A focus on collaboration among African universities and research institutions is crucial in developing national policies that meet the principles of open data while keeping it safe from exploitation.
We have lots of data about hospital safety, but it's not used to make us safer or more comfortable when we're admitted.
Non-use of data may be an even bigger problem that its misuse.
Several studies suggest that suicide rates in the US vary along geographic patterns.
Gathering data and testing teachers' knowledge allows researchers to develop scientifically-grounded advice for teacher education institutions.
The low share of women revealed in this data is problematic for two reasons: a lack of diversity, and what it shows about women's participation in the social network of informal collaboration.
What can be done to prevent employers from rejecting individuals based on concern about future illnesses? Currently, nothing.
Cloud computing is on the rise, but so are questions about its security. This is why we need systems where the data itself enforces security, not just the cloud system within which it is contained.
There are good reasons why business has not been as successful as sports teams at implementing algorithmic decision-making.
After decades of continuous growth, participation rates have started to decline. What does it mean for the future of the sport?
Every government, business or organisation releasing data needs to think about how to ensure that the risk of re-identifying an individual or revealing personal information about someone is low.
While the key economic signs remain strong, new data suggests many Australians are entering into mortgages without having fully grasped the financial consequences.
Your guide to a public health crisis that's likely to get worse.
One of the challenges for quantum computing is knowing how to detect and correct errors that may occur in the data. And we can do that without even knowing what the data says.
Crunching the numbers on 14 years of trading shows one of the assumptions about global markets is looking fragile.
More seniors are reporting good health in recent years, but gains are primarily among more advantaged groups.
Knowing a city’s professional network ratio helps to understand how connected its inhabitants are to other markets, customers and ideas. All support innovation, adaptation and city growth.
Instead of focusing only on crime, the government can help set refugees up for success by collecting data on what's working and what's not in the integration process.
Once online, our healthcare data could be used for research long after we're gone.
HILDA survey results show home ownership among young people is declining, as mortgage debt almost doubles for the same age group.