UK Data Archive http://data-archive.ac.uk/ Latest news and events from the UK Data Archive and the UK Data Service (UKDS) en-gb UK Data Archive logo http://rss.data-archive.ac.uk/UK-DataArchive.jpg http://data-archive.ac.uk Methodology of Longitudinal Surveys II - External eventhttps://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/mols2Second International Conference on the Methodology of Longitudinal Surveys International Conference 2018 - External eventhttps://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/events/2018/07/25/methodology-of-longitudinal-surveys-iiAdvanced Analysis of Linked Health Datahttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5078This course is ideal for health and social care researchers, social scientists, clinical practitioners and health care Advanced Analysis of Linked Health Data managers who wish to build on their pre-existing theoretical knowledge and skills in the analysis of linked health data.Leadership in Project Managementhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5077This course is ideal for health and social care researchers, social scientists, clinical practitioners and health care managers who wish to build on their pre-existing theoretical knowledge and skills in the analysis of linked health data.Introduction to Hospital Episode Statisticshttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5173Love Data Week 2018 - External eventhttp://lovedataweek.org/..Introductory Analysis of Linked Health Datahttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5076This course is ideal for health and social care researchers, social scientists, clinical practitioners and health care managers who wish to build on their pre-existing theoretical knowledge and skills in the analysis of linked health data.SQL Database Management Softwarehttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5065Confident Spatial Analysishttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5128Introduction to Spatial Data and Using R as a GIShttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5127Health Data Visualisationhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5075This is a technical course designed for beginners or individuals who may have had some involvement with databases through typical roles in a data analysis environment and are seeking to expand their knowledge and understanding of manipulating healthcare related data through relational databases.Introduction to QGIS: Understanding and Presenting Spatial Datahttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5126Webinar: Guided walk through ReSharehttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5114Join our interactive online webinar, where we will ‘ walk you through the process of submitting a data collection into the ReShare repository.Webinar: Key data: Business datahttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5113This webinar is an introduction to Office for National Statistics (ONS) business data available from the UK Data Service, such as the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings.Health Data Modellinghttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5074The course is designed for researchers and other health professionals who have had some experience with relational databases and SQL before but would be interested in getting up to speed quickly with the current state of the art in database management systems that are used in healthcare.Webinar: Understanding Open Source GIS - External eventhttp://www.blgdataresearch.org/osgiswebinar/Webinar: Key data: Qualitative and mixed methods datahttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5112This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the qualitative or mixed-methods data available from the UK Data Service.Webinar: Key data: Data about countrieshttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5111This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the international time series data available from the UK Data Service.Creating Shareable Research Data: Managing and Archiving Social Science Research Datahttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5129This two-day workshop, aimed mainly at ESRC grant holders and researchers, will help improve knowledge and skills on creating shareable social science research data, and the managing, archiving and publishing of that data at the end of your research project.Introduction to using linked administrative data ​ for social and health researchhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5089The course will offer a theoretical and practical introduction to accessing and working with linked administrative data, covering topics including: ethics and confidentiality, public engagement, the access process, researcher accreditation, working within a safe setting, and potential issues.Quality of life and personal well-being: Research and data showcasehttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5170This one-day event brings the data producers and users together to share updates on the data and to showcase research that is being carried out using the data.Introduction to Understanding Society using Stata - External eventhttps://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/training/stataWebinar: Key data: Longitudinal datahttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5110This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the wide range of longitudinal datasets available via the UK Data Service.SURE Training at ADRC-Scotland - 23 November 2017http://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5181Introduction to Understanding Society using Stata - External eventhttps://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/training/stataLabour Force and Annual Population Surveys User Conference 2017http://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5171The user conference brings data producers and data users together to share updates on the development of the surveys and to showcase research that is being carried out using the data.Webinar: Key data: Censushttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5109Census data from 1971-2011 provides a unique source of robust population data, particularly for small areas and often-overlooked groups, such as those living in establishments.Machine Learning in Health Datahttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5073This is a technical course designed for beginners or individuals who may have had some involvement with databases through typical roles in a data analysis environment, and are seeking to expand their knowledge and understanding of manipulating healthcare related data through relational databases.Information overload? What the future holds for using, sharing and managing data - CANCELLEDhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5080Webinar: Key data: UK and cross-national surveyshttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5108This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the key survey datasets available from the UK Data Service which provide snapshots of the UK or that allow comparisons to be made across countries.Handling missing data in administrative studies: multiple imputation and inverse probability weightinghttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5135Hope and hops: the science of society - ESRC Festival of Social Science 2017http://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5164Understanding Society Insights 2017 - Making the UK a Good Place to Work - External eventhttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/making-the-uk-a-good-place-to-work-tickets-37417602055Combining Data from Multiple Administrative and Survey Sources for Statistical Purposeshttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5043Combining Data from Multiple Administrative and Survey Sources for Statistical Purposeshttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5023Working with data on political behaviourhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5144A one-day workshop organised by CESSDA ERIC (European Research Infrastructure Consortium) and the Democracy and Elections Group, University of Manchester.British Science Association 'Future Debates': Does it matter who funds science?http://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5168Webinar: Data management basicshttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5107This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about data management. Data management is essential to make sure that well organised, well documented, high quality and shareable research data result from your research project.CLOSER conference: Inequalities: a longitudinal perspective - External Eventhttp://www.closer.ac.uk/conferenceWebinar: Key issues in reusing datahttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5106Participants will hear about the key issues in secondary analysis as a method. The introductory session will briefly cover the pros and cons of reusing data and the importance of learning about the origins of your data.Why we need a New Digital Ethics? The case of cyber conflicts - External eventhttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/why-we-need-a-new-digital-ethics-the-case-of-cyber-conflicts-tickets-390389184561st International Conference on the Frontiers and Advances in Data Science - External eventhttp://www.fads.org.uk/Vacancy: Technical Support Officer, UK Data Archivehttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5177We are seeking to appoint a Technical Support Officer to join the Technical Services directorate of the UK Data Archive.UK Data Service Annual Report 2016-2017 releasedhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5178The March 2016 to April 2017 UK Data Service Annual Report is now available with a fresh new look and feel.New guide: Mapping 2011 Census Microdata using Rhttp://census.ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5176A new guide which aims to show the strength of using Census Microdata for a variety of research purposes1981 Census Microdata sampleshttp://census.ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5175A suite of 1981 Census Microdata samples is now available at the UK Data Service and in the ONSs Virtual Microdata Laboratory (VML)CLOSER's first harmonised dataset available from the the UK Data Servicehttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5172The UK Data Service is pleased to announce the first harmonised datasets, created by CLOSER are now available to download.ADRC-England hosts the British Science Association 'Future Debates' serieshttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5167ADRC-England is hosting the British Science Association 'Future Debates' series this 2 November 2017 at the Winchester Discovery Centre on the theme 'Does it matter who funds science?'.ADRC-England takes part to the Bloomsbury Festival 2017http://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5169ADRC-England is joining the UCL Hub at the Bloomsbury Festival this 21 October 2017.ADRC-England co-hosts the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2017 in Southamptonhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5163ADRC-England is co-hosting the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences this 8-9 November 2017 in Southampton, with two free nights of science, entertainment and prizes to better understand the society we live in.Vacancy: Communications and Engagement Managerhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5161We are looking for an accomplished and highly motivated Communications and Engagement Manager who can lead on activities to help the UK Data Service and UK Data Archive reach and engage with the social science data community and other key stakeholders.Knowledge and skills needs: call for evidence from the ESRChttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5160The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) have announced a call for evidence on knowledge and skills needs. The focus is on identifying strategically important knowledge and skills to improve the UK's social science capability and/or capacity.Announcing the UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows 2017http://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5158We are delighted to announce that we have appointed our UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows for 2017.Opportunity to take the "SURE” safe researcher training with ADRC-Scotland at 9 Edinburgh Bioquarter in November 2017http://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5157This 1-day training is regularly delivered by ADRC-Scotland, usually