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February 2015

What should the university-centric data.ac.uk site be? It’s still a matter of debate, but in the meantime, Chris Gutteridge from the University of Southampton has it up and running while that’s resolved.

Live Blog from the event: http://odcamp.org.uk/linking-university-data-the-open-way/
Session: http://odcamp.org.uk/open-data-and-auto-discovery/

November 2014

February 2015 sees the launch of a report led by Professor Sir Ian Diamond highlighting examples of efficiency in higher education. Universities UK blog - 19th November 2014

September 2014

data.ac.uk is an Open Data resource which aims to provide a single reference site for several data sets which are created, maintained and shared by the UK higher education community. TERMINALFOUR.Blog - 18th August 2014

July 2014

Open data, the principle and practice of making data available for anyone to use, for any purpose, at no cost has the potential to make a major impact on the world around us. Universities UK blog - 24th June 2014

May 2014

Google has added coast-to-coast public transport information for the whole of Great Britain to its Maps app. BBC News - 14th May 2014

May 2014

There is lots of data within the public sector that should be open. This ensures a level playing field for everyone who can benefit. The Guardian - 12th May 2014

April 2014

The Open Data 500 study is an index of US companies using open government data to generate business and develop products. Read interview with Joel Gurin, the project's director. Tech Republic - 8th April 2014

April 2014

It is a myth that technical brilliance is necessary to publish data. Here is some advice for local government. - The Guardian - Apr 01 2014

March 2014

Live, open government data – collated on third-party platforms – can change peoples’ lives profoundly in a wide variety of ways. Computer Weekly -March 2014

February 2014

The government has announced a £1.5m grant to be invested in organisations championing the open data initiative. Computer Weekly - 21st February 2014

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