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University of Essex, UK Data Archive, Faculty of Social Sciences We are seeking to appoint a new Director of the UK Data Service. The Director will provide strategic leadership, playing a significant role in shaping and scoping out the future direction of the UK Data Service and enhancing its national and international reputation. Applicants should […]

University of Essex, UK Data Archive, Faculty of Social Sciences We are seeking to appoint a new Deputy Director of the UK Data Service. The successful candidate will provide operational leadership across the institutions that contribute to the service and will play an important role in shaping the future complexion of state-of-the-art data services. Applicants […]

The following new datasets have been released: SN 9149 All Change? Changes in Travel Behaviour During COVID-19 Pandemic, Waves 1-6, 2020-2021 SN 854471 The Touch Test: Attitudes Towards and Experiences of Touch, 2020 SN 856693 Cross-Linguistic Evidence for Cognitive Universals in the Noun Phrase, Linguistics Vanguard, 2017-2022 SN 856694 Evidence of Universal Language Structure From Speakers Whose Language […]

Do you use UK quantitative surveys from the UK Data Service for crime-related research, such as the Crime Survey for England and Wales, Scottish Crime and Justice Survey, Commercial Victimisation Survey, and many more?  Submissions are now open for the Crime Surveys User Conference 2024.  This free conference, organised by the UK Data Service in collaboration with […]

The UK Data Service offers a range of support to students working on their dissertation projects. Our student pages contain guidance and resources on using data in student research. Undergraduate students can also enter the UK Data Service Dissertation Award. Student pages  On our student pages in the learning hub, you can access useful resources […]

The following new datasets have been released: SN 9148 Annual Population Survey Household Dataset, January – December, 2022 SN 9146 Oxford Internet Survey, 2019 SN 9151 Oxford Internet Survey, 2013 SN 9147 Understanding Society: UKMOD Input Data, 2010-2019: Special Licence Access SN 9130 Healthy Ageing in Scotland: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery Study, 2021-2022 SN 9145 […]

The UK Data Service was delighted to attend the Royal Statistical Society’s 2023 International Conference on 4-7 September in Harrogate. The conference is the UK’s annual showcase for statistics and data science, bringing together delegates from around the world to share knowledge and learn about the latest developments in the field. The programme aimed to […]

A new dataset from the Centre on the Dynamics of Ethnicity shows disturbing ethnic inequalities in rates of financial hardship in the UK. In the three months leading up to the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly 40% of people surveyed from the Arab, Any Other background, and Mixed White and Black African background all reported that they […]

The following new datasets have been released: SN 9135 Annual Population Survey Two-Year Longitudinal Dataset, January 2021 – December 2022 SN 9142 Quarterly Labour Force Survey, Household Dataset, April – June, 2023 SN 856641 Company, Group, Patent and Inventor Data for Pharmaceuticals, 1988-2015 SN 856656 Interviews With Older Individuals Living With Acquired Brain Injury and Undergoing Physical […]

University of Essex, UK Data Archive, Faculty of Social Sciences The UK Data Archive is looking to appoint a Senior Systems Engineer to develop, monitor and continuously improve our IT infrastructure as we migrate to cloud services over the next three years. The post holder should have good all-round data skills, ideally with some programming […]

The Royal Statistical Society (RSS) 2023 International Conference takes place in Harrogate from 4-7 September. With over 500 attendees coming from around 30 countries, the Conference offers an ideal space for data scientists and statisticians from all over the world to exchange knowledge, explore new research developments and share best practice. The list of prestigious […]

The following new datasets have been released: SN 9121 Survey of Personal Incomes, 2020-2021: Public Use Tape SN 9122 International Passenger Survey, 2022 SN 9125 Participation Survey, 2022–2023 SN 9126 Participation Survey, 2022-2023: Open Access SN 9131 Quarterly Labour Force Survey, April – June, 2023 SN 9127 Understanding Society: Linked Nest Auto-enrolment Pensions Dataset, 2014-2022: […]

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