UK Data Service Secondary Analysis Workshops – March 2014

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Booking is now open for two UK Data Service secondary analysis workshopsUk Data Service

Secondary analysis workshop: Day 1: Finding and evaluating data for your research

6 March 2014
University of Essex

This day-long workshop will explore how research questions can be explored with data from the UK Data Service.

It is designed to complement the workshop on starting analysis of secondary survey data held on the 7 March 2014.

The focus will be on:

  • clarifying your research question
  • understanding different data types
  • using the UK Data Service Discover tool to locate data
  • evaluating data for your research purposes

This session will use a mixture of presentation, group work and hands-on computing sessions using the UK Data Service website to explore these issues. Participants will also get the opportunity to provide feedback on the site with Service staff.

Costs are:
UK Students: £30
UK Academic staff (including research centres), ESRC researchers, voluntary and public sector staff: £60
Commercial and others: £150

To book a place please go to http://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=3705

Secondary analysis workshop: Day 2: Starting analysis of secondary survey data

7 March 2014
University of Essex

This workshop will provide users with basic skills in starting analysis in both cross-sectional and longitudinal microdata.

It complements the workshop on finding and evaluating data for your research held on 6 March 2014.

Topics will include:

  • using exploratory data analysis to understand your data
  • understanding missing values
  • deriving variables
  • linking files
  • applying weights

The practical session will use SPSS.

Costs are:
UK Students: £30
UK Academic staff (including research centres), ESRC researchers, voluntary and public sector staff: £60
Commercial and others: £150

To book a place please go to http://ukdataservice.ac.uk/news-and-events/eventsitem/?id=3706

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