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University of Essex, UK Data Archive, Faculty of Social Sciences The UK Data Archive is seeking to appoint a Data Access and Use Assistant to join our customer-facing Data Access Services team. The post holder will support the UK Data Service’s data access and helpdesk operations. Applicants should be customer-focused, with well-developed ‘soft’ skills, particularly […]

The following new datasets have been released: SN 9042 Survey of Londoners, 2021-2022: Special Licence Access SN 9044 Wellbeing: Science and Policy: Teaching Dataset, 2023 SN 8964  2021 Census: Aggregate data SN 855789 High Energy Consumers, the Excess Project: Qualitative Data, 2018-2023 SN 856033 Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations: Modelling Food and Diet, 2020-2050 SN […]

Read the full stories in our January 2023 newsletter. This issue of the UK Data Service newsletter has a particular focus on data impact. We include links to the Data impact blog, including a post contributed by Full Fact, an independent fact-checking campaign group. We highlight our new themed impact areas and you can read […]

The following new datasets have been released: SN 9043 Survey of Londoners, 2021-2022 SN 8964 2021 Census: Aggregate data SN 8479 International Energy Agency World Energy Prices, 1970-2022 SN 852668 The role of trauma specific behaviours and parenting style in facilitating child psychological adjustment SN 855562 Interviews with MedicineAfrica Participants in Somaliland: Primarily Medical Students, 2020 SN […]

The following new datasets have been released: SN 856165 Making Reading Real: Survey Data, 2022 SN 854364 A Double-Registration Task Switching Paradigm With Completed And Cue-Only Trials, 2018-2021 SN 854753 N – 2 Repetition Cost Using a Truncated Trial Procedure in a Single-registration and Double-registration Design, 2018-2019 SN 854762 Predictable Task Switching: Manipulations of Preparation Interval and Preparation-interval Variability, […]

University of Essex, UK Data Archive, Faculty of Social Sciences The UK Data Archive is seeking to appoint a Data Engineer. The successful candidate will be responsible for expanding and optimising our data and data pipeline architecture, as well as optimising data flow and collection. Applicants should have experience of using major statistical, spreadsheet and […]

Are you an early career researcher in the academic or VCSE sector? Is your research related to one of these themes: poverty, deprivation and the cost of living crisis housing and/or homelessness? Does your research use data in the UK Data Service collection? Would you like support to develop your ideas for creating impact from […]

On 6 January the 2021 Census for England and Wales released new data to the public. This release contained sexual orientation and gender identity data for respondents over the age of 16 living in England and Wales. These datasets on sexual orientation and gender identity are now available via the UK Data Service. The 2021 […]

The following new datasets have been released: SN 8887 Gemini COVID-19 Study: Home Environment Interviews and Twin Questionnaires, 2019-2021 SN 9039 Annual Population Survey, October 2021 – September 2022 SN 9035 Great Britain Historical Database: Vital Statistics for England and Wales 1911-1973 SN 9034 Great Britain Historical Database: Age- and Cause-Specific Mortality in England and […]

On 15 December, the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) released the second phase of main statistics results for the 2021 Census in Northern Ireland. The release includes data on housing and accommodation, health, disability, and unpaid care. According to the data, key insights from the release include: 34.7% of people in Northern Ireland had […]

The following new datasets have been released: SN 9037 Cambridge Centre for Business Research Survey of Knowledge Exchange Activity with Universities by United Kingdom Companies, 2017-2021 SN 855142 Sarafu Community Inclusion Currency, 2020-2021 SN 856156 Academic (Un)Belonging and the Neoliberal University, 2021-2022 SN 855180 Multi-Criteria Mapping Raw Data, 2020 SN 856017 Accumulation: Late and Brief in Preferential Choice, 2017-2020 […]

An innovative agreement between the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) and NHS Digital has enabled the UK Data Service to offer a secure onward sharing of linked datasets for the first time ever. The agreement gives researchers access to administrative health data alongside study data, revealing new insights into how levels of prosperity, education and […]

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