Our Urban Sensing & Analytics research explores how sensing technologies can enhance traditional urban research and how new data analytics methods can be used to solve urban challenges.

The overall aim of this theme is to collect higher quality new forms of urban big data via sensing technologies and use advanced analytical methodologies to analyse this data to better inform urban policies.

Learn more about our work on Urban Sensing & Analytics by exploring the research projects below.

Evaluation and integration of personal/portable sensors

Various portable sensors, smartphone apps, wearable devices, and user-generated data, along with traditional sur...

Urban remote sensing

Remotely sensed images and the corresponding analytical techniques offer a comprehensive approach to observing a...

Using spare CCTV capacity to monitor activity on city streets

The monitoring of activity on our city streets has a broad interest for local planners and policy makers. This...