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Correcting outliers: The effect of race, education, and the uninsured on Trump’s vote

Sometimes, as you investigate a story, you will have no choice but to interrogate an outlier. Paul Ricci shows you how.


Make Eurostat more user-centric

Journalists are needed to improve the provision of high quality statistics on Europe.



A visualisation tool for big data.


Helping newsrooms collaborate on factchecking and verification projects.

rssFeatured Projects


Tweets of Congress: Output from 1000+ accounts for any given day

What does Congress really care about? This project has collated the entirety of Congress’ daily Twitter output so you can find out.


The Stanford Open Policing Project: Uncovering the truth behind traffic stops

Until now, a national repository detailing interactions between police and the public didn’t exist.

rssUpcoming Events

28/8/2017 - 1/9/2017

Summer School Big Data for Peace & Justice (The Hague, the Netherlands)

After 3 successful editions, this year’s summer school will take place from 28 August - 1 September 2017 in The Hague, the Netherlands.

6/9/2017 - 7/9/2017

Data for Policy (London, UK)

Data for Policy conference series is a leading international discussion forum looking at the applications of data science for governments.

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This intiative receives partial funding from the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science.

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