In my role as a data scientist at Global Pulse, working in the field of big data for public good, it's important for me to exchange ideas with the academic community and gain fresh knowledge from them. Our research team across three Pulse Labs (New York, Kampala, Jakarta) is working on ways to engage, ranging from formal to more informal modes of collaboration. I'll talk about some of those ways we interact with researchers and academics in this post.
UN Global Pulse repositions as the Secretary General’s Innovation Lab, transitioning offices and expanding innovation efforts for a UN 2.0
In 2022, UN Global Pulse evolved from an initiative focused on data and artificial intelligence for crisis response to a wider role serving as the Secretary-General’s Innovation Lab. UN Global