Today the ONS Data Science Campus is celebrating its second anniversary. Tom Smith and Heather Savory take a look back at the last two years and recap some of the exciting innovations and achievements so far.Read more on Looking to the future at the Data Science Campus
While ONS strategy is focused on making more use of government-held data to improve official statistics , researchers in the Data Science Campus are also exploring the value of social media data. There’s plenty of it and its potential seems obvious. But who is “citizen of the world” and where is “Black Pudding land”? As well as privacy concerns some big limitations in the data need addressing too, conclude Lanthao Benedikt and Emily Tew.Read more on Can social media data improve official statistics? Not yet, suggests new work on tourism
A year on from the formal launch of the Data Science Campus, Peter Fullerton, our Deputy Director for Planning and Resources, reflects on how the frenetic start-up and growth of the Campus has changed his view on what can be achieved.Read more on Data Science: Changing mindsets
In this guest blog, Karl Wilding, Director of Public Policy and Volunteering at The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)…Read more on Data driven social change?
The new ONS Data Science Campus at Newport opened this week. Tom Smith reflects on an important day both for UK government data science and the continuing transformation of ONS.Read more on ONS campus is new resource for UK’s decision makers