Data Impact Blog
Innovation Fund project: Audiencenet; user-engaged design
Victoria Moody • February 02, 2015 • No Comments

David Lewis of Audiencenet discusses the Innovation Fund project his team are developing to enhance the user experience of and increase user engagement with the Uk Data Service website and resources.

Innovation Fund project: InFuseR, providing scripted access to tabular Census data
Victoria Moody • February 02, 2015 • No Comments

Dr Paul Williamson of the School of Environmental Sciences, University of Liverpool discusses the InfuseR Innovation Fund project, which will provide a script-driven interface to all UK Data Service aggregate census data holdings.

Introducing the Innovation Fund: embracing new ideas and new partnerships
Victoria Moody • January 30, 2015 • No Comments

Louise Corti of the UK Data Service gives an update on the latest developments with our Innovation Fund partners, four exciting projects to create an open data and crowdsourcing project to generate innovative apps, a library of interactive tools to allow users/owners to create their own infographics, a Risk Utility Management Tool designed to take the mystery out of how confidential data are anonymised and an open-source census data extraction and visualisation tool.

Welcome to the blog from the Director of the UK Data Service, Matthew Woollard
Victoria Moody • January 30, 2015 • No Comments

Matthew Woollard, Director of the UK Data Service discusses the impact and benefit of the UK Data Service, focusing on its support for the development of international data services and influence in key data access policy development.

Opening the door to data
Victoria Moody • January 08, 2015 • No Comments

Lucy Bell and Louise Corti of the UK Data Service give an update on the latest developments with open data at the UK Data Service. So much exciting data is now open, with more to follow.

Welcome to the Data Impact Blog
Victoria Moody • January 05, 2015 • No Comments

Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the UK Data Service provides unified access to an extensive and expanding range of high-quality, international social, economic and population data – from UK Censuses to government-funded surveys, longitudinal studies and qualitative data.