Data Impact Blog
Responses to the ONS consultation on the Approved Researcher Scheme
Victoria Moody • July 02, 2015 • No Comments

Matthew Woollard, Director of the UK Data Service, discusses the responses to the ONS consultation on the Approved Researcher Scheme.

The longstanding culture in the social sciences of making data accessible is one to value
Victoria Moody • June 16, 2015 • 2 Comments

Evidence-based social policy depends on access to rich supplies of high-quality data. But how can we create, curate, enrich and reuse data already collected by government departments and researchers? James Nazroo and Matthew Woollard of the UK Data Service explore the network of trust and expertise that ensures a cost-effective pipeline of productive, policy-relevant data.

Access to sensitive data for research: ‘The 5 Safes’
Victoria Moody • May 05, 2015 • No Comments

In this post, originally published on JISC’s Research Data Management blog, Louise Corti and Richard Welpton from UK Data Service (UKDS) talk about the services they provide to UK researchers.

Building an international data access architecture; a technical perspective
Victoria Moody • April 24, 2015 • No Comments

We’re all things technical! Fiona Cameron, Application Developer at the UK Data Service, discusses exciting developments from the Architecture Task Force sessions at the Statistical Information System Collaboration Community (SIS-CC) Annual Workshop in Paris.

The Great British Class Survey now available from the UK Data Service
Victoria Moody • April 13, 2015 • No Comments

Daniel Laurison and Mike Savage, Department of Sociology, London School of Economics, discuss the Great British Class Survey and the exciting possibilities for research and policy now it is available from the UK Data Service.

Helping depositors share data: negotiating away difficult licence conditions
Victoria Moody • April 07, 2015 • No Comments

Karen Dennison, the UK Data Service’s Collections Development Manager, discusses a new initiative to free data in our collection from overly-restrictive access conditions.

Scientific Data approves UK Data Service as recommended data depository
Victoria Moody • April 01, 2015 • No Comments

Varsha Khodiyar, Data Curation Editor, Scientific Data, writes on behalf of the journal to announce that the UK Data Service’s ReShare online data repository for the archiving and sharing of research data is now an officially recommended repository for Scientific Data and the Nature Publishing Group.