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Data science for social good

Data science is used to "unify statistics, data analysis, machine learning and their related methods" to "understand and analyze actual phenomena" using data. (Hayashi, Chikio, 1996. "What is Data Science? Fundamental Concepts and a Heuristic Example").

0ptimus

Øptimus predicts future consumer and constituent behavior using our proprietary software for data modeling, scientific testing, and audience targeting.

Advocacy Assembly

Advocacy Assembly is the world's only free online training platform for human rights activists, campaigners and journalists, offering multimedia courses on data visualisation, data gathering and analysis, human rights documentation, journalism and media skills.

Altmetric’s Researcher Data Access Program

Providing free access to Altmetric data for those who study how research is shared and communicated online

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Beyond Uptake

Uptake.org leverages Uptake's people, technology and expertise to address the world's most pressing problems.

Blue Labs

We solve your toughest challenges with expert data science – for businesses, campaigns, and government.

Blueprint

"A tool to help Democratic campaigns sift through data on hundreds of millions of people across the U.S....It will help campaigns decide who to call, text, email and target with digital advertisements during this contentious and unprecedented election year and beyond."

Catalist

Catalist compiles, enhances, stores, and dynamically updates data on over 256 million unique voting-age individuals across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Working with Catalist can help you build membership, target persuasive messaging, engage activists, drive an issue agenda, and register or mobilize voters.

City Data Sharing Toolkit

Future Cities Catapult has developed a City Data Sharing Toolkit. The toolkit includes tools, approaches and resources for local authorities sharing non-personal data.

Climate Modeling in Colombia

In a cross-sector partnership led by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and the Colombian Ministry of Agriculture, The Clima y Sector Agropecuario Colombiano (Colombian Climate and Agricultural Sector; CSAC) provides meteorological data to farmers along with data on the economics and agronomy of rice cultivation.

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Contracts for Data Collaboration

to address the inefficiencies of developing contractual agreements for public-private data collaboration

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Data 4 Change

The event is a 5-day design sprint where multidisciplinary teams consisting of the best local, regional and international talent in data, design, journalism and technology are teamed up with NGOs that collect data.

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Data 4 Good Conference UK

The conference will connect leaders and practitioners to explore how non-profits are adapting and excelling in an increasingly data-driven world.