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.

CSaP Policy Challenge on Big Data

In partnership with Cambridge Big Data and the PHG Foundation

This policy briefing brings together views from authorities in academia, policy and practice on present and future priorities for policy in data science.

Big Data

How is Big Data research and analysis used to improve public policy and services?

On 18 September 2015, CSaP teamed up with Cambridge Big Data and the Royal Statistical Society to run a workshop exploring how data science and ‘Big Data’ can ...

Churchill and Nuclear Weapons: From the A-Bomb to the H-Bomb

An evening discussion with the Churchill Archives Centre in Cambridge

What was Churchill’s role in developing nuclear weapons, and in authorising the use of the atomic bomb, and how did his views change over time in response to ...

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 ...


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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. ...