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Mon 16 Oct 2017

ELSST Blog: CESSDA-ELSST project update

The Thesaurus Team The CESSDA-ELSST project, which has funded the development of the ELSST and HASSET thesauri over the last five years, officially ended on 30 September 2017. The project, funded by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), …

Mon 9 Oct 2017

Data Impact Blog: Introducing the ‘data paper’ in the Research Data Journal for the Humanities and Social Sciences

We're delighted to introduce the first two social science papers that have been recently published in the social sciences section of the Research Data Journal for the Humanities and Social Sciences (RDJ).

Tue 3 Oct 2017

Data Impact Blog: Our data management guidance goes international

The team at the UK Data Service has been using its expertise in processing, documenting and publishing data for reuse, to develop guidance and training for researchers in good data management practices. It's great to see our guidance and training go global!

Tue 26 Sep 2017

Data Impact Blog: UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows 2017: Esmeralda Bon

We are delighted to announce Esmerelda Bon, @EsmeraldaVBon as one of our UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows for 2017. Esmerelda is an ESRC-funded PhD student in the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham, in collaboration with the Committee on Standards in Public Life (CSPL), an advisory non-departmental public body sponsored by the Cabinet Offic

Tue 26 Sep 2017

Data Impact Blog: UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows 2017: Oliver Exton

We are delighted to announce Oliver Exton as one of our UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows for 2017. Oliver is an ESRC funded PhD student in Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge whose research focuses on firms and workers in international trade.

Tue 26 Sep 2017

Data Impact Blog: UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows 2017: Anthonia Ijeoma Onyeahialam

We are delighted to announce Anthonia Ijeoma Onyeahialam @MappingReveals as one of our UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows for 2017. Anthonia is Postdoctoral Research Associate (GIS and Geovisualisation) on the GLOBAL-RURAL Project Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University.

Tue 26 Sep 2017

Data Impact Blog: UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows 2017: Aishah Selamat

We are delighted to announce Aishah Selamat as one of our UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows for 2017. Aishah is a second year PhD student with the Faculty of Science and Technology form Bournemouth University. Her PhD research is co-funded by Bournemouth University and County Coaches (UK) LLP (a company of Travelmanagement4u.com). Aishah’s research aims to develop an Intelligent Transportation Analytical Model for SMEs.

Tue 26 Sep 2017

Data Impact Blog: UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows 2017: Matteo Sandi

We are delighted to announce Matteo Sandi @McmSandi as one of our UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows for 2017. Matteo is a Research Economist at the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Matteo joined LSE in October 2015 and his current fields of research are the economics of crime and the economics of education.

Fri 22 Sep 2017

ELSST Blog: Translating ELSST into Slovenian

Sonja Bezjak and Irena Bolko The challenge The Slovenian Social Science Data Archives (ADP) are keen supporters of CESSDA and the cross-national harmonization of archives. We firmly believe that translating the ELSST thesaurus is an important step towards achieving this …

Fri 22 Sep 2017

ELSST Blog: CESSDA ELSST New Release 21 September 2017

Jeannine Beeken We are pleased to announce a new release of The European Language Social Science Thesaurus (ELSST). ELSST is now available in 13 languages: Czech, Danish, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish. The …