Nadia Kennar, Research Associate from the UK Data Service, explains the benefits of creating rich spatial data, and how GIS analysis can improve understanding of location-based problems and feed into better policy making.
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As part of our celebrations for the tenth anniversary of the UK Data Service SecureLab, Richard Welpton (Head of Data Services Infrastructure at the ESRC) looks back at the birth of secure remote access in the UK and discusses the key challenges, successes, and benefits experienced along the way.
Helena Rosiecka continues our census series by discussing Census 2021 data outputs, including origin-destination flow datasets and microdata products. She also considers the importance of user needs, and how the Office for National Statistics is working to improve census data outputs by inviting users to submit feedback during the forthcoming public Census 2021 outputs consultation.
David Kingman from HM Treasury discusses how reading books on R and Python has helped him achieve more impact from his work as a data scientist.
Anran Zhao discusses the importance and challenges of good data preparation.
The UK Data Service is pleased to announce that Dr Emma Zimmerman has been appointed as the new Impact Manager.
Tom Wilson from Independent Age discusses the ‘data accessibility gap’ in the representation of sub-groups of older people and introduces the In Focus: Experiences of older age in England report.
Esmeralda Bon, one of our #DataImpactFellows, reflects on how challenging – and essential – good data management is.
Louise Corti and Callum Barnes on the importance of recognising and celebrating impactful research through the ONS Research Excellence Awards.