The past couple of weeks have seen some significant releases of Census 2021 data. We took a look at some Census “firsts” in these releases, including new statistics on marriage, civil partnerships and veterans as well as some new visualisation tools.
Data Impact blog
We took a look at the REF 2021 Impact Case Studies and how the UK Data Service collection has been used in the research submitted.
James Lockwood started in September as our new Research Impact and Engagement Manager based in Jisc. We asked him a few questions about himself and what he’s looking forward to about the role.
Jen Buckley, a member of User Support and Training at the UK Data Service, discusses students using secondary data analysis in their dissertations and showcases some new tools the team have developed to help.
Joshua Fullard discusses his research into consent when linking survey and administrative data. He shares about why data linkage can be beneficial and methods to increase respondents consent rates.
Data Orchard has been researching organisational data maturity since 2015. Sian Basker talks about their recent State of the Sector report and how data maturity is all about the people.
Last week saw the second release of census data by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA). The newly released data, as a bundled file and individual files for the topics released, can be downloaded from our bulk download tool.
Professor David Martin has led the way in modelling populations in geographical information systems. In the second part of our interview with him we talk with him about his key achievements and contributions to the field.
Professor David Martin has led the way in modelling populations in geographical information systems. As he steps down from the UK Data Service, we catch up with him to talk about his key achievements and contributions to the field.