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The following new datasets have been released: SN 9115 1970 British Cohort Study: Sweeps 1-10, 1970-2016: Secure Access SN 9111 Active Lives Children and Young People Survey, 2021-2022 SN 9066 Scottish Social Attitudes Survey, 2019 SN 856006 Antibiotic Prescribing in Care Homes: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 2022 SN 856411 Exploring the Psychological Drivers and Impact of Public Health […]

On 7 July Dr Julia Kasmire, our resident computational social science expert, featured on a special BBC Radio 4 programme on big data. She spoke with Spencer Kelly from the BBC’s Click programme about what we mean by ‘big data’ and how important insights can be gained from the vast quantities of data we generate […]

The following new datasets have been released: SN 9110 Hunger in the UK, 2022 SN 9112 Cancer Research UK Cancer Awareness Measures, February 2023 SN 9095 Childcare and Early Years Provision: Providers’ Survey, 2022 SN 9113 Gambling Behaviour Quarterly Telephone Survey, 2022 SN 856379 Researching Accountability in the Indian System of Education (RAISE), 2021 SN 856529 Emergent […]

This year’s Health Studies User Conference took place on Thursday 29 June at University College London (UCL) and was organised collaboratively by the UK Data Service, University  College London and the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen). The conference provided attendees with a unique opportunity to hear from a number of prestigious experts on the […]

The following new datasets have been released: SN 9108 Oxford Internet Survey, 2009 SN 9016 Mergers and Acquisitions Survey, 2013-2020: Secure Access SN 9094 People and Nature Survey for England, 2020-2022: Secure Access SN 9092 People and Nature Survey for England, 2020-2022: Open Access SN 9093 People and Nature Survey for England, 2020-2022 SN 9090 […]

The following new datasets have been released: SN 9107 Gambling Behaviour Quarterly Telephone Survey, 2021 SN 9106 Gambling Behaviour Quarterly Telephone Survey, 2020 SN 9105 Gambling Behaviour Quarterly Telephone Survey, 2019 SN 9104 Gambling Behaviour Quarterly Telephone Survey, 2018 SN 9103 Gambling Behaviour Quarterly Telephone Survey, 2017 SN 9102 Quarterly Labour Force Survey, Household Dataset, […]

The following new datasets have been released: SN 9096 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Study, 2022 SN 9074 Oxford Internet Survey, 2011 SN 9101 Cyber Security Breaches Survey, 2023 SN 9100 Cancer Research UK Cancer Awareness Measures, 2023: Special Licence Access SN 9085 Millennium Cohort Study: Linked Education Administrative Datasets (KS1-KS3), Wales: Secure Access SN 5761 […]

Experts from the UK Data Service have recently hosted a series of talks at IASSIST 2023 – a prestigious international social science conference – with many presentations focused on sharing best practice approaches to ethical research practice. Social scientists and research technicians attended the 48th  IASSIST Conference (the International Association for Social Science Information Service […]

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 […]

Dharmi Kapadia, Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Manchester and one of the authors of the recently published book, Racism and Ethnic Inequality in a Time of Crisis: Findings from the Evidence for Equality National Survey, has been interviewed in an exclusive podcast with the UK Data Service. In the podcast Dr Kapadia […]

University of Essex, UK Data Archive, Faculty of Social Sciences The UK Data Archive is looking to appoint a Software Testing Engineer. In conjunction with the development team, the post holder will be responsible for designing, maintaining, and optimising our software QA, testing and deployment infrastructure. Applicants should have a good knowledge of software design […]

The following new datasets have been released: SN 9091 Gambling Behaviour Quarterly Telephone Survey, 2016 SN 9077 English Housing Survey, 2020-2021: Household Data: Special Licence Access SN 9076 English Housing Survey, 2020: Housing Stock Data: Special Licence Access SN 9099 Labour Force Survey Two-Quarter Longitudinal Dataset, October 2022 – March 2023 SN 9082 Historical Datasets […]

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