Life in data - data literacy and social change

22 Mar 2018, 7.00PM–8.00PM
Lecture Theatre B4, Cottrell Building, University of Stirling
Dr Eddy Borges Rey
Life in data - data literacy and social change

This lecture is part of a series of public lectures organised by Computing Science and Mathematics, University of Stirling. 

The Open Data Charter was intended to facilitate citizens' access to information, but citizens have not made enough use of open data to deem the initiative a success. Some argue that this is due to a general lack of data literacy - the ability to read and articulate data in a meaningful way. With this in mind, this lecture will shed light on what data literacy is, why it matters, the current state of data literacy in Scotland, and how can it be fostered.

All are welcome to attend this free event, there is no need to book a place.

Further information

For further details about this lecture or others in the series, please visit the 'A random walk through Mathematics and Computing Science' website.