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ACLED’s political violence and protest data website now has a new feature in addition to the datasets which allow researchers to monitor emerging crises around the world in real time. It now has a Conflict Pulse prediction tool; users can now model expected trends a week into the future, supporting efforts to develop enhanced early warning systems and prevent […]
20th October was World Statistics day. The ILO raised concerns about gaps in terms of collection of data about gender and work If you are looking for accurate reliable data here are some free recmomendations: DataPortals.org datacatalogs.org– Comprehensive list of open data portals in the world maintained by Open Knowledge International. EU Data Includes data […]
Interesting findings from an ARMA committee investigating some of the most well known and influential rankings of universities: ARWU, THE WR, QS, U-Multirank, CWTS Leiden and US News & World Report. They considered them in terms of a number of categories: good governance, transparency, do they measure what matters, and rigour. Data showing the expert assessments and senior expert calibrations are available. […]
This week saw the launch of RISE a new think tank, part funded by the University of Bolton which will conduct research into areas of education and social mobility policy focussing primarily in the North around the Bolton region. It will have particular value in looking at the extent of and how to correct regional imbalances in the […]
How does the UK’s pay gap compare with other countries? Get some insight from the latest Fawcett society report which compares 10 nations. including Australia, Finland, Japan and Austria. Topics covered include thresholds, legal policies and compliance. Fawcett joined forces with the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership at King’s College London, and was supported by research […]
An online exhibtion from theFeminist Library: WE ARE HERE: How Black Women have been the backbone to radical social movements. The online exhibition is based on a physical one currently taking place in the library. It has some great posters leaflets and flyers mainly from the 1970s/1980s.
An online exhibition from the University of Utah It includes examples of 20th century pamphlets, posters and literary magazines from radical socialist and workers organisations.
Stanford-MIT Project on a Healthy Election A joint project to bring together resources about the conduct of the US 2020 presidential elections includes report cards and data on individual states as well as national resources. There are guides to postal voting , a Covid- 19 electoral litigation tracker and a section on election conduct and […]
The first ever report on this subject has been published by AdvanceHE.
A new online exhibit created by the Department of Peace and Peace Building Affairs. It includes timelines with images and videos showing key work and steps in the UN role as a peacekeeper and mediator.