Hei Wan (Karen) Mak on the health benefits of volunteering and how Understanding Society data provides new insights into the links with age, cohort, and neighbourhood deprivation.
Data Impact blog
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.
Dr Sarah Stopforth introduces a video presenting findings from the Ethnic Inequalities in Later Life research project.
The UK Data Service was involved in the organisation of three different events for the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2018: a data-based quiz for secondary school-age students; an event about the value of engaging with surveys and how they can make a difference; and a ‘Living Library’.
Bram Vanhoutte, Research Fellow in Sociology from the University of Manchester, and Neil Dymond-Green of the UK Data Service on their ESRC Festival of Social Science ‘Living Library’ event.
Moritz Hess, Jurgen Bauknecht and Sebastian Pink explore whether working lives could be extended if there was more flexibility in the hours people work later in in their lives.
Daisy Fancourt explores whether arts and cultural activities can protect against cognitive decline and dementia.
Liisa-Maria Palomäki explores the paradox between higher financial satisfaction and lower income for pensioners in Europe, using data from the European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC).