC for help with...

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