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Dissertation Week

11 Oct 2021 - 15 Oct 2021 All Day

Join the UK Data Service for our Dissertation Week

Designed for undergraduate students and their supervisors, the week will:

  • highlight data available for dissertations
  • give ideas for projects
  • share tips and tools for managing your data and work
  • launch the 2021-2022 UK Data Service Dissertation Award

There'll be an opening webinar, online workshops, and a data drop-in session, as well as links to resources and tools.



10.00 - 11.30 BST
Webinar: Data for dissertations
Join this online session to learn about data available for dissertations with case studies, tips and details of the UK Data Service Dissertation Award.


10.00 - 11.30 BST
Online workshop: Dissertation projects: Introduction to secondary analysis for qualitative and quantitative data
Join this workshop for a practical run through of the research process of a secondary analysis project.


10.30 - 12.00 BST
Online workshop: Why and how to document your steps?
This session will help you learn how to record your data analysis to make it clear to you and others.


10.00 - 11.30 BST
Online workshop: Data in the spotlight: Large scale social surveys
This workshop is intended for anyone who wants to learn about survey data available from the UK Data Service.

13.00 - 14.00 BST
Data drop-in
Come and ask your data related questions to our expert team.

All week

Collecting and managing your own data?
Read our guide for tips and resources to help with collecting and not losing your dissertation data. There are free resources including templates for consent.

Dissertation resources
Visit our new dissertation page for information and resources including guides, case studies and information about the Dissertation Award.

The slides and recordings from these events will be added to the resources below.