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The UK Data Service is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s UK Data Service Dissertation Award. The award celebrates undergraduate dissertations based on the use of archived data available through the UK Data Service. This year, Alex Bryson, Professor of Quantitative Social Science at UCL’s Social Research Institute, and Paula Surridge, Professor of Political […]

The results of the latest GP Patient Survey are now available via the GP Patient Survey website. The GP Patient Survey is a large-scale push-to-web survey run by Ipsos on behalf of NHS England. This year the survey received responses from around 700,000 adults in England. The latest data are from the 2024 publication, fieldwork […]

Research from Understanding Society has been used to create a dataset that mimics the adult population in England, Scotland, and Wales, allowing researchers to model the potential impact of health interventions and policies. This dataset is now available in the UK Data Service’s collection. What is the project about? We know that the conditions in […]

Read the full stories in our June 2024 newsletter. In this issue of the UK Data Service newsletter, we congratulate Professor Matthew Woollard, former Director of the UK Data Service and the UK Data Archive, who has been awarded an OBE for his service to data science and higher education. We also take a look […]

This week’s update of our latest data. The following new studies have been released: SN 9279 International Passenger Survey, 2023 SN 9280 Integrated Census Microdata (I-CeM), England and Wales, 1921 SN 9281 Integrated Census Microdata (I-CeM) Names and Addresses, England and Wales, 1921: Special Licence Access SN 9277 SIPHER Synthetic Population for Individuals in Great […]

We’re delighted to announce that Professor Matthew Woollard, who served as Director of the UK Data Service and UK Data Archive from 2010 to 2023, has been awarded an OBE in the King’s Birthday Honours List. This richly deserved award recognises the impact Professor Woollard has had in advancing data accessibility and data innovation in […]

This week’s update of our latest data. The following new studies have been released: SN 9272 Quarterly Labour Force Survey Household Dataset, July – September, 2023 SN 9271 Quarterly Labour Force Survey Household Dataset, October – December, 2023 SN 9259 Understanding Society: Innovation Panel, Linked Credit Reference Agency (CRA) Dataset, 2012-2018: Secure Access SN 9258 […]

On 23-25 April, the UK Data Service Impact team hosted a Data Impact event, Poverty in Data. Across three sessions we had over 200 people attend and engage with research, data and discussion on this vital topic. Workshop for early career researchers Over 20 early career researchers participated in a workshop on 23 April in […]

This week’s update of our latest data. The following new studies have been released: SN 856505 Content Analysis of UK Alternative Media Articles and Tweets, 2015-2018 SN 857213 The Double Logic of Internal Purges: Public School Teachers during Francoist Spain, Secondary Data Analysis, 2019-2020 SN 857222 Leveraging Existing and Emerging Large-Scale Social Data to Build Robust Evidence-Based Policy […]

Our teaching datasets are based on real data but in a more accessible form for teaching and learning. Whether looking for something user-friendly, interesting, or easy to share with students, you can find a range of datasets designed with teaching in mind. We are pleased to announce that our collection now includes four new teaching […]

This week’s update of our latest data. The following new studies have been released: SN 857193 Urban Greening for Climate-Resilient Neighbourhoods: Linking Scholars and Cities Across the UK and Taiwan, 2023 SN 857038 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Performance: Video, Demographic and Evaluation Data, 2023 The following new editions have been released: SN 8910 National Referral Mechanism and Duty to […]

UK Data Service is launching a series of workshops aimed at Longitudinal Population Studies (LPS) data managers looking to further enhance their data management skills and data sharing strategies. The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Medical Research Council (MRC) have generously funded the UK Data Service’s project “Skills Development for Managing Longitudinal […]

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