at its HQ at 9 Edinburgh Bioquarter.ERSC call: Funding opportunities available for a Micro Safe Setting (SafePod)http://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5156The ESRCs Micro Safe Setting Network (MSSN) is a new service to provide the facilities and support for researchers to remotely access sensitive data across the UK.Research Associate vacancyhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5154A Research Associate vacancy has arisen within ADRC Wales based at Cardiff UniversityADRC Wales event sees science in virtual realityhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5155Glitter, slam balls and virtual reality give visitors the chance to experience data scienceThe best places for women to live in Britain are revealedhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5145The Scottish county, East Dunbartonshire has been recognised as the top location to live in the UK if youre a woman, according to new academic research.UK Data Service works across Europe on data discoveryhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5124Part of a series about the UK Data Service's work on new initiatives with the Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA).Apply for a grant to share oral histories in the public domain from the NLS Goodison Fellowshiphttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5143National 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.Vacancy - Administrative Support Officer - University of Edinburghhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5138The Administrative Data Research Centre for Scotland (ADRC-S) requires a full-time Administrative Support Officer.This post is full time, fixed term until 31st October 2018.UK Data Service Core Webinars, October - December 2017http://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5162To help you get the most from the UK Data Service we run a series of webinars which introduce different aspects of the service and explain our key datasets.UK Data Service works on controlled vocabularies tool for CESSDA ERIChttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5123Part of a series about the UK Data Service's work on new initiatives with the Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA).Latest GP Patient Survey now availablehttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5130The results of the latest GP Patient Survey are now available via the GP Patient Survey website.UK Data Service works on standardised metadata for CESSDA ERIChttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5122Part of a series about the UK Data Service's work on new initiatives with the Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA).UK Data Service develops one-stop shop for European datahttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5120Part of a series about the UK Data Service's work on new initiatives with the Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA).UK Data Service works on Euro Question Bank search facilityhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5121Part of a series about the UK Data Service's work on new initiatives with the Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA).Swansea Science Discovery Festivalhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5125ADRC Wales are showcasing ‘Painting YOU by Numbers at the Swansea Science Festival from 8th – 10th September.Understanding Society Innovation Panel waves 1-9 is available to downloadhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5115The UK Data Service is pleased to announce the release of Wave 9 of the Understanding Society Innovation Panel (IP). To download the data simply register with the UK Data Service.Blog publication on The Conversation on ADRC-E project outcomehttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5097New ADRC-E blog article on The Conversation UK by Dr Katie Harron (LSHTM) on her recent work with ADRC-EnglandNew UK Data Service Quiz on Understanding Societyhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5100Improve your knowledge about Understanding Society by taking our new Data Quiz.UK Data Service Impact Fellow receives Understanding Society award for Young Researcher of the yearhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5099UK Data Service Data Impact Fellow Sarah Knight has been awarded Understanding Society's inaugural prize for the Young Researcher of the Year.The Summer 2017 UK Data Service Newsletter is out!http://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5102The Summer edition of the UK Data Service newsletter is now available.Teaching ideas: bringing data to life in the classroomhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5098We invite you to make use of our new 'teaching ideas'.New case study from The Farr Institute, based on an ADRC-E projecthttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5096The Farr Institute has published a new case study on its website for the project '100 Ways of Using Data to Make Lives Better'. This work was based on an ADRC-E project by PhD Student Louise Mc Grath-Lone.Visit from the National Natural Science Foundation of Chinahttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5095A distinguished group of Professors from China recently visited the UK Data Service.New ESRC blog post by ADRC-E on public engagement with data researchhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5094ESRC has published a new post by ADRC-England entitled 'Data research at science festivals: engaging the public' on its blog 'Shaping Society'.Winners of Dissertation Prize 2017 announcedhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5081Winners of Dissertation Prize 2017 announcedADRC Wales public engagement eventhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5082The ADRC Wales research team hosted a public engagement workshop providing attendees with an opportunity to learn from the experiences and expertise of a range of public engagement specialists and public volunteers.UK Data Archive: 2010shttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5054A decade in 50 words: 2010s - when the Archive becomes the lead organisation of the UK Data Service.New Sources of Data for Social Science Researchhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5090Elaine Mackay of the Administrative Data Service attended