Fit for Cycling is a landmark audit of UK cycling and transport, using user-generated data, to improve UK road safety.
Gathering data Data will be aggregated from an app, promoted by The Times newspaper, that automatically detects users’ choices of transport and routes on all journeys to create a survey on a scale, with the accuracy and for a duration otherwise impossible to achieve.
The Transformation Trust works with 800 state secondary schools in the areas of highest deprivation in the UK.
Chances to access high-quality work placements, internships and mentoring can have a dramatic impact on the disadvantaged young people attending these schools: with many of their intake qualifying for free school meals, such placements can massively raise aspirations and understanding of the world of work.
Practical Participation aims to advance the conversation on opening up philanthropy and charity funding data.
Accessing information Through a series of short ‘research sprints’ their Joined Up Philanthropy project will explore the data collected, published and demanded on funding flows by UK philanthropists, charities and voluntary associations and develop draft standards for open data on philanthropy.
Although common standards on data sharing within international aid exist, and there’s been progress on the representation of information from foundations, the UK lacks accessible, reliable and timely data on funding flows to social organisations.
‘Wikid’ is a simple idea with huge pedagogical potential.
Engaging users Although Wikipedia is the largest and most used knowledge base on the planet, and, with 365M users, is the world’s sixth most popular website, it is essentially a flat knowledge experience. That is, from an educator’s point of view it lacks any active learning components or assessment tools.
Sienna Says is an engaging digital arts & culture show to inspire children's creativity.
Promoting creativity With content created by record labels, museums and designers it aims to stimulate 6-12 year olds’ imaginations with entertainment of much higher aesthetic standards than this demographic is traditionally served.