Webinar: The UK Data Service: an introduction to data on ageing

30 April 2014

The UK Data Service is holding an hour-long webinar on the topic of ageing.

This is a collaborative webinar involving the UK Data Service and Dr Alan Marshall from the Frailty Resilience and Inequality in Later life (fRaill) project at the University of Manchester.

The webinar will showcase data on the topic of ageing that is available from the UK Data Service and will highlight the research potential of the data.

UK Data Service staff will introduce:

  • the types of data available
  • how the data can be accessed
  • the useful online support materials held by the UK Data Service

Dr Alan Marshall will give an overview of how data such as the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing and the Census are used to examine issues such as:

  • frailty
  • inequalities in frailty changes in later life
  • retirement and self-reported illness
  • inequalities in care outcomes
  • neighbourhood health effects

The webinar will take place between 14.00 and 15.00 GMT on 30 April 2014. The format will be a 30-minute presentation followed by time for questions.

The UK Data Service is a comprehensive resource funded by the ESRC to support researchers, teachers and policymakers who depend on high-quality social and economic data.

Here you will find a single point of access to a wide range of secondary data including large-scale government surveys, longitudinal data, business micro-data, qualitative studies and census datasets.

Users of our data come from a wide range of backgrounds including academia, central and local government, business, charities and foundations, independent research centres and think-tanks.

Recording from webinar


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