Data Channels

Data Channels are a one-stop shop for data and related resources from leading NGOs, government agencies, and companies around the world. Engage with the scientists behind the data, download and comment on new sets, and explore what other designers have created. Data Channels are updated often so check back regularly or follow Visualizing for data updates.

Opportunities and challenges in a world of 7 billion people

News is Data

A Matter of Life and Data


Making data work for health and the environment

Organizing the World’s Information

Microsoft Research Connections supports those who dream the impossible—inventing a better world one idea at a time.

Research into the prevention and biology of cancer

Promoting policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity

Helping vulnerable populations through innovative uses of data

Working for a World Free of Poverty

Shaping global, regional and industry agendas

Connecting People. Empowering Humanity.