The UK Data Service is the largest digital repository for quantitative and qualitative social science and humanities research data in the UK. The UK’s only nationally funded research infrastructure for curating and providing access to social science data, their services and expertise, especially around data curation and secure access to data, have been influential across the world.
To help you get the most from their service, they run free introductory level online workshops every Spring and Autumn to introduce different aspects of the UK Data Service, from research data management to copyright.
The training events programme for Spring 2023 is listed below:
- Introduction to the UK Data Service, 23 March, 11.00 – 12.30
- Finding and accessing data from the UK Data Service, 29 March, 9.30 – 11.00
- How to become a computational social scientist, 18 April, 10.00 – 11.30
- Dissertation projects: Introduction to secondary analysis for qualitative and quantitative data, 20 April, 10.00 – 11.30
- Data management basics: Introduction to data management and sharing, 27 April, 11.00 – 12.30
- Data management basics: Ethical and legal issues in data sharing, 4 May, 10.00 – 11.30
- Depositing your data with ReShare, 11 May, 11.00 – 12.30
- Introduction to copyright: Copyright and publishing, 19 May, 10.00 – 11.30
- Getting started with secondary analysis, 22 May, 10.00 – 11.30
- Introduction to copyright: Copyright and secondary data use, 25 May, 10.00 – 11.30
- Data documentation, 1 June, 11.00 – 12.30
- Consent issues in data sharing, 8 June, 10.00 – 11.30
- How to anonymise qualitative and quantitative data, 15 June, 11.00 – 12.30.
You can also browse the events pages for a full list of other training including crime mapping, mental health research and accessing controlled data.
If you require any advice or information on Open Access Publishing or Research Data Management, please contact the Research Outputs Team or visit our webpages.