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January 7, 2021
Geospatial Commission announces transport innovation competition winners
Movement Strategies has been awarded funding from The Geospatial Commission through the Innovate UK transport location data competition.
November 12, 2020
Simon Ancliffe to join live IIFX Conference panel talk: 'Balancing Health, Safety & Capacity On Event Day'
Our Executive Director, Simon Ancliffe, will join a live panel talk on Wednesday 18th November 19:10 GMT / 13:10 Central Time: 'Balancing Health, Safety & Capacity On Event Day'
October 26, 2020
Simon Ancliffe to join ALSD Conference panel "The New Fan Journey Explores Access, Ingress, and Egress"
Our Executive Director, Simon Ancliffe, will join the panel talk with a live Q&A on Wednesday 28th October 2020 at 17:00 GMT: "The New Fan Journey Explores Access, Ingress, and Egress"
September 28, 2020
Article in Building Design: How social distancing should change the way you design places
Dr. Aoife Hunt on what you need to consider when designing retail, leisure and office spaces.
September 23, 2020
Research: Guidance on Design and Construction of the Built Environment Against Wildland Urban Interface Fire Hazard: A Review
Professor Steve Gwynne, alongside colleagues at Lund University, Sweden and the National Research Council, Canada have recently published a review on "Guidance on Design and Construction of the Built Environment Against Wildland Urban Interface Fire Hazard"
September 18, 2020
Article on Sky News: Coronavirus - Losing football clubs to COVID-19 would be a 'national outcry'
Simon Owen, Director of Movement Consulting, spoke to Sky News on the key role technology plays in getting fans back into seats.
September 16, 2020
Research: Calibrating the Wildfire Decision Model using hybrid choice modelling
Professor. Steve Gwynne, alongside colleagues at Lund University, School of Built Environment, Massey University and NIST, USA have recently published a paper on "Calibrating the Wildfire Decision Model using hybrid choice modelling".
September 11, 2020
Dr. Aoife Hunt features on BBC Radio 4's 'You and Yours' programme
Dr. Aoife Hunt discusses what the new sporting landscape might eventually look like in the 'new normal' we find ourselves in.
September 11, 2020
Article on BBC News: Coronavirus - How technology could keep football fans safe at stadiums
Dr. Aoife Hunt spoke to BBC News about the role of crowd data and microsimulation and the role it plays in keeping people safe in stadiums.
September 9, 2020
Movement Strategies & Autodesk collaborate on the blog 'Designing for Social Distancing: Balancing Safety and Human Connection'
Learn more about how Movement Strategies and Autodesk are helping to navigate this new normal.
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July 9, 2020
Five tips to help stadium operators be top of their game when re-opening their doors to spectators
What can operators be doing now to prepare to set their new capacity and to ensure fans can safely return to stadiums?
June 17, 2020
How agile, data-driven strategies will drive high street recovery
Steve Scott, Executive Leader of GHD Advisory UK, on how an "Agile Strategy" is needed to resuscitate our high streets and how Movement Insights will play a key role.
May 27, 2020
Reopening the high street: how crowd planning has been turned on its head
How do we get people back to the high street safely? It is not as simple as widening pathways and spacing queues by 2m. More maths is needed than you think. Dr Aoife Hunt considers the challenge local councils now face to adhere to government plans once lockdown eases.
May 1, 2020
Improving productivity in a time of social distancing
Social distancing reduces efficiency and productivity. Business and organisation leaders are looking for ways to recover and optimise productivity in these circumstances. Go beyond compliance to maximise safety and optimise productivity. Simon Ancliffe talks about solutions to the current challenges faced by businesses.
April 14, 2020
‘Easter Egg’ Emergencies
The Covid-19 crisis poses many challenges. These occur at individual, national and international levels, and on numerous fronts. Here we discuss the different types of local emergencies that might occur and how responding to them becomes all the more challenging during a time of a national or international crisis.
September 23, 2019
Large crowds and Zone Ex: safety and security considerations in the last mile
Dr Aoife Hunt presented to the SGSA conference on 4th September on crowd movement research carried out at Wembley Stadium and also some of the latest security considerations, including the impact of Hostile Vehicle Mitigation (HVM), both with respect to Zone Ex. The presentation is summarised here.
September 16, 2019
Understanding evacuation from wildfires
Over the last year, Movement Strategies has made an increased effort to derive and share research findings from its ongoing innovative practice. In addition, we have collaborated with research partners to conduct dedicated research activities.
September 11, 2019
Movement Insights – our top three learnings so far…
Movement Insights ingests a range of movement, spend and social data-sets to give a clear picture of how a city, retailer or other physical space is performing and where the most effective interventions and campaigns might be to improve performance.
July 8, 2019
The £183m fine imposed by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on British Airways has been announced today
2019 was looking likely as the year in which the ICO would flex its muscles - the £500k fine imposed on Facebook now looks pretty paltry, especially given the relative scale of Facebook and BA (Facebook’s revenues are about 4 times that of BA’s, which were £12.2Bn in 2017).
June 17, 2019
21st century experience in a Victorian Theatre
The Victorian theatres were designed to maximise the revenue, by squeezing in as many seats as possible. But would the visitor experience have been better in the late 1800s?
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