Horizon Blog

Bags of Impulsiveness: Psychological and Demographic Predictors of Plastic Bag Consumption in Big Data

Despite the success of plastic bag charges in the UK, there are still around a billion single-use plastic bags bought each year in England alone (DEFRA, 2018), and politicians are […]


Network Analysis: Food Sharing

N/LAB has partnered with OLIO via a an Innovate UK Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to explore how network analytics can shed light on alternative economic networks in the sharing economy. […]


The Anatomy of Retail Transactions

N/LAB has devoted considerable effort to descriptive and predictive analytics in the domain of retailing. The lab has access to data from various multinational retailers. In press and in prep work […]


N/LAB CABS Impact Showcase

Prof Andrew Smith, Dr James Goulding and Dr Gavin Smith presented a 3D visualisation of a Projected Augmented Relief Map (PARM) animation of cell phone activity at the Chartered Association […]


N/LABer presents to UK Minister

In November N/LAB’s Gavin Smith showcased at an event during DFID’s Tech week. He demonstrated  work on automated road condition monitoring from Earth Observation imagery to inform transport planning and drive improved economic […]