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2019 Data Impact Fellows – applications open

Apologies for cross posting/ this is a fabulous opportunity.. ===== Are you an early career researcher or analyst in a UK university or UK registered charity? Are you using UK Data Service data in your impactful research and analysis? Apply to be one of our 2019 Data Impact Fellows.   The 2019 Data Impact Fellows… Read more »

UK data service: a one course on assessing the quality of data

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20 February 2019 London School of Economics   In this hands-on day course you will learn about the principles of, and tools for, assessing data quality and reviewing disclosure risk in numeric data sources. Data assessment is extremely useful whether it is for wishing to create high quality data for publishing, thereby supporting the transparency… Read more »

UK Data Service launches a new online teaching resource ‘data for non-experts’

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Colleagues, apologies for cross posting – may be of interest ===== Explore key aspects of survey, aggregate and longitudinal data The UK Data Service recently launched a new online teaching resource which introduces data to non-experts via easy-to-use interactive Data Skills Modules. These will give those new to research a solid grounding in the key… Read more »

UK data service newsletter – section on ‘dissertations and their data’

=== apologies for cross posting, but a really useful set of links here about all things data – and for REF Impact, an opportunuity to contirnute case studies if approprriate === The summer edition of the UK Data Service newsletter is out now. In the latest issue, we provide you with information on the planned… Read more »

Funding opportunity available working with Understanding Society data

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Apologies for cross posting: ==== Our colleagues at Understanding Society, one of the largest household panel studies in the world, are accepting submissions for Policy Fellowships. The 6-12 month funding will see Fellows undertake a social science project, using Understanding Society data, which has the potential to make a substantial contribution to informing and influencing… Read more »

Online teaching resource introducing longitudinal studies and data to non-experts

An interesting set of resources- please do explore and write us a blog-post…. ============= Closer has launched a new online teaching resource introducing longitudinal studies and data to non-experts. The Learning Hub is primarily aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students, and those who teach them but it should be equally valuable to those working in… Read more »

Webinar: Key data: Qualitative and mixed methods data Online, 15.00 – 16.00 GMT 5 December 2017

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Webinar: Key data: Qualitative and mixed methods data Online, 15.00 – 16.00 GMT 5 December 2017   This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the qualitative or mixed-methods data available from the UK Data Service. The UK Data Service provides access to a range of qualitative and mixed-methods data including… Read more »

Understanding Society: 6th report and highlights now available

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Understanding Society has published its sixth annual report highlighting new, topical, policy-relevant research which provides vital evidence for policy change. Launching at tonight’s policy event in London, this year’s Insights report covers three key policy areas: low pay and work, adult mental health and work/life balance. The report includes commentary from Kate Bell from the… Read more »

Webinars about data hosted by UKdataservice

CESSDA ERIC training   You may find the following webinar recordings and upcoming workshops on European data useful. They have been funded/provided by CESSDA ERIC   Webinar recordings:   How to Find Data in Europe – Introductory webinar introducing European social science data services and how to find, access and understand data Data in Europe: Ageing – Webinar… Read more »