David Martin, one of the UK Data Service Deputy Directors, has worked since 1996 on the design of census geographies in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. He talks about the importance of the census as a foundation for our population statistics and boundaries, highlighting their relevance to monitoring Covid-19.
Data Impact blog
Andrew Jones uses data from Understanding Society to explore the health impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Christian Reynolds (one of our #DataImpactFellows) reflects on new data available in his research areas of food sustainability and waste, and how the Covid-19 crisis is changing how he will work going forward.
We’ve asked our #DataImpactFellows to write a post on the theme of ‘change’. Stuart Campbell reflects on the challenges and opportunities that the current crisis presents for the ways we work.
Colin Argus recently demonstrated various visualisations that he had created for Covid-19 mortality on Twitter. Here he elaborates on his approach to this work.
Patty Doran and Vanessa Higgins highlight how the range of survey and longitudinal data in the UK Data Service collection can give context for the current inequalities being experienced due to the coronavirus lockdown.
We’ve asked our #DataImpactFellows to write a post on the theme of ‘change’. Anne Alarilla shares an open and personal reflection of change in a time of pandemic.
Neil Dymond-Green investigates the British Red Cross’ work on producing a Covid-19 Vulnerability Index and associated mapping.
Diarmuid McDonnell discusses how social scientists can access real-time datasets on the Covid-19 outbreak, and how this data might be used to inform policy relating to the crisis.