Improving the
impact of social services

Researchers at the Centre for Social Data Analytics work with local and international partners to explore how data can be used to improve the impact of social services.

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Learn about the way we work with public sector agencies in New Zealand and beyond.

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OUR RESEARCH

Our research projects are all about data analytics for social impact.

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Timely unemployment data now available

New Zealand decision makers now have access to more frequent unemployment statistics thanks to a new tool.

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Watch: Screening Tools that can enhance Child Welfare Practice

Watch a recent webinar about how CSDA and its collaborators develop decision aid tools to support front-line child welfare case workers, using data to protect children, support families and improve equity.

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Screening Tools that can enhance Child Welfare Practice

A CSDA webinar on Thursday, April 29, 16:00 PM EDT (Friday, April 30, 08:00 AM NZT) will focus on how the centre develops decision aid tools to support front-line Child Welfare case workers, using data to protect children, support families and improve equity

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Research signals potential new directions for school readiness policy

The children of teen mothers in New Zealand have lower baseline school readiness levels than other children and should be prioritised for support, according to new research led by CSDA.

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Allegheny Housing Assessment tool helping to make decisions ‘faster, more efficient’

A tool that uses machine learning to help prioritise requests for housing services in Allegheny County, PA (United States), has been credited by frontline staff with helping to make client assessments faster and more efficient.

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CSDA in Australia

Learn about our collaboration with UQ's Institute for Social Science Research.

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