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 projects are all about data analytics for social impact.

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LATEST NEWS
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Dr Gayani Tennakoon: Data Science, Software Engineering and Social Impact

With strengths in both data science and software engineering, CSDA postdoctoral research fellow Dr Gayani Tennakoon contributes to the centre’s research and innovation activities.

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CSDA teaches Colombian students about trustworthy machine learning tools

Researchers from the Centre for Social Data Analytics recently developed and delivered a three-week intensive course about trustworthy machine learning tools for master’s students at the University of Los Andes (Colombia).

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Research exploring how to explain machine learning scores for child welfare screening

New research co-authored by Rhema Vaithianathan explores how to best explain machine learning scores.

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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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CSDA in Australia

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

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