Archives for July 2020

Doing qualitative research which addresses inequalities in times of social distancing

As the Living With Data team move into the final phase of data collection, we are pondering what our upcoming qualitative research might look like. Many of us are currently facing challenges as we seek to carry out qualitative research which addresses inequalities under socially distanced conditions. Lots of people are thinking creatively about how to overcome […]

Empowering the arts sector to tackle inequalities through data: AHRC interview with Susan Oman

Dr Susan Oman – and Abid Hussain, Director of Diversity at ACE, in a panel discussion during ACE’s ‘Creative Case: Digging into socio-economic diversity’ webinar In partnership with Arts Council England, Dr Susan Oman from the University of Sheffield developed a new process to improve inequality measurement, including class background, in the UK cultural sector. Through […]

New article on public perceptions of good data management, led by Todd Hartman

Todd Hartman, Helen Kennedy, Robin Steedman and Rhia Jones have published an article in Big Data and Society about a survey that they undertook in May 2019, involving 2000 UK residents and exploring perceptions of good data management. The study was motivated by growing interest in these three things: The idea of ‘good data’ (as […]