Big Data

Our unprecedented ability to collect, store and analyse data is opening up new possibilities: from monitoring infrastructure to understanding individuals' life pathways, as well as spawning new business models underpinned by data, social networks and the internet of things.

Big Data

Privacy, secrecy, transparency: what does it mean for evidence based policy?

What is preventing the use of personal data for evidence based policy? Drawing on rapidly evolving commercial best practice, what practical steps can be taken to overcome these ...

Big Data

Policy making in the era of big data: opportunities and challenges

CSaP's latest Policy Challenge briefing was launched at a major conference in Cambridge this week which brought together researchers, policy makers and industry practitioners to explore the latest ...

Big Data

Talent Pipeline for the Digital Economy & the Creative Industries, with Matthew Hancock MP

A new major study suggests that the UK has one of the best digital economies of any country in the world, which is highly evolved and quickly advancing. ...

Big Data

Platforms not silos: government promotes the digital revolution

Earlier this month CSaP Policy Fellow, Richard Sargeant, hosted a meeting at the Government Digital Service (GDS) which was set up to revolutionise the way citizens interact with ...


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A Case Study by Professor Anna Vignoles

Champion for Cambridge Big Data Strategic Research Initiative

Professor Vignoles particular interest is in the application of big data analyses to answer questions about public policy.