A photograph of the Humans Rights Act 1998 legislation document

Our takeaways on the proposed changes to the Human Rights Act

Building on our previous community consultation into the UK government’s planned reforms to data laws in the UK – we wanted to bring people together to tackle another weighty topic

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A Year in Open Data Manchester 2021 – a rather busy one indoors…

We wrote that 2020 was a year like no other – while 2021 – was one where things felt a bit too much like more of the same. In the

This is a visual representation of global temperature change from 1850 to 2018 created by climate scientist Ed Hawkins, University of Reading, UK

‘Countdown to COP26 – environmental action powered by data’ – watch the video now

COP26 was billed as the most important global environmental talks since the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) where the ‘Paris Agreement’ was negotiated between 196 parties. This was

A graph showing the impact of Manchester United football traffic on all four roads

Our Streets Chorlton’s September data chat – exploring Manchester United football traffic and the school run

As part of Our Streets Chorlton, Open Data Manchester has installed a number of Telraam traffic counters in different locations around Chorlton and Chorlton Park. Telraams contain small cameras that

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Introducing the new Data Cooperatives Working Group – in collaboration with Aapti Institute

At ODM, we’re very interested in understanding how best to help people get control of their data – and since 2014 – we’ve been exploring the century-old idea of a

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Welcoming Clara and Maura to the Open Data Manchester team

You may have seen that ODM has been on the hunt for new team members to support the development of a new data standard and public information portal for plastic

Pile of plastic waste, including bottle, tied up in plastic bags

Introducing the Plastics Packaging Portal – supported by Innovate UK to tackle a million-tonne waste problem

Open Data Manchester is delighted to have teamed up with fellow local social venture, and waste-data experts, Dsposal for a new Innovate UK R&D project created to help tackle the

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In case you missed it – watch Another Country now – where we took a tour of some alternative geographies

ODM was delighted to be joined by three incredible psychogeographers for our Open:Data:Night on 27 July, where we explored different ways of experiencing place outside the quanitifed realm of indices, heat

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Join our team as a fundraiser or a business analyst

We’re growing here at Open Data Manchester – and that means three brand-new opportunities to join our team – particularly if you have an understanding of ethical use of data, data