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An afternoon with the UK Data Service – 16/05, 2pm

By Myriam Fellous-Sigrist, on 28 March 2018

UKDS logoUCL Library Services is pleased to invite UCL staff to an afternoon of information and discussion about the UK Data Service (UKDS).

The UKDS is funded by the ESRC to meet the data needs of researchers, students and teachers in the Social Sciences and Humanities. Its collection includes major UK government-sponsored surveys, cross-national surveys, longitudinal studies, UK census data, international aggregate, business data, and qualitative data.

Participants will learn how to access these collections as well as how to deposit their own research data and sources in the UKDS repository, ReShare. During the drop-in session participants will be able to ask questions about data sharing, ESRC data management plans, consent procedures, data storage, encryption and more.

The event will take place in the Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) Common Ground.IAS logo

See the programme and book your place.

 

Drop-in Clinic with the UK Data Service – 23 May

By Myriam Fellous-Sigrist, on 12 May 2016

Experts from the UK Data Service  will advise research staff and students on working with qualitative and quantitative research data.

The UKUKDataService Data Service (UKDS) is funded by ESRC and is the country’s largest archive of social science and economic research data.

Four UKDS representatives will provide advice and guidance on a range of topics, including informed consent, data storage and security, anonymisation techniques, documentation standards, and more.

This Research Data Drop-in Clinic will be held on Monday, 23 May 2016 from 12:00 – 2:00pm at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (Keppel Street London WC1E 7HT).

Admission: Drop-in. No registration is required. Open to all Bloomsbury research staff and students. See for further information and venue details.