Tag: data

LARIA North East 1 October 2018 Networking Event

The third LARIA North East Networking event was well-attended, with 15 attendees and four presenters. Held at Darlington Town Hall (thanks to Zoe Foster and Darlington Borough Council for providing the venue), we enjoyed a mixture of presentations on information …

LARIA North West 15 July 2016 – summary of event

On Friday 15 July 2016 LARIA North West hosted an event to hear the shortlisted and commended entries from the North West into the LARIA Research Awards 2016 showcase their work:

New researcher of the year (highly commended) – Haydn …

Smart Devolution – The role of data

Smart Devolution, a new report from the Policy Exchange, makes the case that the success of city devolution will depend on city regions adopting smart city data techniques. City devolution equips mayors with extensive new powers. But those powers will …

The 2021 Census initial view on content for England and Wales (Topic Consultation)

The Census Transformation Programme ran a public consultation between 4 June and 27 August 2015 inviting responses to their initial view on content for the 2021 Census. An overview of the received responses is now available from the ONS website.…

Census Applications: Using the UK’s population census data

16 – 17 July 2015

Humanities Bridgeford Street Building, University of Manchester

Now that nearly all census outputs are out and being used the UK Data Service are hosting a two-day conference to celebrate the UK censuses.

The conference will …

Demystifying data: the data revolution and what it means for local government

This new paper from the think tank NLGN (New Local Government Network) warns that if councils fail to understand and harness the power of data they risk making themselves irrelevant to their citizens.

Demystifying data: the data revolution and what …

Chief Fire Officers Association: The call for data answered

Following the hugely successful Dying for Data conference held in April 2014, the Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA) will be holding a further data conference entitled “The call for data answered”.

The conference will see the official launch of LIFEBID …

British Social Attitudes Survey 32nd Report – ‘The Verdict on Five Years of Coalition Government’

The 32nd report of the British Social Attitudes Survey reveals that public attitudes to several major issues have remained consistent during the current government’s tenure. While it might be expected that cuts to public services and controversial reforms such as …

Update from the South East Public Health Information Group

The South East Public Health Information Group (SEPHIG) is a network of Public Health information and intelligence professionals working across the South East.  SEPHIG meetings are co-ordinated by the Public Health England (PHE) Knowledge and Intelligence Team for the South …

International migration at a local level: issues in data availability

The Campaign Company has recently published a comment piece discussing the issues surrounding the analysis of international migration at a local level, particularly those relating to the paucity of research data on the subject. The article makes particular reference to …

Exercise rates increasing across the UK

Recent figures obtained as part of Sport England’s Active People Survey reveal that, despite widespread concern regarding obesity levels, the number of residents in England who are engaging in weekly sport is rising. Between April 2013 and April 2014, 15.6 …

GLA Information Services

The Intelligence Unit at the GLA operates as a research and consultancy team, drawing on a range of disciplines, to deliver intelligence and analysis integral to the understanding of London – its people, its economy, its place in the wider …

Concern with the economy falling across all UK regions

Recent editions of the Ipsos MORI Issues Index reveal that, while voters have been most concerned about the economy since the latter half of 2008, this paradigm is undergoing significant change. The proportion of voters citing the economy as one …

LARIA London Event – Update and downloads

Thank you to all who attended the LARIA London event and to the GLA for hosting. It was a very successful meeting with plenty of ideas to take away and implement in our own authorities.

To download presentations please click …

Leeds Data Mill

Leeds Data Mill is a place for organisations to share their open data to help shape the way people live work and play in the city. The idea is to create a city-wide culture of data sharing and experimentation to …