Lorna Balkan Synergies for Europe’s Research Infrastructures in the Social Sciences (SERISS) is a four-year project (2015-2019) funded by the European Commission as part of its Horizon 2020 programme. It aims to foster collaboration and develop shared standards between the …
We are delighted to report our progress on our pioneering ‘statistical archaeology’ project to retrieve ‘lost’ information from the 1961 Census Small Area Statistics (SAS) from a large set of digital images, and make it available for digital analysis, using current software tools, for the first time.
Meet the UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows for 2016-2018.
Marii Paskov, UK Data Service Data Impact Fellow and Research Officer at the University of Oxford, discusses her project comparing intergenerational social mobility across over 30 countries from 2002 to 2010.
Dharmi Kapadia, Research Associate at the ESRC Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity at The University of Manchester, talks about how she plans for her research findings to be heard and have impact outside of academia.
Rachel Oldroyd is a quantitative human geographer based at the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) at the University of Leeds, and here discusses how novel types of data are used to detect illness caused by contaminated food or drink.
William Shankley, UK Data Service Data Impact Fellow and Sociology PhD student at the Cathie Marsh Institute of Social Research at The University of Manchester, explains why he chose to research migration patterns of Polish people in England and Wales and the factors that shape migration decision-making.
Bram Vanhoutte, Research Fellow in Sociology at the Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMIST) at The University of Manchester, discusses his plans to raise the impact of his research on wellbeing in later life.
Claudia Zucca, Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher working on the VOTEADVICE project, in collaboration with the University of Exeter, Kieskompas Amsterdam and Koç University Istanbul, discusses how online political information processing can affect political behaviour.
Ralph Cochrane, Founder of AppChallenge and The Creative Grid, talks about the UK Data Service's first app!