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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ralph Cochrane of AppChallenge.net introduces the Innovation Fund project focused on opening more UK Data Service data and the AppChallenge.
Richard Welpton of the UK Data Service introduces the Risk-Utility Data Management Tool (RUM) which will enable data producers and service providers (such as the UK Data Service) to produce anonymised versions of datasets from confidential sources consistently, efficiently, and quickly.