The Winter 2017/2018 UK Data Service Newsletter is out!

Article dated: 6 February 2018

The Winter edition of the UK Data Service newsletter is now available. The latest edition announces the launch of the new Data Skills Modules - introducing data to non-experts - and includes CESSDA's expert Tour Guide on data management. Bookings are also open for our free event: A showcase of student research using the ONS Longitudinal Study and Census microdata.

  • Sign up to our Training Webinars for 2018
  • See our Storify for #DataImpact18 Realising the potential of research data: Successes and opportunities
  • Read about CLOSER's second harmonised datasets using socio-economic measures - now available from the UK Data Service
  • Read more about our project to develop a new tool to assess data quality
  • Explore 25 years of longitudinal household data -  the newly harmonised data is available for the first time via the UK Data Service
  • Explore the 1971 and 1961 Census Microdata samples - a rich research resource
  • Read our latest case studies including As good as it gets? The adequacy of retirement income for current and future generations of pensioners 
  • See our latest Scoops highlighting figures on teenage drinking
  • Read our discussion on new uses for administrative data in place of censuses
  • Introducing blogs from our Q-Step interns
  • and more...

Stay up-to-date with the latest developments at the UK Data Service and subscribe to read the latest edition.

We welcome your input – if you would like us to showcase your work you can contribute to our Data Impact Blog or submit a case study about your research.

To find out more please contact the Communications team.


Our response to queries may be slower than usual during planned strike action on the following dates: February 22, 23, 26-28 and March 5–8, 12-16.

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