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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 …

Tue 12 Sep 2017

Data Impact Blog: We want your views on our next generation data search facility – the first 100 respondents get a £20 Amazon voucher!

Want to improve your ability to find data and use data in your research? Then share with us your opinions so we can improve our data access platform.

Tue 5 Sep 2017

Data Impact Blog: Data journeys in a research career #6: Rachel Oldroyd – Serendipity in a career in understanding foodborne illness with spatial data

Data journeys in a research career #6: Rachel Oldroyd - Serendipity in a career in understanding foodborne illness with spatial data

Wed 30 Aug 2017

Data Impact Blog: Data journeys in a research career #5: Marii Paskov – data challenges in social mobility research

Marii Paskov, @MariiPaskov UK Data Service Data Impact Fellow and Research Officer at the University of Oxford, shares her journey about how, when it comes to social mobility research we need to be inventive in using both survey and administrative data.

Wed 16 Aug 2017

Data Impact Blog: Data journeys in a research career #4: Sara Knight – through data science to impact and beyond

Sarah Knight, @sarah_gis, UK Data Service Data Impact Fellow and PhD student in the Environment Department of the University of York, shares her journey through data science to impact and on to the Understanding Society Young Researcher prize this year.

Tue 15 Aug 2017

Data Impact Blog: Data journeys in a research career #3: Bram Vanhoutte – Working with quantitative data

Bram Vanhoutte @bvhoutte, UK Data Service Data Impact Fellow and Research Fellow in Sociology at The University of Manchester, shares his journey about how data can be a powerful tool in illustrating and addressing social inequalities. My first independent engagement with quantitative data was my master dissertation in Sociology, and consisted of a comparative investigation […

Mon 14 Aug 2017

Data Impact Blog: Announcing our judging panel for the 2017-2018 UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows Programme

The UK Data Service aims to establish additional ways to support the long-range use of its data and resources by new generations of scholars, extending this usage through the research partnerships they develop and by the students they teach – from the earliest stages of, and throughout their career by establishing a prestigious Impact Fellows […