Workshop: Exploring Household Energy Data in South Africa
28 January 2016
Cape Town, South Africa
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and South Africa's National Research Foundation (NRF) issued a call last year for International Centre Partnerships. The UK Data Archive (part of the UK Data Service) and DataFirst were successful with their bid. Our proposal envisaged a collaborative research and data compilation project in the area of household energy data. A short description of the project is available on the UK Data Service website. A large focus of the project is to deal with the challenges of 'big' and complex data. This includes:
The focus of this workshop is to kick start this process in South Africa. The aim is to identify potential data sources and research projects that can feature as demonstrators.