The "Pulse Lab Diaries"

A blog series with thoughts & ideas from data science teams across the entire Pulse Lab network.

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Pulse Lab Kampala: New Year, New Projects

A round-up of Pulse Lab Kampala's new research projects in 2015. 

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Data Innovation Grants in Indonesia

Pulse Lab Jakarta and UNDP team up to offer Data Innovation Grants in Indonesia Read More /

Data Privacy Group established

Global Pulse announces establishment of Data Privacy Advisory Group, that brings together public and private sector, academia and civil society experts.

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Lessons from Korea's Big Data Challenge

An interview with the organiser of the National Information Society Agency of Korea big data challenge aimed at undergraduate and graduate-school level students.

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WFP And UN Global Pulse Show How Big Data Can Save Lives And Fight Hunger

Anoush Rima Tatevossian Apr 9, 2015
(WFP PRESS RELEASE - APRIL 8, 2015) The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Global Pulse – an innovation initiative of the UN Secretary-General – have teamed up to deliver...

Interview: Using Mobile Phone Data to Estimate Food Security

Amit Wadwa and Adeline Decuyper Apr 8, 2015
UN World Food Programme (WFP), Global Pulse, Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium and Real Impact Analytics recently collaborated on a project to analyse the potential use of mobile phone data...

Big data innovation as part of a Data Revolution in Africa

Paula Hidalgo-Sanchis Mar 27, 2015
This weekend, representatives from Governments, Academia, UN system, civil society and development partners from numerous African countries gathered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for a High-Level...

Pulse Lab Jakarta & UNDP team up to offer 'Data Innovation Grants' in Indonesia

Mellyana Frederika & Derval Usher Feb 3, 2015
Pulse Lab Jakarta (PLJ) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have announced a call for entries for ‘Data Innovation Mini Grants’ to catalyse innovation in...

Pulse Lab Kampala opens, mobilising a data revolution for Uganda’s sustainable development

Anoush Rima Tatevossian Feb 1, 2015
On Thursday 29 January 2015,  The Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda, Rt. Hon, Ruhakana Rugunda officially marked the public opening of Pulse Lab Kampala, a big data innovation lab in...

Pulse Lab Kampala: New Year, New Projects

Paula Hidalgo-Sanchis Jan 25, 2015
 Gathering data to inform policies has traditionally been a complex, time consuming and expensive process, often requiring researchers to choose between in-depth studies of small population...