UK Data Service

Understanding Society: 6th report and highlights now available

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 »

UK data service annual report

Colleagues, apologies for cross posting – useful information for Impact as well as of wider interest. ==== The April 2016 to March 2017 UK Data Service Annual Report is now available with a fresh new look and feel. In the year covered by the report the UK Data Service was instrumental in supporting researchers to create shareable… Read more »

Any oral historians out there? UK data service £5,000 funding call

Colleagues Please see below if of interest… ==== National Life Stories, the oral history charitable trust based at the British Library, has announced applications are now open for the National Life Stories Goodison Fellowship 2018-19. The aim of the Fellowship is to increase public knowledge and awareness of oral history, particularly of the National Life… Read more »

UK data service – some amazing L&T ideas and resources

Colleagues, some amazing resources from the UK Data Service – please do take a look if you use data sets with your students. ============================================= Do you want to show your students how to answer real-life questions using data available to them at the touch of a button? Then look no further… We invite you to… Read more »

Applications sought for Data Impact Fellowships (£2000 )

BU Colleagues – do you have a post-doc/PhD student engaging with datasets? If so, please cascade…many thanks Debbie Are you a post-doctoral researcher or PhD researcher based in a UK university? Do you use UK Data Service data in your research with a focus on impact? If so we are offering you the opportunity to… Read more »

CESSDA are running a series of webinars, in collaboration with the UK Data Service, on finding data in Europe

<Many apologies for cross posting but this may be of interest to some colleagues> CESSDA are running a series of webinars, in collaboration with the UK Data Service, on finding data in Europe. See details below: How to find data in Europe Wed 17 May 2017, 14:00 CEST (13.00 BST) A wealth of data is… Read more »

First results out for ‘Synergies for Europe’s Research Infrastructures in the Social Sciences’ (SERISS)

Apologies for cross posting, may be of interest to some:   The first results of a project to support the European Union (EU) tackle socio-economic challenges across Europe are now available. Synergies for Europe’s Research Infrastructures in the Social Sciences (SERISS) is a four-year project (2015-2019) funded as part of the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme. The project… Read more »

UK Data Service will be running the Dissertation Prize for the academic year 2016/17

Colleagues, please do direct any data-savvy students to this award, Debbie Building on from the success of the 2016 Dissertation Prize, the UK Data Service will be running the Dissertation Prize for the academic year 2016/17. So, if you are you an undergraduate student using secondary analysis for your dissertation and would you like to… Read more »