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Data and search

Understanding what our users are searching

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A member of staff using the search engine on the website

Understanding how and what users search on Parliament’s website helps us continually improve the search function. We wanted to understand if there was a difference between parliamentary language and what users are searching. Data analyst, Sara Reis, shares the findings.

The impact of civic technology - thoughts from TICTeC

Attendees at TICTeC Conference

Sara and Matthieu of the data and search team went to TICTeC in Lisbon. This conference on the impact of civic technology gathered together researchers, funders, and practitioners and was rich in content. Here's a summary from Matthieu.