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Dr Anya Skatova Dr Anya Skatova, Bristol Turing Fellow, received the prestigious UKRI Future Leader Fellowship October 23, 2020 - Dr Skatova’s programme will focus on developing methods to analyse shopping data to improve population health. Digital technology opens up a new era in the understanding of human behaviour and lifestyle choices, with people's daily activities and habits leaving 'footprints' in their digital records. For example, when we buy goods in supermarkets and use loyalty ...
What is data? Exploring data from an anthropological perspective October 6, 2020 - Blog written by Josie Price, University of Bristol graduate Introduction Humans are repeatedly living through and creating data, yet the uses of data have also become a source of economic, political, psychological and social power. So, what really is data? My final year thesis for my Anthropology with Innovation degree aimed to investigate this question ...
Food hazards from around the world Data Competition September 16, 2020 - We are excited to announce the winner of the 2020 Food hazards from around the world data competition is Robert Eyre with his visualisation project 'FSA related alert tracker’.  The Jean Golding Institute recently teamed up with the Food Standards Agency (FSA) for a data visualisation competition  The competition Every day the Food Standards Agency ...
Storing your data in a spreadsheet September 16, 2020 -   Blog written by Jonty Rougier, Lisa Müller, Soraya Safazadeh, Centre for Thriving Places (the new name for Happy City) What makes a good spreadsheet layout? We were recently trying to extract some data from the All tab of the ONS spreadsheet Work Geography Table 7.12 Gender pay gap 2018 This gave us the opportunity ...