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University of Essex, UK Data Archive, Faculty of Social Sciences We are seeking to appoint a Finance Manager to work within the UK Data Archive’s Business, Strategy and Operations team. The post holder will be responsible for the financial administration of the UK Data Archive, which has an approximate budget of £5.5 million per year. […]

Research findings from the EVENS study (Evidence for Equality National Survey), which are available from the UK Data Service’s collection, are being used to help voluntary organisations and charities deliver better services for ethnic and religious minority communities. EVENSinACTION is a new project that draws on the work of EVENS, which has been funded by […]

Read the full stories in our October 2023 newsletter. In this issue of the UK Data Service newsletter, we are thrilled to announce we have secured £37.5 million of UKRI funding through the ESRC to fund our work until 2030. This new award will allow us to continue to provide critical research infrastructure for the […]

The following new datasets have been released: SN 9154 2021 Census: Safeguarded Individual Microdata Sample at Region Level (England and Wales) SN 9155 2021 Census: Safeguarded Individual Microdata Sample at Grouped Local Authority Level (England and Wales) SN 9156 2021 Census: Safeguarded Household Microdata Sample (England and Wales) SN 9160 Cancer Research UK Cancer Awareness […]

Census 2021 microdata for England and Wales has been released and is now available for download.  These datasets hold details of individuals and households allowing for detailed multivariate analysis that significantly extend the potential for research using census data.  There are three safeguarded datasets available from the UK Data Service.  To access them you will […]

The award represents the continued recognition by UKRI of the integral infrastructure the UK Data Service provides for effective research, policy development and impact for public benefit. The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has sealed its commitment to the collection of and provision of access to social science data, by awarding the UK Data […]

University of Essex, UK Data Archive, Faculty of Social Sciences We are looking to appoint a Repository Project & Standards Coordinator. The primary purpose of this post is to manage our role in the FAIR IMPACT project, which is developing practices for ensuring that data are findable, accessible, interoperable and re-usable towards the development of […]

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 […]

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