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 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-iiMethodology of Longitudinal Surveys II - External eventhttps://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/mols2Advanced 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.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=5065Health 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.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/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.Introduction to Understanding Society using Stata - External eventhttps://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/training/stataMachine 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.Combining 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=50231st International Conference on the Frontiers and Advances in Data Science - External eventhttp://www.fads.org.uk/Supporting civil society organisations to deliver insights and impact from data: an ESRC and UK Data Service workshophttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5058A workshop with peer organisations to help shape ways of managing and sharing data ethically, analysing data, and gaining insight to develop impact from these rich data resources to promote your work.Generating Synthetic Data for Statistical Disclosure Controlhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5042Scientific Computing in Healthcarehttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5072The course is designed for researchers and other health professionals who have had some experience in writing code to solve problems and would be interested in getting up to speed quickly with the current state of the art technological advances.Data workshop series: Genderhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5067This will be the third in the ADRC-NI's Data Workshop Series in partnership with Detail Data and NICVA.Introduction to Hospital Episode Statisticshttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5047BLGDRC Annual Conference 2017 - External eventhttp://www.blgdataresearch.org/annualconference2017/Longitudinal resources for teaching and research: an Introduction to CLOSER - External eventhttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/longitudinal-resources-for-teaching-and-research-an-introduction-to-closer-tickets-36821089871The workshop is targeted at undergraduate and postgraduate course leaders and lecturers who are interested in incorporating content about longitudinal studies (including methods, findings and analysis) into their curriculaThe 11th Scientific Meeting of the Classification and Data Analysis Group - External eventhttp://www.blgdataresearch.org/the-11th-scientific-meeting-of-the-classification-and-data-analysis-group/An Introduction to Small Area Classification - External eventhttps://www.cdrc.ac.uk/events/18429/Health Survey for England: Introductory Workshophttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5091Would you like to find out more about using the Health Survey for England (HSE) in research? If so, this workshop is for you.Introduction to Data Linkagehttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/upcoming-courses/eventsitem?eventid=5059RSS 2017 Annual Conference for all statisticians and users of data - External eventhttp://www.rss.org.uk/RSS/Events/RSS_Conference/2017_Conference/RSS/Events/Conference/2017_conference.aspx?hkey=2a432b6b-6baf-4bc3-baa4-063221c13ab8Special Session on The Role of the Census in Regional Science - External eventhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=5092Special Session on 'The Role of the Census in Regional Science' in collaboration with the UK Data Service Census Support.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.Jisc focus group invitation: FAIR in practicehttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5117Join our focus groups exploring the use of FAIR data principles within UK academic research.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.GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology - External eventhttp://www.gesis.org/angebot/veranstaltungen/gesis-trainings/summer-school/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.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.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.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'.Supporting civil society organisations to deliver insights and impact from data: an ESRC and UK Data Service workshophttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5101A forum for participants to discuss the opportunities and barriers to gaining meaningful insights from 'data'.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'.ADRC-England at the Winchester Science Festival 2017http://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=5093ADRC-England is joining the University of Southampton 'Bringing Research to Life' Roadshow at the Winchester Science Festival 2017.UKDS.Stat launches new API interactive data visualisation featurehttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5084We are pleased to announce the launch of a new interactive data visualisation feature on UKDS.Stat, the data dissemination platform for international data at the UK Data Service.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.New insights into gambling behaviourhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5071The UK Data Service is pleased to announce the release of the Gaming and Betting Study: Survey of Loyalty Card Customers, Waves 1 and 2, 2014-2016 data which examines individuals' gambling behaviour across 2 waves.CESSDA becomes a European Research Infrastructure Consortiumhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5069The Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA) has recently been established as a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) by the European Commission.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.Developing practical ethics training for big datahttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5061The UK Data Service Big Data Network Support team is developing a training programme on practical ethics for big data research.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.Data Management Training for CSOs: working with Cancer Research UKhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5060If you work for a Civil Society Organisation (CSOs) that collects its own data the UK Data Service can discuss delivering bespoke data management training, in your workplace, that focuses on your data requirements.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: 1970shttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5050A decade in 50 words: 1970s - when government surveys started to be deposited at the Archive and data were backed up on large reels of magnetic tape.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.Data in Europe: CESSDA webinarshttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5038The Council of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA) has organised free webinars to facilitate the discovery of data available for research in Europe.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.Apply to be one of our Data Impact Fellowshttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/newsitem/?id=5026Are you a post-doctoral researcher or PhD researcher using UK Data Service data in your research? You could be awarded one of our Data Impact Fellowships.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.Big Data: a social science revolutionhttp://www.essex.ac.uk/news/event.aspx?e_id=11161The rapidly increasing availability of ‘big data is offering social scientists unprecedented insight into the world around us. But analysing vast amounts of data comes with its own unique challenges, according to a new report co-authored by Professor Nick Allum from the University of Essex.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.Talk Big Data serieshttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=4733Big data. Big questions.Three of the big data projects at the University of Essex are hosting a series of FREE talks throughout October and November to discuss the implications of big data and what it means for you and society.Come and listen, question and challenge.International Population Data Linkage Conference takes place in Waleshttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=4727Over 450 data scientists from 20 countries took part in a week-long conference showcasing cutting edge developments in population data linkage researchUS professors visit Welsh Centrehttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=4726This summer, the Administrative Data Research Centre Wales was delighted to host three influential American Professors as they visited our facilities in Swansea.‘Big data or big rubbish? The contribution of data linkage to social science - An ADRC-W seminarhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=4725Public Attitudes to Data Sharing in Northern Irelandhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=4710A report launched from the Northern Ireland Life and Times survey (NILT) on public attitudes to data sharing in Northern Ireland has found that there is public support for the sharing of personal data for research purposes where a clear benefit to society can be demonstrated:Publication by ADRC-Scotland in Journal of Law and Societyhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=4702August 2016: A paper on the legal and ethical uncertainties surrounding the use of administrative data for research has been written by some core members of ADRC-Scotland and was published in the Journal of Law and Society.Introducing the Anonymisation Decision-making Frameworkhttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=4658The UK Anonymisation Network has published the latest on data anonymisation.2016 ADRN Research Conference Videohttp://adrn.ac.uk/news-events/newsitem?newsid=4700Following the success of the 2016 ADRN Research Conference held on 3 June 2016 in London, the highlights of the event and comments from our esteemed guests are now available to view on our conference video.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.