Data and Analytics- EDUCAUSE 2022 This report from EDUCAUSE is useful in keeping track of recent and emerging technologies relating to data and analytics in the Higher Education landscape. Areas identified are: • Data Management and Governance • Unifying Data Sources • Modern Data Architecture •Data Literacy Training • DEI for Data and Analytics • Assessing and Improving Institutional […]
Explore global data on immigration, refugees and asylum seekers in a new visual dashboard created by Our World in Data using statistics derived from United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) sources. It includes migration, refugee and asylum seeker categories. Generate tables graphs and data that can be downloaded for sets of countries or worldwide.
This new data site is a direct outcome of the Secretary General’s Data Strategy, which calls for ensuring everyone, everywhere can discover, access, integrate and share the data they need. It comprises a catalogue of datasets that can be browsed or searched by theme. Note: some are not available to the public. Themes include mediation, gender […]
A new official gateway to explore data at country, sub-regional and regional levels on SDGs, Agenda 2063 and key socio-economic indicators for Africa. Explore by country or thematic profiles including health and energy.
ACLED has now expanded real-time coverage to all of Europe, extending the dataset to 37 new countries and territories. These data add more than 28,000 political violence and demonstration events. They include coverage of the of Covid-related acts of violence, such as violence targeting healthcare workers, mob attacks on individuals with alleged links to the coronavirus and demonstrations […]
Evolution of the Pandemic Through the Lens of Google SearchesNew data from the World Bank. It is dashboard covering 200 nations looking at trends in numbers of cases in a nation and the words most commonly searched for on Google – these include categories for symptoms, mental health treatment and consequences. A full methodology is […]
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 […]
QoG OECD Data is compiled by an independent research institute within the Department of Political Science at the University of Gothenburg. It provides free access to this new dataset which covers hundreds of variables categorised into 18 key themes – ranging from accountability to eGovernment. It is derived from from over 80 data sources relating […]
A new book published by UCL Press, looks at big data collected by customer-facing organisations – such as store loyalty card transactions, smart travel tickets, or smart energy meter readings – and how they can and are changing Social Science research. Download the PDF for free at: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ucl-press/browse-books/consumer-data-research
Now in beta, a new tool which will enable researchers to quickly identify high quality social and economic datasets. It is described more fully in this article but basically it aims to use Data Documentation Initiative metadata to harvest records from a number of separate high-quality sources including the German GESIS Data Archive (https://www.gesis.org/en/services/data-analysis/), and the US […]