The latest news of interest to the social science data community
The issues of extreme weather conditions like the floods of 2014, and the public and media reaction to such life-changing events, are often less straightforward than soundbites and rushed political responses might suggest.
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is bringing research into the retail sector by offering opportunities for academics and students to partner with major companies.
The UK Data Service will be presenting at the 6th ESRC Research Methods Festival, the biggest social science research methods event of the year in the UK.
The UK Data Archive has been awarded funding to investigate current incentives for researchers to share their data for future reuse.
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is inviting applications for funding for prefabricated sensitive data secure rooms.
Researchers from UK universities and research institutes now have a powerful new channel to get visibility for research underpinned by secondary data.
The Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA) is seeking to recruit its first Managing Director.
This year the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) history month focuses on music as its theme.
The University of Essex - home to the UK Data Archive since 1967 as well as its newly established UK Data Service - has announced plans for a new Data Research Centre for Smart Analytics.
The latest figures from the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) show a substantial drop in crime overall in the year to the end of September 2013.