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Webinar: Introduction to the British Social Attitudes survey, 15 November 2016, Online, 15.00-16.00

The UK Data Service and NatCen are running an introductory webinar about the British Social Attitudes survey. The British Social Attitudes survey (BSA) is a nationally representative survey of public opinion about life in Britain, and how Britain is run. BSA interviews around 3,000 people and has run most years since 1983. Topics covered include […]

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Manchester Open Data Dive, 9 November 2016, Manchester

As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, the UK Data Service and Digital Innovation are running an intense all-day Open Data Dive on Wednesday 9 November at The Shed at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU). The Manchester Data Dive will bring together coders, data enthusiasts, graphic designers, project managers and pizza lovers to hunt […]

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Crime Surveys User Conference 2016, 9 December 2016, Royal Statistical Society, London

The annual Crime Surveys User Conference, organised by the UK Data Service, will be held on Friday 9 December. The event is free to attend and lunch and refreshments will be provided. The user conference brings data producers and data users together to share updates on the development of the surveys and to showcase research […]

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Call for Papers: International Symposium on Qualitative Research

The 2nd International Symposium on Qualitative Research, to be held in Salamanca, pain on July 12-13, 2017, is seeking papers. Authors may submit proposals for presentation of papers that meet the goals and themes of the symposium, including original scientific articles addressing revisions to the state of the art research and new perspectives, solutions and/or applications to real […]

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Webinar: What is Open Database Connector (ODBC)? 16 November 2016, Online, 15.00-16.00

A database system normally consists of two parts – even though it is not always obvious to the end user: the database engine which deals with the storage and querying of the data some kind of user interface which allows the user to write queries and see the results However, not all database systems provide […]

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Webinar: Storing data in databases, 25 October 2016, Online, 15.00-16.00

Storing small amounts of data may be feasible in a spreadsheet whereas very large datasets may require a Big Data ecosystem. However, intermediate datasets (5-15 Gb size) can be stored in a desktop-based database system. There are many different, freely available database systems to choose from depending on your needs. The choice depends on how […]

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Labour Force and Annual Population Surveys User Conference 2016, 25 November 2016, London

The annual Labour Force and Annual Population Surveys User Conference, organised by the UK Data Service, will be held on 25 November. The event is free to attend and lunch and refreshments will be provided. The user conference brings data producers and data users together to share updates on the development of the surveys and […]

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Webinar: Gateway to Global Aging Data Advanced Workshop, 20 October 2016, Online, 14.00 – 15.00

Are you interested in using the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) in conjunction with other international health and retirement studies? The UK Data Service and the Gateway to Global Aging Data are hosting a free webinar on 20 October, which will provide an introduction to the harmonized ELSA dataset and hands-on examples of conducting […]

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Workshop: Introduction to programming, Monday 31 October 2016, University of Manchester

There is more to programming than simply writing lines of code. This free workshop will provide you with a basic set of skills which are aimed at making the coding process more effective, less error prone and more maintainable. This workshop is intended for researchers who are looking to obtain a basic understanding of the […]

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Looking after and managing your research data: An advanced training course, London, 1 – 2 November 2016

This in-depth 2-day course will help researchers develop their knowledge and professional skills in handling, managing and sharing the research data they produce. The hands-on workshop will focus on all kinds of data – quantitative and qualitative – covering: Why and how to share data Research data management planning Documenting and providing context for data […]

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