UK Data Service – Data on themes

The UK Data Service has web pages to aid researchers looking specifically for data on particular themes:

Ageing Crime Economics Education Environment and energy Ethnicity Food and food security Health and health behaviour Housing and the local environment Information and communication Labour market Politics Poverty and social exclusion

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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.

Open and Available Data Sets

UKDSUK Data Service has made the following data sets available:

 

View further information on these data collections here 

Webinar: Guided walk through ReShare, 13 December 2016, Online 15.00-16.00 GMT

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Are you an ESRC grant holder, whose grant has ended and is required to submit your research data into the ReShare repository? Are you a researcher interested in depositing data into ReShare to make them available for reuse, or as evidence for a published paper? Are you just curious to explore how publishing in ReShare happens in practice?

Join the UK Data Service interactive online webinar, where we will ‘walk’ you through the process of submitting a data collection into the ReShare repository. We will then answer any questions you may have about ReShare and depositing your data with us.

You will learn:

  • how to start the process of depositing data into ReShare
  • how to describe a data collection well (i.e. what metadata should be provided)
  • why providing detailed and accurate metadata is important
  • how to prepare and upload your data files and documentation files
  • how to decide upon the most suitable access level and licence for your data
  • how we review your data before publishing it

This is an introductory webinar. We do not expect attendees to have any experience in working with data to attend this session.

To book a place please go to https://www.ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=4797

 

 

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 https://www.ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=4583

How can I use Longitudinal Data?

A webinar for anyone who wants to know more about the longitudinal datasets available from the UK Data Service. The UK Data Service provides access to a range of longitudinal data including the Birth Cohort Studies (e.g. the National Child Development Study 1958 and The Millennium Cohort Study), Understanding Society and the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. Most of these studies can be downloaded after a short registration. They can be used for research or for teaching.

Further details and booking: https://www.ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=4255

Webinar: Key data: Longitudinal data

22 March 2016
Online, 10.30 – 11.30 GMT