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.
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Category: Increasing Access to Data
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.
Jamey Hart from the UK Data Service recently attended the 7th SDMX Global conference. Here he looks at what SDMX is and how its use is growing internationally.
Jeannine Beeken and Veerle Van den Eynden of the UK Data Service, report on enhancements and optimisation of the search functionality of the data catalogue.
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Susan Noble from the UK Data Service international data team discusses how we’ve made the Human Rights Atlas data we host even more accessible, by making it available for analysis in UKDS.Stat, the data dissemination platform for international data at the UK Data Service.
James Scott, Senior Support Officer at the UK Data Service’s Secure Lab, updates us on the new Safe Use of Research data Environments training (SURE) which has been designed for new users of Secure Lab and other Research Data Centres.
Matthew Woollard and Louise Corti provide an update on how the UK Data Service has supported the development of the new Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR) Data Service.
During the past two months Susan Noble and Celia Russell form the UK Data Service international data team based at Jisc have taken part in a couple of important international events: Statistical Information System Collaboration Community (SIS-CC) Annual Workshop, Paris, 11th – 15th April 2016 and the IASSIST 2016 Conference, Bergen, 31st May – 3rd June 2016