The UK Data Service was involved in the organisation of three different events for the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2018: a data-based quiz for secondary school-age students; an event about the value of engaging with surveys and how they can make a difference; and a ‘Living Library’.
Tag: UK surveys
The Children’s Society’s and Barnardo’s have been working with researchers on the Understanding Society survey to explore what issues affecting children at ages 10-11 were most strongly linked to later mental ill health at 14-15 years old.
Paula Devine, Ann Marie Gray and Goretti Horgan investigate what the 2016 Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey tell us about attitudes towards abortion in Northern Ireland.
Recently, NatCen published the 35th year of the British Social Attitudes Survey. Alongside this, they pulled out some key findings from different areas of the survey. We explore a few in this blog.
Professor Donald Hirsch has recently worked with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation on the Minimum Income Standard. That research used the English Housing Survey among other datasets. In this blog, he examines how current measures for inflation don’t always reflect costs of living.