Best practice in licensing and governance for research data, 01/08/2017, University of Essex

In this hands-on one-day course you will be introduced to best practices in licensing and governance models for research data. The day is run by data practitioners, thus the focus in on practical and efficient ways to get data assets for research through the pipeline from data creator to user. Ethical and legal issues will […]

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Encounters with big data: An introduction to using big data in the social sciences, University of Essex, 31/07/2017

This 5-day course run by the UK Data Service will introduce key concepts and discussions around using big data in the social sciences, and introduce attendees to Apache Hadoop, an open source framework for analysing big data. This course will focus on quantitative data and will not cover in any detail text, social media, audio or other forms of non-numeric data. This course […]

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Health Studies User Conference 2017, 12 July 2017, London

The annual Health Studies User Conference, organised by the UK Data Service in collaboration with NatCen Social Research, is a full-day conference and is free to attend. The conference will allow users to hear updates from the data producers on key UK cross-sectional health surveys and key UK longitudinal studies with health-related content, including: Health […]

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Family Finance Surveys User Conference 2017, 28 June 2017, London

The annual Family Finance Surveys User Conference, organised by the UK Data Service in collaboration with the Department for Work and Pensions and the Office for National Statistics, is a full-day conference and is free to attend. The programme contains a mixture of papers from data producers and researchers, including presentations based on analysis of […]

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Census Research User Conference 2017, 22 June 2017, London

The Census Research User Conference, organised by the UK Data Service Census Support team in collaboration with the Census Offices, will be held on Thursday 22 June 2017 at the Royal Statistical Society in London. The conference will provide users and data creators with an opportunity to meet and discuss developments in Census research. The […]

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Conference: Open in Practice: Inspirations, Strategies and Methods for Open Research, University of Reading, 30 March 2017

Louise Corti of the UK Data Archive will be presenting a Parallel session: 50 years of social science data curation at the UK Data Archive: maximising opportunities for data reuse and will be a member of the panel for the concluding panel discussion at the conference Open in Practice: Inspirations, Strategies and Methods for Open Research at the […]

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Licensing Forum: The National Archives, Kew, 21 March 2017

Louise Corti of the UK Data Service will be speaking at the Licensing Forum at the National Archives, Kew on 21 March 2017. For further information: The Licensing Forum: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/information-management/re-using-public-sector-information/licensing-for-re-use/licensing-forum/ UK Data Service website: https://www.ukdataservice.ac.uk/

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Conference: The Gold Standard of Reproducible Research: How to make it work in qualitative and quantitative research, University of Nottingham, 9 March 2017

Louise Corti of the UK Data Service is running a workshop on Qualitative Data: Data sharing and storage at the NICEP Conference: The Gold Standard of Reproducible Research.Reproducibility is held as the gold standard for scientific research. The legitimacy of any published work depends on the question: can we access the data, replicate the analysis […]

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Workshop: Preparing qualitative data for sharing and reuse Information and Library Network (INFLIBNET) Centre, India 6 March 2017

Louise Corti of the UK Data Service is running a workshop on Preparing qualitative data for sharing and reuse at the Information and Library Network (INFLIBNET) Centre. The workshop is aimed at researchers interested or actively engaged in the creation and management of qualitative research data, and will look at the steps required to prepare data for sharing and reuse. The announcement of […]

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CLSTL 2017: International Conference on Changing Landscape of Science & Technology Libraries, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, India 2-4 March 2017

Louise Corti of the UK Data Service is leading the afternoon workshop: Research Data Management & Libraries, on 3 March, at the International Conference on Changing Landscape of Science & Technology Libraries, at the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar. This conference aims to connect library and information experts, practicing professionals and academics working in leading academic and research libraries, particularly in […]

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