Explore data

Funded by the ESRC, the Centre provides a range of services and academic expertise from the University of East Anglia, University of Essex, University of Kent and London School of Economics to help everyone realise the benefits of their data.

We believe everyone has valuable data. Whether you are a small to medium sized business, a local government or an analyst or researcher we can build partnerships which enable us to work together to explore data to its full potential.

By exploring data in this way, and sharing information safely and appropriately, together we can influence society.

Enhance knowledge

The Centre specialises in:

Trusted research from leading academics. Using data analytics and the latest methodologies to explore areas such as local economic growth, green infrastructure and support for vulnerable people.

Bridging the skills gap with training and knowledge exchange services. We can help improve your knowledge or collaborate with you and skilled academic researchers to increase your analytical capacity.

Empower society

By working together we can use data to inform data policy decisions and tackle difficult challenges faced by business and society.

To find out how we can help you can click the relevant link below:

Big Data Network

The Centre is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of the Big Data Network Phase 2. The Centres, along with those from Phase 1, will make a significant contribution towards ensuring the future sustainability of the UK research competitiveness, supporting the UK in maximising its innovation potential and driving economic growth.

The Centres in the Big Data Network Phase 2 are: