The latest news of interest to the social science data community
The ESRC has provided advance notice of phase two of the Secondary Data Analysis Initiative.
Bookings are now open for the UK Data Service Census Support webinar on 24 July 2013 which will provide an introduction to the full collection of digital boundaries and geographical lookup tables which they hold.
Bookings are now open for a workshop on 4 July 2013 to introduce the 1958 National Child Development Study (NCDS) and the 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70).
Bookings are now open for a free, one-day workshop on 4 July 2013, organised by UK Data Service Census Support, which will provide an introduction to the aggregate data outputs from the 2011 UK Census.
Bookings are now open for the UK Data Service Census Support webinar on 25 June 2013 which will provide a brief update on the production and availability of the various types of outputs from the 2011 UK Census.
Bookings are now open for the one-day workshop on using large-scale survey data for research to be held in Manchester on 24 June 2013.
Research data management strategies from the UK Data Archive and UK Data Service are reaching around the globe.
Those who rely on social and economic data now have a variety of online channels to learn more about the UK Data Service.
Two leaders from the UK Data Service appear as guest bloggers on LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog today (Monday, 13 May 2013), adding their combined insights into the value of sharing and reusing research data – and the infrastructure necessary to ensure that data retains its integrity and use to other researchers.
Social scientists from all sectors are invited to participate in a series of webinars designed to introduce the data and resources available through the newly formed UK Data Service.