Research

On this page, you can find an overview of the Centre for BOLD Cities' current projects. Please visit the project pages for more detailed information on the projects and team members.

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Data empowerment in the smart city

The aim of the data empowerment project is to create insights and tools for increasing citizens' awareness and empowerment with regard to the datafication of the public space.
Big Data for Youth Policy (© image: Tom Barrett/Unsplash)

Big data for youth policy

The 'Big data for youth policy' project revolves around the possible use of big, open and linked data for determining how to recover ‘invisible youth’, i.e. unemployed, unregistered young people that are not enrolled in an education programme.
Jouw buurt, jouw data

Jouw buurt, jouw data - research game

This 'gamified survey' is designed to gain insights in the data awareness of Dutch citizens. At the same time, Jouw buurt, jouw data serves to increase this awareness.
Reintegration in BOLD cities

Reintegration in BOLD cities I & II

This project focuses on the possibilities and challenges of designing personalised reintegration strategies for urban residents who are entitled to benefits.
Show Us The Data

Show Us The Data

In this 2017 project, the BOLD Cities team created a contest for designers to help create visibility and awareness with regard to urban (big) data.
SHARED principles

SHARED principles

How should we involve and engage citizens in a datafied urban environment?
Data walks

Data walks

Through data walks, the BOLD Cities team helps to create awareness and start conversations about urban big, open and linked data.