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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. The successful candidate will join our customer-facing Data Access Services team to support the UK Data Service’s data access and helpdesk operations. Applicants should have an undergraduate degree, an equivalent qualification […]

The latest UK Data Service Annual Report is now available. This report covers the period between 1 April 2022 and 31 March 2023. The UK Data Service has become more than the principal social science digital repository in the UK as we continue to enhance learning, research and policy development. This latest report details how […]

The following new datasets have been released: SN 9248 Annual Population Survey, January – December, 2023 SN 9227 Kitchen Life 2, 2021-2022 SN 854174 EU Families in Brexiting Britain, 2017-2019 SN 857018 Metadata for Automating Universal Credit, 2022-2023 SN 856804 Hope, Optimism, and Expectations for the Political Future, 2023 SN 857049 Gaining Consensus on Emotional Wellbeing Themes and Preferences […]

The following new datasets have been released: SN 9236 British Social Attitudes Survey, 2021, Health Care and Equalities: Open Access Teaching Dataset SN 9206 Parental Rights Survey, 2019 SN 9234 English Housing Survey: Fuel Poverty Dataset, 2020: Special Licence Access SN 9235 English Housing Survey: Fuel Poverty Dataset, 2020 SN 9232 English Housing Survey, 2021-2022: […]

In a period where the cost of living has risen dramatically and levels of those falling into poverty and deprivation are high, data-enhanced research can help us understand people’s situations and offer positive options for policy and other change. Rarely before have the data been so supportive in providing a clear picture of the situation […]

FAIR-enabling and trustworthy data repositories play a central role in making and keeping data FAIR over time. While there is ongoing debate on what constitutes trustworthiness, there is broad agreement that transparency and evidence are essential to enable end users to make informed decisions about the repository services they use. In the scope of FAIR […]

The following new datasets have been released: SN 9232 English Housing Survey, 2021-2022: Household Data: Special Licence Access SN 9205 Research and Innovation Workforce Survey, 2022: Secure Access SN 9231 English Housing Survey, 2021: Housing Stock Data: Special Licence Access SN 9230 English Housing Survey, 2021-2022: Household Data SN 854577 Gender Differences in Autism Spectrum Disorders […]

By Sharmila Peake, Content Creator at the UK Data Service International Women’s Day 2024 centres around the theme “Inspire Inclusion”; so how does the work of the UK Data Service and our partners support inclusivity? Last year the UK Data Service spoke to Professor Meena Kumari, the Director of the Institute for Social and Economic […]

The following new datasets have been released: SN 9228 Harmonized English Longitudinal Study of Ageing COVID-19 Study, Version A, 2020 SN 9224 Aspirations in Science 3, 2020-2023 SN 9223 Aspirations in Science 2, 2013-2017 SN 9222 Aspirations in Science, 2009-2013 SN 9229 English Housing Survey, 2021: Housing Stock Data SN 9230 English Housing Survey, 2021-2022: […]

The deadline for submissions has been extended to midnight on Tuesday 9 April. Are you doing research using any of the surveys on family finances from the UK Data Service? Submissions are now open for the Family Finance Surveys User Conference 2024 This free annual conference is organised by the UK Data Service in collaboration […]

Do you use UK quantitative studies from the UK Data Service for health-related research, such as the Health Survey for England, Scottish Health Survey, National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyle, Psychiatric Morbidity Surveys, Understanding Society, Birth Cohort Studies, and many more? Submissions are now open for the Health Studies User Conference 2024. This free conference, organised by the UK Data […]

For students embarking on their dissertation projects, or those supervising them, the UK Data Service offers dissertation resources, data and events to help with planning and completing a dissertation project. Undergraduate students who use data from the UK Data Service in their dissertations can also enter the UK Data Service Dissertation Award. UK Data Service […]

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