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Just released by The Center for Energy Studies at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy this detailed mapping of the oil infrastructure of China pulls together in one place detailed information. The visualization focuses on four core categories of infrastructure: (1) crude oil pipelines, (2) refined product pipelines, (3) oil refineries, and (4) crude […]
A really great site for students created by Trevor Millum who studied History at Birmingham University before completing a PhD at the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies in Visual Communication in Advertising. It is based on his PhD thesis with added content including advice on analysing images and further images added from the 21st century. The original […]
A new historic social history resource recently launched, recording local life from the 1880s through to the digital age, the Express & Star Photo Archive is a leading regional newspaper published by The Midland News Association Ltd (MNA) with different editions covering the Black Country and Staffordshire. This site has been made possible by National […]
This week the Access to Cash report was published. This independent survey found that the many people in the UK, primarily the poor, continue to rely heavily on cash. Indeed 17% of adults surveyed would find it difficult to manage without. Other reports can be found on the main review website Yet at the same time Link […]
Find out using the 2019 Savills Tech index. It measures over 100 metrics. View the stunning graphics in this presentation,
Find out more in this UK government annual assessment of FTSE 350 companies. The a survey assessed awareness of risk, strategies and measures.
This Digital archive was funded by the School of Advanced Study to put online the papers of South African anti-apartheid activist Ruth First who was assassinated in 1982. They include letters from her exile in London, political activities in South Africa and Mozambique during the apartheid era and responses to her impact. Also relevant here are the […]
The Center for Global Development has developed an index which measures the commitment of the world’s richest nations to aiding the poorest. It is calculated taking into account size and economic weight to measure countries according to their potential to help. It covers a number of criteria including aid, migration, technology transfer, trade and security. […]
Informed Opinions has produced the Gender Gap Tracker in partnership with Simon Fraser University. It analyses the ratio of males and females who are quoted in seven major Canadian news publications. The screen shows the last 7 days. Sources include Globe, Huffington Post and CBC. The graphic images really display a gender imbalance. The full methodology is […]
Two shocking reports published this week. Breaking down the barriers – National Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence and Multiple Disadvantage, considered the experiences of women and domestic abuse. Investigating its links with other forms of disadvantage such as mental health poverty, racism and homophobia. The Commission was established by AVA (Against Violence & Abuse) […]