Quantifying the urban food environment in Perth, Western Australia using multivariate methods and clustering
The urban food environment is a target for policy interventions aimed at improving diet. This study developed a workflow in the R programming language for characterising the urban food environment using standard measures of accessibility to the food environment along with methods adapted from community...
This report provides a detailed look at Millennial (18-34 year olds) technology ownership in the United States and how the pace of change has slowed for Millennials, compared to Gen X, and how household income affects moving out and starting a family. Nielsen provides an...
Short-term forecasting of individual household electricity loads with investigating impact of data resolution and forecast horizon
Smart grid components such as smart home and battery energy management systems, high penetration of renewable energy systems, and demand response activities, require accurate electricity demand forecasts for the successful operation of the electricity distribution networks. For example, in order to optimize residential PV generation...
When social scientists think about big data, they often think in terms of quantitative number crunching. However, the growing availability of ‘big’ qualitative datasets presents new opportunities for qualitative research. In this post, Lynn Jamieson and Sarah Lewthwaite explore how ‘big qual’ can be deployed...
This edition of the SDG 4 data digest builds on last year’s report, which proposed a conceptual framework and tools to help countries improve the quality of their data and fulfil their reporting requirements. This report presents the wide range of national and cross-national learning...
This report examines routinely collected national data on injury cases that attended a public hospital emergency department in Australia in 2013–14 and describes and illustrates possible applications of the data for injury surveillance.
The foundation was engaged by the Department of Justice NSW to investigate the quality and utility of each court and tribunal’s data in informing policy and practice. This report focuses on Supreme Court data.
This interactive “Policy Tool for Renovation” facilitates the comparison and analysis of twelve renovation policy packages for residential buildings from Europe and the United States. Fourteen specially developed criteria have been developed, with the support of a panel of international experts, to enable this analysis...
Conducted by the Law and Justice Foundation of NSW, this new study is part of the first ever comprehensive investigation of the quality and utility of NSW’s civil court and tribunal administrative data system for informing policy and practice.
This Evidence to Action note introduces the FACS Entity Database, how it was created, what it includes and how it can be used by FACS and our partners.