Following the success of last year’s competition, the UK Data Service launched the 2017 Dissertation Prize. The Prize provides a great opportunity to recognise and reward students who use our data. Prizes of £500 (1st place), £250 (2nd place) and £150 (3rd place) will be awarded to undergraduates who use secondary quantitative and/or qualitative data […]
Louise Corti, Director of Collections Development and Producer Relations at the UK Data Service, and Chris Park, Data Scientist, report back from the course, Encounters with Big Data: An Introduction to using Big Data in the Social Sciences, held in Cape Town, South Africa from 30 January to 3 February 2017.
We’ve received some excellent and topical applications from a range of disciplinary and subject areas, and from universities across the UK.
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.