Applications for the 2019 UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows programme were of extremely high quality, making the judges’ job extremely difficult. We are delighted to make six full Fellowship awards and also two highly commended awards.
Nina Heyden, a US student on a Fulbright fellowship at the University of Essex, won the university’s 2018 Secondary Data Analysis Award for an MSc investigating the effects of immigration on the labour market. Here she discusses her journey of investigation with the data. In autumn 2014, my Italian class watched news reels of immigrants on rubber […]
Laura J Brown has used two British cohort studies to explore how environmental circumstances impact on whether women choose to breastfeed their babies.
We’re celebrating the launch of our refreshed international data platform with a review of recent research and policy analyses using the UK Data Service’s international macrodata.
Lewis Westbury explains how Police Rewired – a voluntary group – used data from the Crime Survey of England and Wales to develop practical tools to help in the fight against crime.
Sean Semple and Linsay Gray have been analysing data on second-hand smoke and discovering that a zero result may not mean what you’d expect!
We introduce our panel of judges for our prestigious Data Impact Fellow programme (applications open until 26th March 2019).