Gluten Free Tweets in New York and London

Gluten Free Tweets in New York and London

Gluten Free Tweets in New York and London: Two maps comparing the number of geo-located tweets discussing places serving Gluten Free food in New York & London from October 2013 - 17th January 2014 (n = 1,534 geo-located tweets out of a total of a sample of 17,000 tweets) - in proximity to train stations in both cities. Both maps show clustering in tweet activity around the centre of each city, and less tweet activity towards the outskirts of the city.
Gluten Free London App

Gluten Free London App

Gluten Free London is an app I created that helps you locate your nearest gluten free cafes, restaurants & snacks on the go, share your Gluten Free finds, photos, places & events with others. https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/gluten-free-london/id657086561 Apple Store Download: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/gluten-free-london/id657086561 Android Download: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=hr.apps.n147071785 Who Runs Gluten Free London? I am a graduate student, who was diagnosed with Coeliac disease in 2010, with a…
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The BSA Challenge of Big Data Conference, British Library, 25th October 2013   The British Sociological Association held a one day seminar/workshop, discussing the implications of working with big data for the social sciences, organised in collaboration with Dr Emma Uprichard, Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick and Dr Abby Day, Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths. I live-tweeted this event,…
Major household names gain Coeliac UK’s gluten-free accreditation

Major household names gain Coeliac UK’s gluten-free accreditation

Harrods department store, the Royal Shakespeare Company and La Tasca are the latest organisations to obtain Coeliac UK's GF accreditation. Harrods will be offering gluten-free afternoon tea in their Georgian Restaurant for the first time and plan to roll out further gluten-free offerings throughout the store. Following in-house training by Coeliac UK, the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon now offers visitors an extensive range of gluten-free…

Non-coeliac but gluten sensitive?

Many patients are following a wheat free diet, which they believe helps with their gastrointestinal symptoms, yet they don't exhibit markers of coeliac disease. Mabel Chew finds out from David Sanders, a professor of gastroenterology at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, about non-coeliac gluten sensitivity. Also, Fiona Godlee gives us an update on the open data campaign.