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THE VALUE OF DATA: Its role in social policy, and how to make it accessib...

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Emily McPherson College (Graduate School of Business & Law)

RMIT University Building 13, Level 3, Room 7

Corner Russell and Victoria streets

Melbourne, VIC 3000

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A two-part seminar series featuring:

Data Imperatives for Policy in Workforce Research
With Dr Shereen Hussein, Research Professor, King’s College London

Dr Hussein will discuss the value of data in informing social policy for older people and people with disability. Various data usage examples, specifically the issue of wages and working conditions and the role of migrants in the provision of services, will be explored. Dr Hussein will highlight the importance of ensuring a continued dialogue between relevant stakeholders to maximise the value and impact of data and their analyses.

Designing accessible and useable data for researchers
With Mohamed Ismail, Director, Analytical Research Ltd, UK

Focusing on the different types of data that could be used to inform social policies and how they could be made available and accessible for researchers. Mohamed will present numerous case studies of practical applications to show some of the potential and limitations of different data types.

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Emily McPherson College (Graduate School of Business & Law)
RMIT University Building 13, Level 3, Room 7 (referred to as the multipurpose room)
Note: this venue has two entrances. Please enter via the main doorway on the corner Russell and Victoria streets - look for this facade:

The Future Social Service Institute acknowledges the RMIT Philanthropic Fund and the International Visiting Fellowship in making Dr Shereen Hussein's visit possible.

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Emily McPherson College (Graduate School of Business & Law)

RMIT University Building 13, Level 3, Room 7

Corner Russell and Victoria streets

Melbourne, VIC 3000

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