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RDA COVID-19; recommendations and guidelines, 5th release 28 May 2020

These detailed guidelines are supplemented with higher level recommendations aimed at the other stakeholder groups who need to work together with the researchers and data stewards to realise the timely and open sharing of research data as a key component of pandemic preparedness and response.
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Data bites: getting things done with data in government

This report summarises the first eight Data Bites events, held between April 2019 and February 2020. It draws out some key themes, and presents answers to a standard set of questions put to all speakers, allowing you to learn more about the 32 projects explored...
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Community responses to family violence

For public policies to achieve social change, they must increase awareness, community engagement and uptake of information about the target social issue. This project aimed to assess the extent to which changes in public awareness and engagement could be detected in response to Victorian Family...
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The value of data: summary report 2020

This research argues that the economic characteristics of data and the data economy mean the market alone will not unlock data’s full potential value. But it is possible to gain more from data with the right data policies, and an institutional framework that supports trustworthy...
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Surveillance on UK council websites

This report from software developer, Brave, reveals that people seeking help for addiction, disability, and poverty on council websites are profiled by private companies in the United Kingdom. None of the data collecting companies recorded in this study had received consent from the website visitor...
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Review of online targeting: final report and recommendations

Using machine learning, online targeting systems predict what content is most likely to interest people, and influence people to behave in a particular way. This research report shows that people welcome the convenience these systems offer, but express concern when they learn about the systems’...
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Substance and alcohol use data in the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI)

This research was commissioned by the Health Promotion Agency / Te Hiringa Hauora (HPA) to understand and document what data on alcohol use is held within the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI). This information will support alcohol and IDI researchers to make better use of the...
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75627 | Briefing for the Incoming Minister Responsible for Social Investment: Hon Amy Adams

The Social Investment Unit provided the incoming Minister Responsible for Social Investment, Hon Amy Adams, with this Briefing to the Incoming Minister (BIM) in December 2016. The BIM: Outlines our work plan for the year Discusses why social investment matters Looks at what changes are...
Guide

Data science: a guide for society

According to the headlines, we’re in the middle of a “data revolution” — allowing us to make predictions on anything from the football results to who is likely to commit a crime. This guide explains the language to help talk about data science and highlights...
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Our digital rights to the city

This publication contains a collection of articles about digital technology, data and the city. It covers a range of topics relating to the political and economic power of technologies that are now almost inescapable within the urban environment.