the New Sources of Data for Social Science Research event, hosted by the Urban Big Data Centre.UK Data Archive: 2000shttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5053A decade in 50 words: 2000s - when the Archive became a designated place of deposit for public records from the National ArchivesAward for Welsh Life-Saving Data Analysis Presented in Scotlandhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5063At the ADRN 2017 Conference delegates chose a Swansea University Medical School academic to receive an award for her presentation about Wales mobile critical care service and how data analysis conducted in the ADRC Wales offices in Swansea is helping to save lives.ADRC-NI supports NICOLA Participant Panel Dayhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5068A panel of participants from the Northern Ireland Cohort for the Longitudinal Study of Ageing (NICOLA) has been established with the support of the ADRC-NI public engagement stream.ADRC-E at the Cheltenham Science Festival 2017http://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5057ADRC-England is joining the University of Southampton 'Bringing Research to Life' Roadshow at the Cheltenham Science Festival 2017.ADRN Working Paper Serieshttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5048The ADRN is setting up a Working Paper Series for any technical, procedural or research-focused papers that are relevant to the work of the ADRNUK Data Archive: 1990shttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5052A decade in 50 words: 1990s - when the Archive launched its first website and searchable web-based catalogue.UK Data Archive: 1980shttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5051A decade in 50 words: 1980s - when the Archive branched out to collaborative data-orientated projects and moved to magneto-optical disks for back-ups of data.UK Data Archive: 1960shttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5045A decade in 50 words: 1960s - when the Archive started and data arrived on punch cardsUK Data Archive: celebrating 50 yearshttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5044In 2017 the UK Data Archive is celebrating 50 years of curating research data.New CDRC tutorial series by ADRC-E co-Investigator Dr James Cheshirehttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5030CDRC has released a new tutorial series with ADRC-E co-Investigator Dr James Cheshire on techniques for handling, analysing and visualising spatial data in R.First issue of the International Journal of Population Data Science publishedhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5019The International Journal of Population Data Science (IJPDS) is now live and that the first issue has been published.Home energy efficiency improvements are having a positive impact on healthhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=4996New research shows for the first time how Welsh Government funded home energy efficiency improvements, aimed at low income households, are having a positive impact on health.NCRM podcast with ADRC-E Deputy Director Prof David Martinhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=4987The National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) has published a new podcast with ADRC-E Deputy Director Prof David Martin about how the creation and use of synthetic data sets could help data owners and researchers deal with privacy concerns.Seminar: Sparse estimation of huge networks with a block-wise structurehttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=4934Professor Francesco Moscone from Brunel University will speak at an Institute for Analytics and Data Science seminar on networks with a very large number of nodes, and the challenges they pose to traditional Gaussian graphical modelling approaches. University of Essex, Mon 20 February, 12-1pm 5N.4.6ADRC-W Alcohol Consumption and Population Health Seminarhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=4933The latest Administrative Data Research Centre Wales (ADRC-W) seminar on ‘Alcohol Consumption and Population Health took place today at Cardiff Universitys main building.Blog publication on The Conversation by ADRC-E PhD studenthttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=4914ADRC-E new blog on The Conversation by Louise Mc Grath-LoneADRC-E new research publication on Child Abuse and Neglecthttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=4913ADRC-E new research publication on Child Abuse and Neglect by Louise Mc Grath-LonePublication by ADRC-Scotland in Big Data and Societyhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=4873A paper written by some core members of ADRC-Scotland was published in the journal Big Data and Society.Data Linkage Scotland Showcase 2016http://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=4868Scotland is a global leader in linking the data that we all create through our daily interactions with health and social care, local government, the education system and our urban environments.UCAS shares data securely with Administrative Data Research Network to increase understanding of participation in higher educationhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=4774UCAS has made nine years of university and college admissions data accessible through the Administrative Data Research Network as part of a shared commitment to understanding equality of access to higher education.Second Welsh Government project using ADRC-W publishes Emerging Findingshttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=4793The second Welsh Government led project to use the Administrative Data Research Centre for Wales (ADRC-W) has published its Emerging Findings Report.ADRC-E at The Data Dialogue eventhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=4756ADRC-E was invited to take part in the first instalment of The Data Dialogue, a Science and Engineering South/University of Cambridge collaborative event in July 2016.Welsh Government Supporting People Programme to be evaluated using linked administrative datahttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=4520A study to evaluate the Supporting People Programme using linked administrative data has been given the go ahead by the Welsh Government.Test 26/10/2015 10:47:32 - Editedhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=4225This is a test.