James Scott and Christine Woods, both Senior User Support and Training Officers (Secure Access Training) at the UK Data Service, introduce us to the Safe Data Access Professionals (SDAP) Working Group and the work they are doing to professionalise the roles of those working in Safe Settings. What is the SDAP Working Group and […]
Author: Neil Dymond-Green
Panos Demakakos from UCL explores how childhood upbringing is related to health issues in later life. A bit of a background After years of epidemiological and ageing research, I have reached a fundamental conclusion: it is impossible to gain a good understanding of complex phenomena such as the ageing process or the development of chronic disease […]
Our Data Impact Fellows are at an early part of their research career. We wondered how that feels for them. Aishah Selamat has her own interesting take. When anyone in my extended family, a friend or a general acquaintance learns that I am currently embarking on a PhD journey; the customary reaction I receive is […]
Philip Nye from FFT Education Datalab explores how some schools are gaming the system through ‘off-rolling’, using the National Pupil Database.
Deirdre Appel from Open Data Watch explores the data value chain and how it can support the impact of data.
Marie Stack shares her positive experiences of using data from the UK Data Service collection with students.
Paula Devine, Ann Marie Gray and Goretti Horgan investigate what the 2016 Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey tell us about attitudes towards abortion in Northern Ireland.