Exploring Data

The Centre brings together the expertise of academic researchers, data scientists, social scientists, and statisticians from across the partner universities of East Anglia, Essex, Kent and London School of Economics.

Offering secure data storage and access through our partnership with the UK Data Archive the Centre has state-of the-art technology and a wealth of expertise in the field of secure data storage and safe access to ensure physical, hardware and software security across the whole centre.


Enhancing Knowledge

Working collaboratively across academia, local government and business the Centre offers a suite of services to enhance analytical expertise.

Our collaborative projects and data exchange services cover:

Comprehensive data training at various levels.

  • Research led projects.
  • Academic student or staff placements.
  • Data Analytics Innovation Vouchers.
  • Knowledge Transfer Partnerships.

Empowering Society

Focussing on four main areas our research is concerned with using advanced data techniques to show improvements for policy and for businesses.


Big Data Network

The Centre is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of the Big Data Network Phase 2. The Centres, along with those from Phase 1, will make a significant contribution towards ensuring the future sustainability of the UK research competitiveness, supporting the UK in maximising its innovation potential and driving economic growth.


The Centres in the Big Data Network Phase 2 are:


Exploring Data

The Centre brings together the expertise of academic researchers, data scientists, social scientists, and statisticians from across the partner universities of East Anglia, Essex, Kent and London School of Economics.

Offering secure data storage and access through our partnership with the UK Data Archive the Centre has state-of the-art technology and a wealth of expertise in the field of secure data storage and safe access to ensure physical, hardware and software security across the whole centre.


Enhancing Knowledge

Working collaboratively across academia, local government and business the Centre offers a suite of services to enhance analytical expertise.

Our collaborative projects and data exchange services cover:

Comprehensive data training at various levels.

  • Research led projects.
  • Academic student or staff placements.
  • Data Analytics Innovation Vouchers.
  • Knowledge Transfer Partnerships.

Empowering Society

Focussing on four main areas our research is concerned with using advanced data techniques to show improvements for policy and for businesses.


Big Data Network

The Centre is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of the Big Data Network Phase 2. The Centres, along with those from Phase 1, will make a significant contribution towards ensuring the future sustainability of the UK research competitiveness, supporting the UK in maximising its innovation potential and driving economic growth.


The Centres in the Big Data Network Phase 2 are: