We were pleased to run a Data Dive on 6th July, together with Methods at Manchester. The challenge was: Local to global: The data in plastic, from single use carrier bags to international emissions from plastic manufacture – data strategies for plastic usage reduction.
Data Impact blog
Category: Data Innovation
Oliver Duke-Williams, Senior Lecturer in Digital Information Studies in the Department of Information Studies at UCL and Co-Investigator at the UK Daya Service updates us on proposed new uses for administrative data in place of censuses in the area of estomates of journeys to work.
Rob Dymond-Green describes the creation of the 2011 UK Census dataset available through InFuse.
We are delighted to report our progress on our pioneering ‘statistical archaeology’ project to retrieve ‘lost’ information from the 1961 Census Small Area Statistics (SAS) from a large set of digital images, and make it available for digital analysis, using current software tools, for the first time.
Anne Solon, data manager for Young Lives, discusses computer-assisted personal interviewing for data collection.
Ralph Cochrane of AppChallenge.net introduces the Innovation Fund project focused on opening more UK Data Service data and the AppChallenge.
Richard Welpton of the UK Data Service introduces the Risk-Utility Data Management Tool (RUM) which will enable data producers and service providers (such as the UK Data Service) to produce anonymised versions of datasets from confidential sources consistently, efficiently, and quickly.
David Lewis of Audiencenet discusses the Innovation Fund project his team are developing to enhance the user experience of and increase user engagement with the Uk Data Service website and resources.
Dr Paul Williamson of the School of Environmental Sciences, University of Liverpool discusses the InfuseR Innovation Fund project, which will provide a script-driven interface to all UK Data Service aggregate census data holdings.