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Online recruitment, working remotely and yet to meet our team-mates

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Two of our data analysts, Josh George and Junayed Islam, who joined Defra at the height of the pandemic, reflect on their experiences of online recruitment, working remotely, and having still never met their colleagues in person.

Radar – more than just wave detection

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Defra’s technology innovation team recently released their 2021 Emerging Technology Radar. Tony Riggs, who leads the team, explains how it tells us a lot about the challenges and opportunities facing the Defra group, and the emerging technologies that could impact on these.

JNCC meets its open data pledge with release of marine survey data

Today, as part of the #OpenDefra campaign; the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) published the second batch of marine data under an Open Government Licence on data.gov.uk. The number of datasets now released by JNCC has topped 1000, meeting our …

Making data open enables Natural England’s specialists to be specialists

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At Natural England we and our predecessors have been mapping and classifying the use of agricultural land since 1966. The Agricultural Land Classification (ALC) data is used primarily to enable us, developers and planners to assess the impact developments will …