We act based on what we know and we always learn from what we do. We also think that sharing and collaborating is the best way to move things forward. Take a look at our research and insights and get in touch if you want to talk to us about what we do.
Circular electronics for social good: Reusing IT equipment to bridge the digital divide
This new research highlights a significant opportunity to tackle e-waste and the digital divide.
Internet access: essential utility or human right?
Our society and economy are increasingly reliant on the internet. This report, written by Data Poverty Lab Fellow, Shade Nathaniel-Ayodele, argues that we need to reframe internet access as an essential utility and a human right.
Danger of Missing Out: Data poverty, care experienced young people, and creative opportunities
Written by Data Poverty Lab Fellow, Dr Becky Parry, this long read explores data poverty in relation to care experienced young people and creative opportunities.
Local communities and the internet ecosystem: Scaling solutions to data poverty in the UK
Written by Data Poverty Lab Fellow, Kat Dixon, this report invites us to question the internet’s role in society, the potential for future technologies, and the necessity of community design of the web.
Young people’s digital lives
Our Director of Evidence and Engagement, Dr Emma Stone, writes about Nominet's latest Digital Youth Index and what it tells us about young people's digital lives.
A periodic table of internet elements
A free resource to show how internet access is elemental to daily living in the UK, produced by Kat Dixon
Developing a New Benchmark: A Minimum Digital Living Standard
What is the basic 'basket' of digital goods, services and skills that different households need to live in a digital world? This briefing outlines the first stages of our research.
CHESS: Co-defining what counts as a ‘good’ solution to data poverty
Our Policy and Research Officer, Tom McGrath, presents our findings from the Data Poverty Lab about what makes a 'good' solution to data poverty.
Towards solving data poverty
In this long read, our Director of Evidence and Engagement, Dr. Emma Stone, sets out the thinking which has shaped our approach to the Data Poverty Lab.
DCMS Digital Lifeline Fund: Evaluation Report
This Evaluation Report shares insights from the Digital Lifeline Fund programme, which reached 5,500 digitally excluded people with learning disabilities in just a few months.
Everyone Connected – National Lottery Community Fund report
A report on the impact and findings of the Everyone Connected programme from July 2020 to January 2021, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund.
A report of the key findings from the Everyone Connected project, which gets devices, data and skills to digitally excluded households.