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Thirsty for insight?

Knowledge, transparency, collaboration, innovation and system transformation are some of the big prizes on offer and within reach by embracing the opportunities presented by open data. Evidence of…

A SHoKE to the system – How insight from students brings different thinking to ECC

Collaborating with partners offers us fresh thinking and a new lens to reconsider and reframe the challenges we face, and the services we provide to support the citizens of Essex. Our recent partnersh…

Data Science Superhero

Stephen Simpkin, Data Science Fellow, Essex County Council and ecda, has been awarded the prestigious Professor Sir Ian Diamond Award for Excellence at today's Analysis in Government Awards.

Stephen Simpkin, Data Science Fellow for Essex County Council and a member of the Essex Centre for Data Analytics team has been shortlisted for the Professor Sir Ian Diamond Excellence Award 2021, wit…

Essex Chief Executives Association commitment to building an analytics culture in Essex

Essex Chief Executives have given their support in principle to the development of a Data Declaration that will support Essex public services to shape a data culture that drives the use of analytics a…

Essex Renewal Project Launches Independent Commission

A new, independent commission has now officially started work to identify the long-term effects of Covid-19 across Essex.

October Data Show and Share

Surveys play a large part in our understanding of society and provide vital information about the way people experience the world and the services that they access. We'll explore survey analysis wi…

September data visualisation event

The Essex Centre for Data Analytics is hosting it's next Be Part Of The Equation data network event. Join us on 23rd September, 2-4pm, online to focus on what's possible with data visualisation. …

Understanding perpetrators of domestic abuse

New insight about behaviours and patterns of perpetrators of domestic abuse has been generated by ecda’s most recent data project.

Martine Clark announced as DEC Chair

The Essex Centre for Data Analytics is pleased to announce the appointment of Martine Clark as Chair of the Data Ethic Committee.

ecda Wins Research Award for Exploring Citizen Attitudes Towards Data Sharing

The Essex Centre for Data Analytics has been awarded Best Use of Local Area Research by LARIA (Local Area Research and Intelligence Association) for its research Exploring Citizen Attitudes Towards Da…

Debunking data analytics myths

Debunk data analytics myths with the Essex Centre for Data Analytics! Our next data analyst networking event will be held on Wednesday 18 November 2020, 2-4pm.