2019 John Western Public Lecture ~ Data analytics in the public sector: the tortoise or the hare?

The University of Queensland’s School of Social Science and Institute for Social Science Research invite you to attend the 2019 John Western Public Lecture delivered by Professor Rhema Vaithianathan.

The lecture will explore the history of data analytics for social good, the emerging ‘rules of engagement’, and Professor Vaithianathan will share her own experiences in implementing the Allegheny Family Screening Tool – a child welfare decision support tool – in Allegheny County, PA (United States). Read the full abstract here.

Time: 5.15pm for 5.30–6.30pm. The lecture will be followed by a post event reception from 6.30–7.30pm.

Parking: Click here for parking information

RSVP: Thursday 5 September 2019 – as places are limited, please register to secure your spot.

This event is organised by The University of Queensland’s School of Social Science and Institute for Social Science Research in honour of former UQ Professor of Sociology John Western AM.