Data processing

Blog post

4 Mar 2019
26

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...

Report

24 Jan 2019
22

This edited collection examines 'good data' practices, values and principles from an interdisciplinary, international perspective. It aims to start a conversation on data futures and present steps to encourage the use of good data in practice.

Briefing paper

19 Dec 2018
20

In 2015 the Foundation developed the Need for Legal Assistance Services (NLAS) indicators. These provide a census-based measure of the geographic distribution of potential demand for not-for-profit legal assistance services from organisations such as legal aid commissions and community legal centres. Following the release by...

Conference paper

5 Oct 2018
20

Australia’s cities face significant social, economic and environmental challenges, driven by population growth and rapid urbanisation. The pressure to increase housing availability will lead to greater levels of high-density and medium-density stock. However, there is enormous political and community pushback against this. One way to...

Report

25 Jul 2018
244

This review provides a snapshot of Australian government data activities and related data resources.

Report

4 Jul 2018
93

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.

Discussion paper

4 Jul 2018
430

The Australian government recognises that the data it holds is a strategic national resource that holds considerable value for growing the economy, improving service delivery and transforming policy outcomes for all Australians. This paper outlines key concepts and principles which may guide development of the...

Conference paper

18 Jun 2018
26

Australia’s cities face significant social, economic and environmental challenges, driven by population growth and rapid urbanisation. The pressure to increase the availability of housing, including a move to a more compact urban form, will lead to greater levels of high-density and medium-density stock. This research...

Journal article

16 May 2018
42

The UK open access (OA) policy landscape simultaneously preferences Gold publishing models (Finch Report, RCUK, COAF) and Green OA through repository usage (HEFCE), creating the possibility of confusion and duplication of effort for academics and support staff. Alongside these policy developments, there has been an...

Report

1 May 2018
73

This final report of the four part series examines the sourcing and scaling choices made by the four research universities regarding their acquisition of Research Data Management (RDM) capacity.

Journal article

24 Apr 2018
6

This article discusses two practical experiments in remaking collections. Drifter (2016) and Succession (2014).

Report

How network thinking can help us record, find and use what we need
18 Apr 2018
372

This report sets out how the public sector could benefit from a federated, data-driven approach - one that provides greater power to its leaders, benefits its participants and users, and improves performance through better use of, and structured access to, data.

Report

18 Apr 2018
259

Algorithmic decision-making is becoming more common every day. Increasingly, important decisions that affect people’s lives are governed by datasets that are too big for an individual to process.

Discussion paper

6 Apr 2018
4

This discussion paper opens consultation with VET Student Loans (VSL) stakeholders to seek views on how the department and DHS can ensure relevant, high quality data is collected through the Collection, using best practice submission processes.

Report

30 Mar 2018
18

In September 2017, the Department of the Environment and Energy commissioned Blue Environment and sub-consultants to manage its waste data and reporting needs until 2019. An early project requirement was to research and propose improvements to the previous versions of the core waste reports, particularly...

Report

29 Mar 2018
97

This report highlights both the potential benefits of being able to use data at a truly pan-London scale, but also the many barriers that stand in the way of realising that vision, and what it would take to overcome them.

Report

26 Feb 2018
77

This report examines the potential for biased and discriminatory outcomes in the emerging field of “precision medicine.”

Report

5 Jan 2018
234

This report explore the incentives that inspired the acquisition of RDM capacity on the part of the four research universities described in the case studies.

Video

18 Dec 2017
95

What kinds of data sources, tools and platforms do we have available, what is the value and the challenge of data and new sources of information, what do we need and what is coming down the line that can help support better policy making, citizen...

Report

8 Dec 2017
93

This report provides university and research library leaders with useful insights on emerging practices and infrastructures in European research information management (RIM), on the current and future role of persistent person and organization identifiers, and, more specifically, on incentives and barriers to adoption.

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