Sanah Yousaf, one of our interns talks about how she approached the task of learning R. The current project I am working on as an intern at UK Data Service Census Support is creating Townsend deprivation scores with UK 2011 Census data. To allow UK Data Service Census Support users to produce their own Townsend […]
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Amy Bonsall, one of our interns talks about how she approached the task of working out how to calculate Townsend scores and then of finding others work to compare against as a way to quality assure the methodology. As part of the internship project to calculate deprivation scores after finding sources that provide an outline […]
Amy Bonsall one of our interns talks about what deprivation is and how it could be calculated. As a student at the University of Manchester studying criminology I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to work on a project with the UK Data Service as an intern calculating Townsend Deprivation Scores for the UK […]
We’ve been lucky enough to have two interns come and work with us over the summer. They have been working on creating a set of Townsend Deprivation scores, using the UK 2011 Census data we have available via InFuse. The interns came to us through the University of Manchester Q-Step Centre, which coordinates with different types […]
James Brill, graduate developer and Louise Corti, Director of Collections Development and Producer Relations at the UK Data Service introduce us to the world of developing an innovative chatbot for answering research data management queries. A chatbot is a computer program which responds to user input either by textual data (typing) or audio data (speaking). […]
The UK Data Service’s Victoria Moody and Rob Dymond-Green on freeing data from legacy data access platforms.
Ralph Cochrane and the team at AppChallenge have been working with the UK Data Service to support new ways of engaging more people with data, mainly through mobile app development, hackathons and coding competitions. Ralph introduces the UK Data Service’s new quiz app.