Data Impact Blog
Data Quiz App launched on Android and iOS
Margherita Ceraolo • January 17, 2017 • No Comments

Ralph Cochrane, Founder of AppChallenge and The Creative Grid, talks about the UK Data Service’s first app!

Making the Human Rights Atlas data more accessible
Victoria Moody • January 16, 2017 • No Comments

Susan Noble from the UK Data Service international data team discusses how we’ve made the Human Rights Atlas data we host even more accessible, by making it available for analysis in UKDS.Stat, the data dissemination platform for international data at the UK Data Service.

International and census open data use at the UK Data Service and the fruits of data citation
Victoria Moody • December 02, 2016 • No Comments

Susan Noble, Service Manager for international data at the UK Data Service based at Jisc, talks about how we find out what people have actually done with the data we provide and why it’s important that we do what we do!

Where next for data impact: More than getting data to people?
Victoria Moody • August 18, 2016 • No Comments

Victoria Moody, Director of Impact and Communications at the UK Data Service discusses some of the new international initiatives focused on the opportunity to evaluate, reconsider, enhance or reconstruct not only the data on which major decisions about solving global challenges are based but also the concepts which underpin those data and, most encouragingly, focusing on innovative and more inclusive approaches to do so.

Embracing the ‘Data Revolution’: Opportunities and Challenges for Research
Victoria Moody • August 15, 2016 • No Comments

We present an edited transcript of the keynote plenary speech Matthew Woollard, Director of the UK Data Service and the UK Data Archive, gave at the annual IASSIST Conference in Bergen on 1 June 2016. IASSIST is an international organisation of professionals working in and with information technology and data services to support research and teaching in the social sciences.

Young Lives household and child surveys: How we’re supporting researchers using all rounds of Young Lives datasets
Victoria Moody • June 24, 2016 • No Comments

Kristine Briones, Research Assistant at Young Lives discusses the new release of “constructed files” of all four of rounds of data which features about 200 variables selected from the Young Lives household and child surveys.

Welcoming progress on the new Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICCSR) Data Service
Victoria Moody • June 21, 2016 • 1 Comment

Matthew Woollard, Director and Louise Corti, Functional Director for Collections Development and Producer Relations at the UK Data Service provide an update on how the UK Data Service has supported the development of the new Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR) Data Service.