An Introduction to the UK Data Service
Duration 0.5 days
Training Points 1.0
Team Researcher Academy

This online course is run by the Researcher Academy 

The Researcher Academy courses are very popular and the majority are run in both semesters to give you the opportunity to attend at a time of the year that suits you. Semester 1 courses will be available for booking from the second week of October and Semester 2 courses from the second week of February. 

Target Audience: The workshop is aimed at researchers, research methods teachers and librarians working in social sciences and related disciplines.

Description:

The UK Data Service provides access to the UK’s largest collection of social and economic data. This online training event offers an interactive introduction to the data, resources and support available.

The session will involve presentations and hands-on sessions using UK Data Service data and online data visualisation tools with opportunities to ask questions.

The session will involve presentations and hands-on sessions using UK Data Service data and online data visualisation tools with opportunities to ask questions.

By the end of the workshop attendees will know:

  • how to explore the vast range of quantitative and qualitative datasets available for reuse from the UK Data Service
  • how to use online tools to browse and analyse UK Data Service data collections
  • how to select appropriate data and understand data access conditions
  • how to find the wide variety of data support materials available such as video tutorials and methodological guides
  • how to keep up to date with news and events

Process: This is a two hour interactive online session delivered via MS Teams

Booking Conditions 

Our webinars/ online courses are very popular, especially in the current period and we are experiencing large volumes of people on our waiting lists.  

Please do let us know if you would like to cancel your place on this course so we can offer your place to another delegate. 

Please note, attendances for webinars/ online courses will still be recorded and corresponding training points, when shown as available, will be awarded.   

Pre-Requisites

Webinar Access Instructions 

This session may be recorded. If a recording is kept of the session, then please note, that it may be made available to the wider University of Nottingham researcher community.

This is an online session within Microsoft Teams. On the day of the session please use the link in this email to join the meeting. Please do not click the link in this email until the day of the session.  

You will need a headset or speakers for the webinar and we recommend that you join 10 minutes before the webinar is due to start so that you can test them. Please mute your microphone, switch off your webcam and open the chat box function as you join the Teams meeting. Any questions can be asked via the chat box. 

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