• CUSP London – MSc Urban Informatics Student Showcase 2018/19

    We were delighted to celebrate the student dissertations at the MSc Urban Informatics Student Showcase on 30th August.  We welcomed Academics, CUSP London Partners and student family members to attend the event and enjoy the presentations by the MSc Urban Informatics students.    Testimonials by the Students themselves: The CUSP poster showcase event was a

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  • CUSP London Seminar Series: Dr Max Nathan – 2nd October 2019 11am

      2nd October 2019 – CUSP London Centre, King’s College London Bush House, Central Block, South side 6.02 – 11am-12pm. Dr Max Nathan: Does Light Touch Cluster Policy Work? Evaluating the Tech City Programme Abstract: Despite academic scepticism, cluster policies remain popular with policymakers. This paper evaluates the causal impact of a flagship UK technology

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  • CUSP Seminar Series – Professor Tao Cheng – 24th July 2019

    Professor Tao Cheng Title:   Space-Time Analytics for Smart Cities  24th July 2019 – CUSP London Room BH(S)5.01 2pm – 3pm followed by Q & A   Abstract More than half of the world’s population are now living in urban areas placing city infrastructures under increasing pressure. With the development of IoT and mobile technology, cities

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  • CUSP London Seminar Series – Dr Sarah Wise – 16th July 2019

    Dr Sarah Wise: Modelling the Last Mile: An Agent-based Approach to Understanding Freight and Delivery 16th July 2019 – CUSP Centre, King’s College London Room BH(S)5.01 – 2pm-3pm Plus Question time. Abstract: The last two decades have seen a flourishing of light goods vehicles (LGV) on UK road networks, with a 48% increase in the number

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  • CUSP London Seminar Series – TFL – 19th June 2019

    19th June 2019– CUSP London Centre, King’s College London – Room BH(S)5.01 – 2pm-3pm followed by Q&A.  Plus CUSP Coffee, tea and a chat with the speakers 4pm.   Title: NUMBAT – London’s New Rail Demand Dataset Abstract: TfL has worked to produce the NUMBAT dataset to provide statistics on usage and travel patterns on TfL railway services. It

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  • CUSP London and Urban Living Hub Seminar – Professor Claudio Silva

    Title: Urban Data Science The large volumes of urban data, along with vastly increased computing power, open up new opportunities to better understand cities. Encouraging success stories show that data can be leveraged to make operations more efficient, inform policies and planning, and improve the quality of life for residents. However, analyzing urban data often

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  • CUSP London Data Dive – 18-21st March 2019

    CUSP London Data Dive The CUSP London Data Dive was a fantastic opportunity for us to work with real data from the London Ambulance Service and potentially provide immediate positive impact on their services and policies. We particularly enjoyed the opportunity to collaborate with other students from King’s College London, University College London, and as

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  • CUSP London Seminar – Telling Stories with Data – Marie Segger

    Marie Segger, Data Journalist from The Economist London Article by Chen Zihao and Raja Altaf On 28th September 2018, The Centre for Urban Science and Progress London (CUSP London) welcomed Marie Segger, Data Journalist from The Economist London. Marie, who undertakes a bridge role at The Economist’s data team, was invited to give a talk

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  • Telling Stories with Data – Project Workflow – Tom Calver

        Telling Stories with Data – Project Workflow Article by Lu Kang and Liukun Xie Tom Calver, Data Journalist, BBC News Friday 12th October, 2018 Bush House, Kings College London Tom Calver, a data journalist in the Visual Journalism department of BBC News, gave a talk at King’s College London about “telling stories with

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  • CUSP London Seminar – The London Ambulance Service

    Seminar Presented by Leanne Smith and Robin Hutchings of the London Ambulance Service Article by Chaoyu Hou and Jack Humble. London Ambulance Service Summary Recently, the London Ambulance Service (LAS), one of the oldest ambulance services in the world, has been increasing its utilization of new and higher quality data to develop an improved strategic

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