Cork Dashboard Launch – Dec 15th 2017

On Friday December 15th 2017 we gathered in the sunny surrounds of Cork International Hotel to mark the official launch of the Cork Dashboard. The Building City Dashboards team were joined by a variety of partners, stakeholders, and citizens to mark a first for the City and County region of Cork, an online open-data dashboard for Cork.   https://twitter.com/CorkDashboard/status/941652558241845249   Speakers on the day included Building City Dashboards principal project investigators Professor Chris Brunsdon and

The launch of the Cork Dashboard

  The Building City Dashboard’s team is excited to officially launch the Cork Dashboard on Friday December 15th in Cork. The Cork Dashboard will be the first major output from the Science Foundation Ireland funded project based here in the National Centre for Geocomputation, Maynooth University. Over the past year, we have been working alongside our partners in Cork Smart Gateway, Cork County Council and Cork City Council to gather static and real-time datasets for

New Post Doc Opportunity – App development for Dashboards

  The researcher will work on Work Package 2.2 Investigating scalar issues in visualisation.
 At present, most city dashboards are optimized to function best on a standard display screen. They will display on a smartphone or tablet, but in a way that is suboptimal in terms of legibility and coherence. This task will investigate scalar issues in how data are effectively visualised across different media and to use the resultant information to develop appropriate methods

Visiting positions, Building City Dashboards/Programmable City projects at Maynooth University

We are pleased to announce five visiting positions to Maynooth University to work with the Programmable City and/or Building City Dashboards research teams located in the MU Social Sciences Institute and the National Centre for Geocomputation. We are particularly keen to host visitors with an expertise in urban data, data visualisation, augmented/virtual reality, media art and installations, and spatial analytics/modelling, either from a social theory or applied/technical perspective. It is anticipated that visitors would be

Project vacancies

The Building City Dashboards project is currently recruiting for a number of positions - more details can be found below. Research fellow 36-42 month contract - Closing date Dec 12th 2016 The Research Fellow will contribute as part of an interdisciplinary team to the SFI-funded Building City Dashboards project, undertaking fundamental and applied research on creating effective city dashboards. The researcher will contribute to one of the four work packages below (applicants should make it

Welcome to the Building City Dashboards project website

Welcome to the Building City Dashboards project website.   Here we will be posting updates related to the project, post vacancies to be filled on the project, in addition to publications and presentations from the project team members.   If you would like to get in touch with us about the project, or if you have any questions just contact us using our individual contact details