New Philanthropy Capital (NPC): Data Labs

Data labs: Opening up government data 22 September, 3.00pm-5.00pm followed by drinks Royal Statistical Society, London NPC’s Data Labs project aims to open up restricted government datasets to the not-for-profit sector to help organisations better understand the impact of their services on beneficiaries. Developed with support from NPC, the Ministry of Justice launched the Justice…

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UN Intergovernmental Negotiations Discusses Usefulness of Administrative Data for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

On the sidelines of the seventh session of the post-2015 intergovernmental negotiations, delegates discussed how administrative data – the data primarily collected by governments and other organizations for administrative purposes (e.g. registration, transaction and record keeping) – could be used as a data source for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and for statistical systems in…

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The Legal and Ethical Issues around Linking Administrative Data in Scotland

Abstract: This initial scoping report outlines the original research to be undertaken for the legal work package of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded Administrative Data Research Centre-Scotland (ADRC-S), by Professor Graeme Laurie and Ms Leslie Stevens based at the University of Edinburgh, School of Law and J Kenyon Mason Institute for Medicine,…

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