Information about how registered users can apply for access to Controlled data via the UK Data Service Secure Lab is available below.
Access to the Secure Lab is currently only available to researchers based at a UK academic institution or an ESRC-funded research centre.
PhD and research students can also request access but will need to apply jointly with their supervisors.
Undergraduates should note that controlled data are not available for undergraduate dissertation/course work.
For further information and details about the software available, see Secure Lab: How it works.
Access to our Office for National Statistics datasets is restricted to ONS Approved Researchers under the Statistics and Registration Services Act of 2007.
Access to our non-government data is restricted to ESRC Accredited Researchers.
To apply for access to Controlled data via the Secure Lab:
If your project has additional researchers please refer to Team projects for information on how to add researchers to your project.
Due to industrial action by the University and College Union on Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 May there may be a delay in responding to queries on these dates.