Introduction to Key Data

UKDSThe UK Data Service provides the UK’s largest collection of social, economic and population data resources suitable for research and teaching. To help you navigate the data that we hold we run introductory webinars on key data, which focus on our most popular datasets. The webinars run from 15.00—16.00 and are free to attend.

To find out more and see the full selection of introductory webinars taking place throughout the year, take a look at our webinar programme. For a quarterly round-up of our latest news, features, data releases, and forthcoming data and events, please subscribe to our newsletter.

Training: Research Practice

NHS Grampian  R&D still have spaces available on their Research Practice Series courses:

  • Research Practice Series –  Informed Consent;  Tues 11th October @ 13.30-16.00 in room 115 Health Sciences Building &
  • Research Practice Series – Study Documentation Wednesday 12th October @ 13:30-16:00 in room 201 Suttie Centre

For further details and to register email:


Training – Webinar : health survey data

Webinar: An introduction to survey data on health

4 July 2016

Online, 15.00 – 16.00

This webinar will showcase the range of survey data on the topic of health that are available from the UK Data Service. We will give a general introduction to some of the key survey data with health-related content, including cross-sectional surveys (UK and cross-national), longitudinal surveys and cohort studies. We will provide research exemplars to highlight how these data can be used in research as well as pointing to useful resources, other health data, and where to go for help.

The webinar will consist of a 40 minute presentation, followed by 20 minutes for questions. It is open to all and free to attend.

To book a place please go to

NHS Grampian Seminar 31st May: ‘Fraud in Research’

NHS Grampian Research and Development hold lunchtime training seminars on an on-going basis.

The next one is titled ‘Fraud in Research’ and is being hosted by Professor John Webster, Consultant Physician & active researcher from NHS Grampian.

It is on Tuesday 31st May 12:30-13:30, Room 115 Health Sciences Building, Foresterhill.

Come and hear more about this interesting topic: what it is, how it happens and how to avoid it.

Please book a space by contacting