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Trusted access and training to use the UK's largest collection of economic, population and social research data for teaching, learning and public benefit.

Highlights

In this issue we’re promoting our upcoming events and training. In April our Data Impact team will host a three-day event centred on Poverty in Data.

For students embarking on their dissertation projects, or those supervising them, the UK Data Service offers dissertation resources, data and events to help with planning and completing a dissertation project.

Submissions are now open for this free conference on 23 May 2024 in London. Deadline for papers is 17 March.

Latest data collections and new editions

Keep up to date with the latest data and editions as they are added to our data catalogue.

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Our impact

Case study: Our research examines the impact of existing welfare systems and the prospective impacts of Basic Income on public health, service provision and a range of other social and economic outcomes.

On the Data Impact blog, Chris Playford shares his research exploring the role of geography in progression to Higher Education in England.

We are delighted to introduce the 2023 cohort of Data Impact Fellows. Read more about them in this Data Impact blog post.

Ignite discovery: elevate your research with data deposits

Deposit your research data free, in our ESRC funded data catalogue.

Watch our data skills training webinars

Watch and learn all the latest data skills from our free webinars, training and video tutorials.

The research process of a secondary analysis project and overview of the methodological and ethical issues.

Intended for researchers and anyone who wants to learn about research data management.

Who makes us special?

Our podcast series, The Experts’ Expert, showcases some of the unique work we do to enable evidence-led research for public benefit.

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Latest news

For students embarking on their dissertation projects, or those supervising them, the UK Data Service offers dissertation resources, data and events to help with planning and completing a dissertation project. Undergraduate students who use data from the UK Data Service in their dissertations can also enter the UK Data Service Dissertation Award. UK Data Service […]

The following new datasets have been released: SN 856907 Governing the Climate Adaptation of Care Settings Dataset, 2022 SN 856918 Perceiving Greater Commitment Increases Selfishness Among Disagreeable People, 2014-2022 SN 856882 Using Participatory Approaches To Instigate Improvements in Water Quality, 2021-2022 SN 856899 Governing the Climate Adaptation of Care Settings: Participatory Workshop Transcripts, 2022-2024 SN 856928 Questionnaire and Water Quality […]

Do you use the UK Labour Force Survey (LFS) or Annual Population Survey (APS) for your research? Submissions are now open for the Labour Force and Annual Population Surveys User Conference 2024. This free conference, organised by the UK Data Service in collaboration with the Office for National Statistics (ONS), will be held in London […]