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14 August 2018

What can citizen-generated data do? New research collaboration around UN Sustainable Development Goals

A new research initiative led by the Public Data Lab, King's College London and Open Knowledge International will map and explore what "citizen-generated data" can do


A new research initiative led by the Public Data LabKing’s College London and Open Knowledge International in collaboration with the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data and the UN Foundation will map and explore what “citizen-generated data” can do, with a particular focus on the UN Sustainable Development Goals. It will be undertaken ahead of the World Data Forum in October.

The initiative will explore projects, practices and visions associated with citizen-generated data, including: What does citizen-generated data do? How is it imagined, created and used by different actors? What kinds of participation, experience, subjectivity and politics do citizen-generated data projects enable and engender?

Click here to read more about it on Dr Jonathan Gray's blog. 

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Jonathan W. Y. Gray

Senior Lecturer in Critical Infrastructure Studies