Susan Noble from the UK Data Service international data team discusses how we've made the Human Rights Atlas data we host even more accessible, by making it available for analysis in UKDS.Stat, the data dissemination platform for international data at the UK Data Service.
Andy Redfearn, Data Curation Officer at the UK Data Service, takes a look at the status and patterns of use of the UK Data Service’s Secure Lab.
Louise Corti, the UK Data Service's Director of Collections Development and Producer Relations, discusses progress made in 2016 in qualitative data archiving and data exchange.
Susan Noble, Service Manager for international data at the UK Data Service based at Jisc, talks about how we find out what people have actually done with the data we provide and why it’s important that we do what we do!
Richard Wiseman Socio-economic Data Services: Specialist Support Officer and Celia Russell, International Data Specialist at the UK Data Service, present a series of data in the UK Data Service collection relevant to analyses of the North West and Greater Manchester regions and possible comparators, nationally and internationally, ahead of the 'Northern Powerhouse in the world open data dive'.
Lorna Balkan The first Taxonomy Boot Camp London was held in at the Olympia Conference Centre, London from 18-19 November. It was a chance for experts and novices alike to find out about the latest developments in taxonomies and their …
Founder of Swirrl, linked open data enthusiast, working on PublishMyData, Bill Roberts reprises his presentation at #DataImpact2016, focusing on how what we need in the data economy now is our own industrial revolution.
Dr Deborah Wiltshire, Senior Access and Support Officer at the UK Data Service, discusses the effect of health policy on the nation’s health. Deborah works with data, used by researchers to inform policy, providing advice on dataset content and analysis, and gives face-to-face and online introductory training to students, academics and other researchers.
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On Saturday 24 September we held the UK Data Service’s first ever Open Data Dive at The Shed, Digital Innovation Hub at Manchester Metropolitan University.