Tag: Data Story

Using Open Data, a Scientist Is Finding New York City’s Best Stories

As the creator of popular NYC blog I Quant NY, Ben Wellington has a knack for turning data scrapes into civic action.

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DATA STORY – Smarter Transport and open data

The “Cambridge Phenomenon” Since 1960, the Greater Cambridge area has been home to an ever-increasing cluster of technology, life sciences and services business known as the “Cambridge Phenomenon” (http://www.cambridgephenomenon.com/) . The success to date has been widely celebrated, but is

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Data Story: Population estimates – Why are they useful?

Solid information on population counts by region and sub-region is vital for the ongoing local planning of services, such as schools, children’s centres and transport provisions and infrastructure. Such data also comes into its own for contingency planning for, and

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Data Story: The housing profiles project- Showing local housing need and development

The Cambridge sub-region housing profiles show information about housing stock, households and data about affordable housing demand at a parish or ward level. It combines secondary data sources such as the 2011 Census with primary data from the local housing

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Data Story: Know your local area – Census Area Profiles

Census Area Profiles The 2011 Census The population Census is conducted every ten years across the United Kingdom – the last Census was in 2011. The survey results help to paint a picture of the nation and how we live,

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DATA STORY: Why is understanding about fuel poverty in the Cambridge Sub-region important?

Every year fuel poverty in the UK makes the headlines, for example: http://www.theguardian.com/big-energy-debate/2014/sep/19/fuel-poverty-no… http://www.itv.com/news/wales/update/2014-10-20/the-cold-weather-causes-… Fuel poverty is caused by a combination of fuel costs, poverty and inefficient housing stock, and can have a range of effects including Negative environmental effects

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Data story: Social housing providers in the Cambridge sub-region

Introduction The Census tells us that more than 322,000 households were living in the Cambridge housing sub-region in 2011. Of these approximately: • 210,000 were owner-occupiers and 3,700 were shared owners • 48,000 lived in social housing rented either from

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Data story: How open data helped Santa

QUESTION Each year I have to visit every home in Cambridgeshire. Is there anything you can do to help me plan my visits? Where are the most populated areas in the county, from the largest city to the smallest hamlet,

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Data story: Using the Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) to work on joint public health outcomes in Cambridgeshire

The Government’s Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) sets out the desired outcomes for public health and how they should be measured. The PHOF focuses on two high-level outcomes covering life expectancy and reducing inequalities in life expectancy. A supporting set

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