Celia Russell, the UK Data Service’s International Data Specialist discusses the first population census in Myanmar for thirty years.
As part of our suite of posts on big data, the UK Data Service’s Louise Corti, Associate Director for Collections Development and Producer Relations, and Sharon Bolton, Data Curation Manager, discuss the curation of big data and how to promote its re-use.
Susan Noble, Service Manager for international data at the UK Data Service talks about celebrating World Statistics Day.
Anne Solon, data manager for Young Lives, whose role involves working with Young Lives research partners to coordinate the complete survey cycle and coordinating the processes of survey design, piloting, training of field staff, data collection, data entry and data management, discusses the challenge of tracking in a longitudinal study of children.
Our own Libby Bishop, Manager, Producer Relations: Research Ethics here at the UK Data Service, and Dr Felix Ritchie, Associate Professor in Applied Economics at Bristol Business School, write about the ethical, legal and technical challenges presented by big data.
As part of a suite of articles on big data, Szymon Walkowiak, who worked with us as a data scientist, writes about the capabilities of R for researchers who wish to process and analyse big data.
In the first of a suite of articles on big data, the UK Data Service’s Big Data Network Support team writes about how researchers can make big data more manageable.