Podcast, 25 mins
Understanding Well-being Data
18 Sep 2021 11:00
Dr Susan Oman’s new book, Understanding Well-Being Data, inspires this podcast. She explains how well-being data is understood and used to make crucial decisions that affect our life chances, livelihoods and quality of life. “Following the data” is a familiar phrase from government Covid-19 communications.
This podcast considers the pandemic and follows well-being data back centuries, revealing it has long been used to track the health and wealth of society.
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- For more information on previous research see how data work in contexts
- If you would like to find out more about the book see well-beingdata.com
- Dr Susan Oman, Information School
- Produced by Kitty Turner