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CECAN Workshop: What Good Data could do for Evaluation

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CECAN Workshop - What Good Data could do for Evaluation 


25th February 12:30 - 16:00 GMT

Augusta Ada Room, The Alan Turing Institute, British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB

You are warmly invited to join us for this workshop jointly hosted by the Alan Turing Institute and CECAN, the Centre for Evaluating Complexity Across the Nexus.


Workshop Overview:

The rise of data science has opened up a number of opportunities for government policy planning and complex evaluation. Although both data science and evaluation involve using data to better understand a particular issue, the benefit of using data science for policy evaluation has still to be established. After all, as Rogers et al. (2015) sum up: