N-LAB Receives Gates Foundation Award

The N-LAB’s ongoing research in using big data for development has now been recognised by the Gates Foundation in awarding the N-Lab a $100,000 grant for Financial Data Mapping in East Africa.

Introducing the N-Lab

The EPSRC Neo-demographics research group is becoming the N-Lab! The Neo-demographic Laboratory for Analytics in Business (N-LAB) will comprise of a state-of-the-art teaching, data visualisation and research facility based within Nottingham University Business School in […]

New team member for Dengue Fever research

We are pleased to welcome the latest addition to the research team in the form of Abdullahi Shuaibu Adamu. Abdullahi is specializing in connectionist learning algorithms will be working on how both public and private […]

Presentation to the Red Cross, Washington USA

Today we visited the Red Cross, Washington, to discuss the huge potential for early warning systems of Disaster Management, based not on post-event reporting, but on identifying behavioural pattern changes before the event occurs? An […]

Policy Presentation: World Bank, Washington USA

Thanks to the Learning, Leadership and Innovation Operations Manager Rob Baker and Ardash Desai, Unit Manager, for inviting us to Washington for a Brown Bag Lunch, to demonstrate the Neodem team’s research to the innovation […]

Academic Presentation: AMA Winter Conference

Today Gavin presented some of our work at the American Marketing Association Winter Marketing Academic Conference in Las Vegas, USA. The paper, entitled “Temporal Topic Modelling for Big Retail Data” (Dr G Smith, Dr J. […]

Partnership with Ipsos

We are pleased to have started a collaboration with Ipsos in East Africa. Our research collaboration will involve the sharing of omnibus surveys for Tanzania that will provide valuable output futures for training demographic prediction […]

Computer Vision in collaboration with IBM Research, Kenya

Following the Neodemographic’s project’s support for drone mapping in East Africa, we are now exploring the potential of using Machine Vision to analyse the resulting high-resolution maps. To achieve this we will be collaborating with […]

EMG for Navigation Workshop

Neodemographics team member Dr. Gavin Smith along with Horizon colleague Dr. James Pinchin, today presented at this workshop exploring the potential of using EMG for navigation and mobility. They took part in discussions on applying […]