Victoria Moody, Director of Impact and Communications at the UK Data Service discusses some of the new international initiatives focused on the opportunity to evaluate, reconsider, enhance or reconstruct not only the data on which major decisions about solving global challenges are based but also the concepts which underpin those data and, most encouragingly, focusing on innovative and more inclusive approaches to do so.
Data Impact blog
Tag: international data
We present an edited transcript of the keynote plenary speech Matthew Woollard, Director of the UK Data Service and the UK Data Archive, gave at the annual IASSIST Conference in Bergen on 1 June 2016. IASSIST is an international organisation of professionals working in and with information technology and data services to support research and teaching in the social sciences.
Kristine Briones, Research Assistant at Young Lives discusses the new release of “constructed files” of all four of rounds of data which features about 200 variables selected from the Young Lives household and child surveys.
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
Anne Solon, data manager for Young Lives, whose role involves working with Young Lives research partners to coordinate the complete survey cycle and coordinating the processes of survey design, piloting, training of field staff, data collection, data entry and data management, discusses adding value to survey data to support analysis.
Celia Russell and Susan Noble, international data experts at the UK Data Service highlight the UN Human Rights Day campaign ‘Our Rights Our Freedoms Always’ and report on the recent Human Rights workshop hosted by the UK Data Service.
Anne Solon, data manager for Young Lives, discusses computer-assisted personal interviewing for data collection.
Celia Russell, the UK Data Service’s International Data Specialist discusses the first population census in Myanmar for thirty years.