May 2010

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Processes of unlocking data: open data study

Processes of unlocking data: open data study

To use open government data, first there has to be some data there. For reasons of scope and space, the dramatic opening up of government datasets over the last few years is likely to be little more than a few lines at the start of my dissertation before I turn to look at use of data, but […]

Abstract ok; but a title change

It seems the examining board liked the abstract I put forward for my dissertation, but the title wasn’t, well, formal and boring enough. Fortunately the chance to re-write and re-submit my title has given me the opportunity to bring it more into line with some of the theory coming up in the literature review I’m […]

Open Data in Developing Countries


The focus of my work is currently on the Exploring the Emerging Impacts of Open Data in Developing Countries (ODDC) project with the Web Foundation.

MSc – Open Data & Democracy