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 ServiceWebinar: 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.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-ii8th ESRC Research Methods Festival - External eventhttps://www.ncrm.ac.uk/RMF2018/home.phpWebinar: Guided walk through ReSharehttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5213Join our interactive online webinar, where we will ‘ walk you through the process of submitting a data collection into the ReShare repository.Webinar: Key issues in reusing datahttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5212Participants 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: Data management basicshttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5211This 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.Webinar: Finding and accessing data in the UK Data Servicehttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5210This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to hear about finding data from the UK Data Service.Introduction to Hospital Episode Statisticshttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5173Webinar: Introduction to the UK Data Servicehttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5209This introductory webinar is for anyone with an interest in social research who wants to hear about the vast array of resources we offer.Introduction to Understanding Society using Stata - External eventhttps://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/training/stataIntroduction to programming workshophttps://www.ncrm.ac.uk/training/show.php?article=8064There is more to programming than simply writing lines of code. This workshop will provide you with a basic set of skills which are aimed at making the coding process more effective, less error prone and more maintainable.Advanced 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.Confident Spatial Analysis in QGIShttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5261Scottish Household Survey (SHS), Scottish House Condition Survey (SHCS) user day - External eventhttps://tinyurl.com/y8c3vracIntroduction to QGIS: Understanding and Presenting Spatial Datahttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5260A showcase of student research using the ONS Longitudinal Study and Census microdatahttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5235A showcase of student research using the ONS Longitudinal Study and Census microdata (aka Samples of Anonymised Records/SARs)Genetics for Social Science Workshop - External eventhttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/genetics-for-social-science-workshop-tickets-42948409850Webinar: Introduction to the 1958 and 1970 British birth cohorts - External eventhttp://www.cls.ioe.ac.uk/Conference.aspx?itemid=4652anditemTitle=Webinar%3a+Introduction+to+the+1958+and+1970+British+birth+cohortsandsitesectionid=28andsitesectiontitle=Eventsandreturnlink=Conference.aspx%3fsitesectionid%3d28%26sitesectiontitle%3dEventsWebinar: Introduction to the Understanding Society/BHPS Harmonised data - CANCELLED. Rescheduled date to be confirmedhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5254ADRC-Scotland: Understanding Households in Administrative Data workshophttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5269This meeting follows-up on the ONS July 2017 one:Addresses vs Households: Who Needs Household Statistics? https://www.statslife.org.uk/events/events-calendar/past-events-2016/eventdetail/950/-/addresses-vs-households-who-needs-household-statisticsLeadership 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.NCDS 60 years of our lives - External eventhttp://bit.ly/2BLJxrPWebinar: Best practice in governance of data for research: Licensing and accessinghttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5234Call for abstracts - deadline 7 March for 2018 ADR Research Conferencehttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5276The ADR conference is a growing annual event aimed at researchers who use administrative data to better understand populations and societies.Please note that the call for abstracts is fast approaching as we are inviting 200-word abstracts to be submitted by 7th March 2018.What is fuel poverty?http://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5273Its Fuel Poverty Awareness Day, so we thought wed take a look at how we measure and define fuel poverty – and look at how the data we hold helps to understand the issue.Call for abstracts - deadline 7 March for 2018 Administrative Data Research Conference.http://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5274The ADR conference is a growing annual event aimed at researchers who use administrative data to better understand populations and societies. Please note that the call for abstracts is fast approaching as we are inviting 200-word abstracts to be submitted by 7th March 2018.Full 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.Vacancy: Senior User Support and Training Officer, UK Data Archivehttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5266We are seeking to appoint a Senior User Support and Training Officer, covering a period of maternity leave.Love Data Week – shaping the world around ushttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5258Its Love Data Week 12-16 February, and were marking it by looking at some of the ways the UK Data Service are helping to make possible the research which shapes our world and our understanding of it.The Winter 2017/2018 UK Data Service Newsletter is out!http://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5256The Winter edition of the UK Data Service newsletter is now available.Developing a new tool to assess data qualityhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5255The UK Data Service is leading a project to create a simple open sourced tool to assess the quality of quantitative data files and create and deliver associated training materials for it.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.CLOSERs harmonised socio-economic measures in four longitudinal cohort studies are now available from the UK Data Servicehttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5246The UK Data Service is pleased to announce the second workpackage of harmonised datasets, created by CLOSER (Cohort and Longitudinal Studies Enhancement Resources) are now available to download.New interactive Data Skills Modules launchedhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5245We are excited to announce the launch of our new online teaching resource which introduce data to non-experts via easy-to-use interactive Data Skills Modules.1971 and 1961 Census microdata sampleshttp://census.ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5227A suite of microdata samples from the 1971 and 1961 censuses have been made available at the UK Data Service and in the ONSs Secure Research Service.CESSDA shares online data management guide with expert tips on all stages of the research data life cyclehttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5225CESSDA has announced the launch of their new online expert tour guide on data management.Closer launches new learning hub for longitudinal datahttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5202A new online teaching resource introducing longitudinal studies and data to non-experts.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 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.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'.ADRC 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.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.Award 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 ADRNNew 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.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.