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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

An air-quality index table showing pollution levels near Barlow Hall Primary School throughout July

Local pollution and traffic data explored in July’s Our Streets Chorlton data bulletin

As part of Our Streets Chorlton, Open Data Manchester creates monthly bulletins that showcase some of the data being collected for the project, including the work done directly by community

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

Introducing the Plastic 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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The Lexicon of Experience – representing marginalised voices for more inclusive design

The voices of marginalised people are seldom represented within technical applications. Mapping systems for planning the built environment aren’t always inclusive of their lived experiences. Bias is baked into how

A 'school bike bus' in Chorlton

Our Streets Chorlton’s June data bulletin – measuring the impact of a school street closure

As part of Our Streets Chorlton, Open Data Manchester creates monthly bulletins that showcase some of the data being collected for the project, including the work done directly by community volunteers.

A graph showing pollution levels on Darley Avenue on 18 May

Introducing the Our Streets Chorlton environmental data bulletin – local data gathered by and for the community

As part of Our Streets Chorlton, Open Data Manchester is creating a monthly environmental data bulletin that showcases some of the local data being collected for the project, including the work

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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

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Co-operative Group signs up to the Declaration – find out how you can get involved too

Using data ethically, whether in the ways we collect, use and share data, or how we design systems that use it, is key to the Declaration for Responsible and Intelligent Data