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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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LATEST NEWS
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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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Research finds less paperwork; better IT, could slow the exit of trainee doctors

New UK-based research establishes an association between the daily mood of trainee doctors and their intention to quit.

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CSDA tool has a key role in US child harm prevention program

Human services staff in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, are using a CSDA tool to match high needs families with intensive support services as part of a proactive child harm prevention program introduced this month.

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New tool to help the homeless offers accuracy, equity, and impact

CSDA has deployed a world-first machine learning tool for a county in the United States, which accurately prioritises requests for housing help.

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Meet CSDA’s new deputy director: Dr Nina Anchugina

Nina Anchugina has returned to CSDA as deputy director for the ‘hard problems and human impact’ but also to share her knowledge of private sector best practice with a fast-growing collaborative team.

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CSDA in Australia

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

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