“CPPLGG facilitated MoU signing between NLUO and CivicDataLab.”
National Law University Odisha signed an MoU with CivicDataLab on 8th August 2022 intending to facilitate data-based research at the University. The MoU will be facilitated and implemented by the Centre for Public Policy, Law and Good Governnance. As a part of this partnership, the Centre will be supporting CivicDataLab in offering tech literacy and capacity-building opportunities to the faculty and students at NLUO, and in reciprocation, the University aims to extend its expertise in the area of legal research and data analysis. By offering the research and data management support to its faculty and students, the Centre aspires at generating valuable research output for the legal fraternity.
In furtherance of the aim of this partnership, the Centre for Public Policy, Law and Good Governance organised two capacity-building sessions for students and faculty from different research centres on 8th August 2022. The first session was on ‘Research Data Management’ focusing on the use of tools like excel and google spreadsheet to make data management easier, cleaner and time-saving. The second session was on ‘Online Data Collection’ to acquaint students and faculty of law with locating and using the already available data sets for research.
[CivicDataLab is an organization functioning with the objective of using data, tech design and social sciences to strengthen the discourse of civil engagement in India.]