Richard Harris discusses a different approach to measuring ethnic and socio-economic segregation and fitting a multilevel index of segregation to census data in R.
Category: Impact and Innovation Lab
This summer, we were lucky enough to have Manchester students Rabia Butt and Klara Valentova joined us for a Q-step internship. Q-Step was developed as a strategic response to the shortage of quantitatively-skilled social science graduates. Manchester is one of 15 centres taking part in a £19.5 million programme designed to promote a step-change in quantitative social […]
What happened at the GGDOT Hacknight in Manchester, when people explored the National Diet and Nutrition Survey and a dataset looking at greenhouse gas emissions associated with food?
Rabia Butt, one of our summer Q-Step interns, explains the process she went through to calculate and map the Carstairs deprivation index using UK Census data.
Klara Valentova looks back over how far her skills have developed over the last seven weeks as an intern and reviews some of her findings from her work with the Carstairs index of deprivation.
Rachel Oldroyd, one of the UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows, takes a step-by-step approach to using R and RStudio to analyse Food Hygiene Rating Scores.
Klara Valentova explores mapping data from her home country.