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The Data Visionaries Series: Martin Andresen

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SFU's Big Data Hub

Applied Science Building, Room 10900

8888 University Drive

Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

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Data visionaries are the pioneers. They are on the leading-edge, discovering new ways to transform vast and complex data into stories, solutions, and knowledge that will shape and reshape our world. Join us this fall for a series of conversations with data visionaries from SFU and beyond as we explore and critically examine the possibilities and real world impact of data in our future.





Big Data and Criminology: Size Matters, But Not The Way You Think

Speaker: Martin Andresen

Professor of Criminology, Simon Fraser University


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Dr. Martin A. Andresen is a Professor in the School of Criminology and Director of the Institute for Canadian Urban Research Studies, Simon Fraser University. Dr. Andresen obtained his PhD from the University of British Columbia (Geography) and his BA and MA from Simon Fraser University (Economics). His research areas are in spatial crime analysis, crime and place, geography of crime, environmental criminology, and applied spatial statistics and geographical information analysis. He has been awarded the Canadian Geographer New Scholar Award, the Dean's Medal for Academic Excellence (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Simon Fraser University), the Julian M. Szeicz Award for Early Career Achievement (Canadian Association of Geographers), the Fellows Award (Western Society of Criminology) and more.


There will be a networking reception following the talk.


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SFU's Big Data Hub

Applied Science Building, Room 10900

8888 University Drive

Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

Canada

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