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

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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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Dr Vivienne Hunt appointed as CSDA business development manager

A talent for connecting research with organisations that can use it, means CSDA’s new business development manager will be a great asset as the centre works to scale out its delivery of predictive analytics tools for social good.

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CSDA contracted to build decision aid tool for Northampton County, PA

The CSDA team has been contracted to deliver a child welfare decision aid tool for Northampton County, a north-eastern county in Pennsylvania (US), over the course of the next three years.

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CSDA research on Covid-19 digital tracing at NZ analytics conference

CDSA Deputy Director Nina Anchugina presented on ‘Covid-19 Contact Tracing Apps: What works?’ at the Chief Data and Analytics Officer (CDAO) NZconference in November.

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CSDA in Australia

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

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