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Understanding Impact?
Dr Rebecca Rumbul, Head of Research
Hello again!
Rebecca Rumbul - The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference 2017
Some research highlights
● We have had 4 research papers
published in international peer reviewed
journals
● We won an awa...
The world is changing!
Rebecca Rumbul - The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference 2017
Rebecca Rumbul - The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference 2017
FAKE NEWS!
Rebecca Rumbul - The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference 2017
POPULISM!
Rebecca Rumbul - The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference 2017
How can we help?
Rebecca Rumbul - The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference 2017
● We know civic tech can help people and...
Looking ahead
Rebecca Rumbul - The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference 2017
Working with harder to reach and more disen...
#TICTeC
Rebecca@mysociety.org
@rebeccarumbul
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TICTeC 2017: Understanding impact: the year in mySociety research (Rebecca Rumbul, mySociety)

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This was presented by Dr. Rebecca Rumbul from mySociety, at the Impacts of Civic Technology Conference (TICTeC 2017) in Florence on 25th April 2017. You can find out more information about the conference here: http://tictec.mysociety.org

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TICTeC 2017: Understanding impact: the year in mySociety research (Rebecca Rumbul, mySociety)

  1. 1. Understanding Impact? Dr Rebecca Rumbul, Head of Research
  2. 2. Hello again! Rebecca Rumbul - The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference 2017
  3. 3. Some research highlights ● We have had 4 research papers published in international peer reviewed journals ● We won an award for best paper at the JeDem Conference 2016 ● We have expanded our team ● We have broadened our approach Rebecca Rumbul - The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference 2017
  4. 4. The world is changing! Rebecca Rumbul - The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference 2017
  5. 5. Rebecca Rumbul - The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference 2017 FAKE NEWS!
  6. 6. Rebecca Rumbul - The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference 2017 POPULISM!
  7. 7. Rebecca Rumbul - The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference 2017
  8. 8. How can we help? Rebecca Rumbul - The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference 2017 ● We know civic tech can help people and can make a difference, so how do we ensure that people trust it? ● We know people want to express themselves, so how can we channel that energy? ● We are creating a bigger evidence base all the time, how is that best utilised?
  9. 9. Looking ahead Rebecca Rumbul - The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference 2017 Working with harder to reach and more disengaged groups Linking more data sets to find out where we can have a tangible impact Figuring out how political shifts affect how people use civic tech We still have a long way to go . . . but if you would like to work with us, whether as a practitioner or as an academic, please get in touch!
  10. 10. #TICTeC Rebecca@mysociety.org @rebeccarumbul

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