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Funding opportunity available working with Understanding Society data

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

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

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 »