Tag: data journeys in a research career

Data journeys in a research career: investigating the effect of immigration on the labour market

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 […]

Data journeys in a research career #6: Rachel Oldroyd – Serendipity in a career in understanding foodborne illness with spatial data

Rachel Oldroyd, @r_oldroyd, UK Data Service Data Impact Fellow and Quantitative Human Geographer at the University of Leeds, shares her journey into the world of geographical data and developing a career in understanding foodborne illness with spatial data.

Data journeys in a research career #3: Bram Vanhoutte – Working with quantitative data

Bram Vanhoutte @bvhoutte, UK Data Service Data Impact Fellow and Research Fellow in Sociology at The University of Manchester, shares his journey about how data can be a powerful tool in illustrating and addressing social inequalities. My first independent engagement with quantitative data was my master dissertation in Sociology, and consisted of a comparative investigation […]