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New data mining initiative uses students’ browsing history to improve medical reporting

This month, DocGraph released Batea - a browser extension that mines clinical reference URLs from students to improve public health information.


Data enriched research, data enhanced impact: The importance of UK data infrastructure

Matthew Woollard discusses the importance of UK data infrastructure and how the systematic management and sharing of research data benefit the public.



Turn documents into data.


A flexible mapping engine, designed for real-time rendering of 2D and 3D maps.

rssFeatured Projects


NarcoData: Contextualizing the Drug War in Mexico

A project by Animal Político and collaborative data journalism platform Poderopedia that simplifies complex data behind Mexico’s failed drug war.


Digital Matatus: Smartphones and data visualization to report on transport in Kenya

How crowdsourced data and visualizations helped change daily commutes in Nairobi.

rssUpcoming Events

8/12/2015 - 8/12/2015

News Impact Summit Dublin (Ireland)

This final 2015 edition will assess the year of 2015 ahead of the new year and will focus on how digital journalism can open up conversations about ethics,…

11/1/2016 - 7/3/2016

McGraw Hill Financial Data Journalism (Online)

With the support of McGraw Hill Financial, the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) will offer two online courses for reporters – one in English…

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