Data Impact Blog
Collaborating with international partners to improve statistical systems and data access
Victoria Moody • March 13, 2015 • No Comments

Susan Noble, the UK Data Service’s International Data Service Manager, discusses the collaborative approach taken to developing international statistical information systems.

Public health impact: Health Survey for England informs public policy on obesity
Victoria Moody • March 10, 2015 • No Comments

In the first of a new series focusing on the impact of data use in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, Dr Jennifer Mindell, Reader in Public Health in the Department of Epidemiology & Public Health at UCL, discusses the role of the Health Survey for England in informing obesity policy.

A spatial and temporal view of the UK Data Service’s catalogue (part 2)
Rob Dymond-Green • March 10, 2015 • No Comments

Rob Dymond-Green (Technical Co-ordinator for the Census Support Service) at the UK Data Service, continues his discussion of new ways of presenting the Service’s data collections. In this post Rob continues this theme, moving onto exploring the temporal nature of the studies.

There need not be a digital dark age — how to save our data for the future
Victoria Moody • February 24, 2015 • No Comments

First seen in The Conversation, Matthew Woollard, Director of the UK Data Service, considers how much we are prepared to pay to ensure that digital stuff today is usable in the future.

Dogs that don’t bark in the night and other ways to measure international development
Victoria Moody • February 19, 2015 • No Comments

Celia Russell, the UK Data Service’s International Data Specialist discusses the development of the Sustainable Development Goals and their increased focus on community defined measures of development and the data that support them.

A spatial and temporal view of the UK Data Service’s catalogue (part 1)
Rob Dymond-Green • February 11, 2015 • No Comments

Rob Dymond-Green (Technical Co-ordinator for the Census Support Service) at the UK Data Service discusses new ways of presenting the Service’s data collections.

Innovation Fund project: Open, linked data innovation
Victoria Moody • February 02, 2015 • No Comments

Ralph Cochrane of AppChallenge.net introduces the Innovation Fund project focused on opening more UK Data Service data and the AppChallenge.