How Data Supports a Good Society-InGSoc Seminar

02/12/2014 21 November 2014

Animated discussion followed Chris Oswald’s lucid and engaging presentation to the Informing the Good Society Project.

This public seminar, arranged by AHRC-funded PhD candidate Lynn Killick, took place on Friday 21 November, with an audience of information and social scientists, students and others.

Mr Oswald, who is head of policy (Scotland) for the Equality and Human Rights Commission, outlined the ways in which demographic and other data, sometimes obtained through FoI requests, can be used to measure progress to a more representative society.  

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Lynn Killick
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Informing the Good Society (InGSoc): New Directions in Information Policy
InGSoc (Informing the Good Society: New Directions in Information Policy) is a three-year project, funded by an Arts and Humanities Research Council standard grant. The project, whose common thread is the social impact of information and technology and relevant public policy issues, has three...