Data Impact Blog
Effective data curation for big data
Victoria Moody • May 06, 2016 • No Comments

As part of a suite of articles on big data, the UK Data Service’s Louise Corti, Associate Director for Collections Development and Producer Relations, and Sharon Bolton, Data Curation Manager, write about the effective curation of big data and how to promote its re-use.

More is more: Adding value to the Young Lives survey for better analysis
Victoria Moody • May 06, 2016 • No Comments

Anne Solon, data manager for Young Lives, whose role involves working with Young Lives research partners to coordinate the complete survey cycle and coordinating the processes of survey design, piloting, training of field staff, data collection, data entry and data management, discusses adding value to survey data to support analysis.

Spotlight on data quality: the Ingest Services Data Curation team – impact for data creators and users
Victoria Moody • March 24, 2016 • No Comments

Dr. Russell Sceats, a data curation expert from the UK Data Service, describes the work and ethos of the UK Data Archive’s Ingest Services Team.

Spotlight on our resources for students and supporting dissertations – including a prize!
Victoria Moody • March 24, 2016 • No Comments

Dr Kathryn Simpson, UK Data Service Research Associate at the University of Manchester, discusses the new quantitative resources for students and teachers designed by the UK Data Service.

Tracking data citation in international data use
Victoria Moody • February 10, 2016 • No Comments

Susan Noble, Service Manager for international data at the UK Data Service talks about the importance of citing data and presents a new feature to track citations of international data within the UKDS.Stat interface.

Long-term trajectories of crime in the UK
Victoria Moody • February 08, 2016 • No Comments

Stephen Farrall, Deputy Head of the School of Law and Professor of Criminology at the University of Sheffield and colleagues, discuss the exciting long-term research underpinned by analsyses of national survey data.

Research transparency: a welcome climb or a slippery slope?
Victoria Moody • December 18, 2015 • No Comments

Louise Corti, the UK Data Service’s Director of Collection Development and Producer Relations discusses incentives to extend data publication in journals to qualitative research.