Images are a powerful medium for reflecting reality and also identifying bias. For example, how well do Google image search results of gender-neutral professions match the reality of the workforce? Oliver Duke-Williams of UK Data Service Census Support, digs in to 2011 census data and Google image search results to find out more.
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Susan Noble, Service Manager for international data and Celia Russell, Senior International Data Specialist at the UK Data Service, report back from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Forum 2015.
Matthew Woollard, Director of the UK Data Service, discusses The Guardian’s celebration of the top ten pivotal social science moments in the last 50 years.
Matthew Woollard, Director of the UK Data Service, discusses the responses to the ONS consultation on the Approved Researcher Scheme.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.