Claudia Zucca,UK Data Service Data Impact Fellow and Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher working on the VOTEADVICE project, explores how impact was created in the project through partnership between industry, academia and practitioners.
William Shankley, UK Data Service Data Impact Fellow, recently completed his Sociology PhD at The University of Manchester. Across three blogs, he reviews how his PhD (which, in part, used 2011 Census data) went. In this first part, he looks at the challenge he faced.
A round-up of some recent appearances in the news and across the web of data held in the UK Data Service collection… Could you be at greater risk of dementia if you walk more slowly? A year till Brexit – what’s the political situation in Scotland? Who’s happier about the arrival of a little one? Mum or dad? and other questions.
Esmeralda Bon, @EsmeraldaVBon is one of our UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows. In the first of three blog posts looking at measuring impact, she explores what measuring impact means.
Oliver Exton is one of our UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows for 2017. Oliver is an ESRC funded PhD student in Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge whose research focuses on firms and workers in international trade. In this blog, he explores the potential impacts of a ‘no deal’ Brexit on exports by UK firms.
Matteo Sandi is one of our UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows. He has recently co-authored and published a discussion paper on the CEP website concerning one of his current research projects looking into UK schools which have converted to academies and whether they have used exclusion as a method to shape their pool of test-taking students.
We’re excited to be able to share the great work of one of our UK Data Service Impact Fellows. Look out for his forthcoming blog entry.
The UK Data Service hosted a panel session and networking event on 13 October 2016 at the Lighthouse in Glasgow. A panel comprising some of Scotland’s leading data innovators explored data re-use in policy and research, sharing their experiences of demonstrating data enhanced impact. Here are the highlights of #DataImpact2016.