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'Not having credible policy will cost us'

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It is very sad for Scotland that Doosan has taken this decision, when Holyrood is so solid. If indeed it is the UK Government's wobbling that has caused this decision, I think we have to be aware that if we don't have policy credibility, it will cost us, says Professor Paul Ekins (UCL Energy Institute). Read: Herald Scotland

CityDashboard presents essential information about your hometown

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Getting the "pulse" of a city in real-time is a tricky job, but a team working at the UCL Centre for Applied Spatial Analysis has come up with a dashboard for visualising key information about the place you live. Read: Wired UK

Flap around London with the Pigeon Simulator

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George Mackerron (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) has developed a simulator that lets users fly around London in Google Earth by mimicking the motions of a pigeon. Read: New Scientist More: Independent

Model suggests earlier response could have shortened London riots

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"This research is very experimental," says Professor Sir Alan Wilson (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis). "We are within sight of being able to model this kind of event, and optimal police response." Read: Wired UK

How data could help fix London's transport woes

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Data could be the solution to London's stretched transport networks and shrinking development budgets, according to Jonathan Reades (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis). Read: Wired UK

Meticulous map shows every London bus journey

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Drs Joan Serras and James Cheshire (UCL Bartlett CASA) have mapped every one of London's 114,000 daily bus journeys. Read: Guardian

Crunch commuter data to track changing communities

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George MacKerron (UCL Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) says there is a danger in ascribing social meaning to every blip in data. "If you want to know people's well-being, then asking them is the gold standard." Read: New Scientist

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