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University of Essex, UK Data Archive, Faculty of Social Sciences The UK Data Archive is seeking to appoint a Senior User Support and Training Officer. This post will support researcher activity relating to use of our social science data collection and within our busy Secure Lab (a Trusted Research Environment). Applicants should possess a postgraduate […]

University of Essex, UK Data Archive, Faculty of Social Sciences The UK Data Archive is seeking to appoint an IT Systems Officer to join our Technical Services directorate. The section provides support for the critical needs of the other divisions in the UK Data Archive by installing, commissioning, configuring, developing, maintaining and updating internal and […]

Black people in England are over three times more likely than white British people to experience homelessness, according to a new report produced by researchers at Heriot-Watt University in partnership with Race on the Agenda and Oak Foundation using data from the UK Data Service, government statistical services, and the Office for National Statistics. Homelessness […]

Last month the Runnymede Trust published its briefing Falling Faster Amidst a Cost-of-Living Crisis: Poverty, Inequality and Ethnicity in the UK. It is co-authored by Dr Daniel Edmiston from the School of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Leeds alongside the Trust’s Head of Research Shabna Begum and Senior Policy Manager Mandeer Kataria. […]

University of Essex, UK Data Archive, Faculty of Social Sciences The Deputy Director provides strategic leadership and management for the UK Data Archive, including enhancing the Archive’s national and international reputation and strengthening the Archive’s relationships with key stakeholders and collaborators. The Deputy Director makes a significant contribution to ensuring the effective leadership of the […]

University of Essex, UK Data Archive, Faculty of Social Sciences The UK Data Archive is seeking to appoint an IT Technical Access Analyst to join our Technical Services Team. The section provides support for the critical needs of the other divisions in the UK Data Archive, by installing, commissioning, configuring, developing, maintaining and updating internal […]

The following new datasets have been released: SN 8986 Constructing the European Higher Education Student: a Comparative Study of six European Countries, 2016-2019 SN 9022 Living Costs and Food Survey, 2020-2021 SN 856047 Perception Spillover From Fracking, 2022 SN 855300 Ladcultures: Social Networking Sites, ‘Laddism’ and Young Masculinities, 2020-2021 SN 855916 Computed Tomography Coronary Angiogram Images, Annotations and […]

The following new datasets have been released: SN 9021 Annual Population Survey Household Dataset, January – December, 2021 SN 9019 Understanding Society: COVID-19 Study Teaching Dataset, 2020-2021 SN 9014 Participation Survey, 2021–2022: Secure Access SN 9001 UCL COVID-19 Social Study, 2020-2022 SN 9011 National Survey for Wales, 2021-2022 SN 9013 Participation Survey, 2021–22: Open Access […]

New Understanding Society resource for methods teachers Looking for data for teaching? Understanding Society and the UK Data Service have launched a new teaching dataset containing data from the Understand Society COVID-19 survey. The new resource includes data from the Understanding Society COVID-19 Study with background information about the participants collected during their main Understanding […]

Read the full stories in our Autumn 2022 newsletter. Find new guidance for students wanting to use data, our online training courses up to January 2023 and read our latest data impact. Browse some of the most recent data available through the UK Data Service including the new 2021 census data released for England, Wales and […]

The Children’s Commissioner for England, Rachel de Souza, recently published Part 1 of her Independent Family Review, which attracted extensive media coverage of the finding that 44% of children in the UK have grown up outside of a two-parent family since 2000 (Please refer to footnote 1). Although some members of the Press claim the […]

The following new datasets have been released: SN 9020 Great Britain Historical Database: Census Data: Industry Statistics, 1931, 1951 and 1971 SN 9017 Quarterly Labour Force Survey Household Dataset, April – June, 2022 SN 9000 COVID Social Mobility and Opportunities Study: Wave 1, 2021-2022 SN 8997 Homelessness Case Level Information Collection, 2019-2020: Secure Access SN […]

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