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 Webinar: Guided walk through ReSharehttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5224Join our interactive online webinar, where we will ‘ walk you through the process of submitting a data collection into the ReShare repository. We will then answer any questions you may have about ReShare and depositing your data with us.Webinar: Data management basicshttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5222This 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 projectWebinar: Key issues in reusing datahttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5221Participants 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.Webinar: Finding and accessing data in the UK Data Servicehttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5220This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to hear about finding data from the UK Data Service.Introduction to Understanding Society using Stata - External eventhttps://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/training/stataWebinar: Introduction to the UK Data Servicehttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5219The UK Data Service holds the UKs largest collection of research data. This introductory webinar is for anyone with an interest in social research who wants to hear about the vast array of resources we offer.Webinar: Key data: Business datahttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5218This 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.Webinar: Key data: Qualitative and mixed methods datahttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5217This 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: Censushttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5216Census 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.Webinar: Key data: Longitudinal datahttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5215This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the wide range of longitudinal datasets available via the UK Data ServiceEnglish Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) Wave 8 report launch - External eventhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5351This event will feature presentations, posters and discussions that will display the latest findings from ELSA, providing a unique insight into older peoples lives in a time of significant social, economic and demographic change.Webinar: Key data: UK and cross-national surveyshttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5214This 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.Methodology of Longitudinal Surveys II - External eventhttps://www.mols2.org.uk/Second 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-iiEncounters with big data: An introduction to using big data in the social scienceshttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5349This 4-day course run by the UK Data Service introduces key concepts and discussions around using big data in the social sciences, and introduce attendees to approaches to and open source tools for exploring and analysing big dataIADS - Big Data and Analytics Summer School 2018 - External eventhttps://www.iadssummerschool.com/Dissertation data: Undergraduate resource pack launchedhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5359The UK Data Service has created a resource pack entitled “Dissertations and their data: promoting research integrity”, which aims to introduce the idea of transparency in research into undergraduate teaching.CLOSER launches educational animationshttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5357CLOSER has created five bite-size animations to teach non-experts the basics of longitudinal studies.Building Skills and Making Connections for Public Engagementhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5356In an ideal world, social science research leads to noticeable positive impact in the everyday lives of people. Public engagement is a tool to support impactful research; it ensures transparency and accountability. Public engagement builds two-way dialogue, collaboration, and partnerships.The NHS at 70 – and what people think of ithttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5354The NHS is 70 on 5 July, and the British Social Attitudes Survey – 35 this year – can tell us a lot about how people think of the health serviceNew Understanding Society Innovation Panel data availablehttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5352Wave 10 of the Understanding Society Innovation Panel (IP) has been released.Big Data and Analytics Summer Schoolhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5353The Essex Big Data and Analytics Summer School runs from 23 July to 3 August, and includes a session from Louise Corti from the UK Data ServiceHealth Survey for England – survey on changeshttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5347NHS Digital have launched a user feedback survey on Health Survey for England publications – deadline 18 JuneADRC-W Associate Director Advises UK Government on Trade Union Membership Statisticshttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5345Research undertaken by Rhys Davies Associate Director of ADRC-W and Research Fellow at WISERD (Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods) has revealed that official statistics of trade union presence have been incorrectly estimated over the last 20 years.What can data tell us about volunteering?http://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5341Its Volunteers Week this week, so were looking at the data we hold on volunteering. Did you know, nearly two thirds of adults in England did some volunteering in 2016-17?Changes in UK Data Service Terms and Conditionshttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5340Overview of the changes to our Privacy policy, Cookie policy and End User Licence.ADRC-W First Year PhD Student Awarded Prestigious Housing Prizehttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5336ADRC-W PhD student Hannah Browne Gott has been awarded the prestigious Housing Studies Association Valerie Karn Early Career Researcher Prize.Spring 2018 newsletter out nowhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5337The spring edition of the UK Data Service newsletter is out now, and includes a survey on the newsletter, so we can make sure it is giving readers the information they need.ADRC-W team informs young high achievers programmehttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5331Two members of the ADRC-W team have been involved in the evaluation of an education network to help Wales brightest sixth formers achieve their academic potential.Revolutionising the homelessness data infrastructure in Wales: a CaCHE and Welsh Government collaborationhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5332CaCHE and Welsh Government have agreed to jointly fund a feasibility study that could radically change the evidence base on homelessness in Wales.ADRC-W welcomes new face through ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership Waleshttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5333The Administrative Data Research Centre Wales (ADRC-W) has welcomed Lauren Burns to its team of researchers.New article by the ADRC-England team on The Lancethttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5327The Lancet has recently published a new article with ADRC-E researchers Prof Ruth Gilbert and Dr Linda Wijlaars on a cohort study comparing child mortality in England and in Sweden.Welsh careers and education data analysis underway at ADRC-Whttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5328The Administrative Data Research Centre Wales (ADRC-W) has appointed Dr Suhaer Yunus to conduct analysis of Careers Wales administrative data.National child study: children's dreams for the future 50 years onhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5325In 1969, more than 10,000 children were asked what their lives might be like when they were 25 – how many fulfilled their dreams?Longitudinal Study of Young People in England 2 - new waves availablehttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5317Waves 2 and 3 of Longitudinal Study of Young People in England 2 (LSYPE2), also known as Our Future, are now available from the UK Data Service. These can be treated as cross-sectional surveys or used with the Wave 1 dataset, which has already been released, to conduct longitudinal analyses.Marking World Health Day: poverty reduction work good for teenagers healthhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5316Programmes to reduce poverty and vulnerability can significantly reduce the risks to health and wellbeing faced by teenagers in deprived parts of South Africa, according to research from Oxford, UCL and the University of the Witwatersrand.Children from lower social classes up to 5kg heavier than their more advantaged peers, new study findshttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5295Findings from a new study using harmonised datasets available from the UK Data Service have found disadvantaged children weigh up to 5kg more in their childhood and early teenage years than those from more privileged backgroundsADRC-Scotland Safe Settingshttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5257The Safe Settings provide accredited researchers with secure access to linked, de-identified administrative data.Update: ONS data on labour market status of disabled peoplehttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5285Changes to Office for National Statistics Data on the labour market status of disabled peopleFull Report Now Available: Public Attitudes to Data Sharing in Northern Irelandhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5265ADRC-NI researchers Professor Gillian Robinson, Professor Helen Dolk, and Dr. Joanne Given conducted research on the public's attitudes toward data sharing. A module of questions was included on the 2015 Northern Ireland Life and Times survey (NILT). That full report is now available.ADRC-Scotland: 1-day SURE safe researcher traininghttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5228Safe Users of Research data Environment Training:Next training session will take place on 23 February 2018.ADRC-NI Researchers at Knowledge Exchange Seminar Series (KESS)http://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5250Our researchers presented their survey results-which gathered public attitudes toward health data sharing in Northern Ireland-to an audience at Stormont. The event was completely full and attended by an audience of civil servants and representatives from various voluntary sector organisations.Public attitudes towards government data sharing to be revealed ahead of GDPRhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5247Ulster University researchers at the Administrative Data Research Centre Northern Ireland (ADRC-NI) are set to present significant findings on the publics attitudes toward health data sharing at a Knowledge Exchange Seminar Series (KESS) on January 31, 2018.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-W 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 scienceSwansea 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.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 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.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.