The Airbnb surge
April 2019, BBC News
Explored the growth of the UK’s Airbnb market, identifying hot spots and biggest hosts in major cities. Data analysis and graphics made in R.
Making BBC graphics in R
January 2019, Medium
We've open-sourced our tools for making graphics in R. Played a leading part in writing the R cookbook and package, and developing our internal R course.
(Un)affordable UK rents
October 2018, BBC News
Where do rents hit young people the hardest? Data analysis in R showing that young people are priced out of the rental market in two-thirds of the country.
Mind the pay gap
April 2018, BBC News
Analysed company-level data and produced visualisations in R for a series of articles exploring the UK's gender pay gap.
Eurovision in search
May 2017, Google Trends
Who would win Eurovision if searches were used to award points? Data analysis of search interest - which predicted the 2017 winner!
I let myself get hacked
November 2015, City AM
"Let me tell you this: it’s quite a disconcerting feeling to sign a form agreeing to let a hacker break into all your personal data."