The UK Data Archive offices are closed from 12.30 GMT on Friday 23 December 2016 and will re-open on Tuesday 3 January 2017. Online services will run unattended during this period.
Season's Greetings to all our users.
PAST GRANTS & PROJECTS
Our past R&D activities have been supported by a range of sponsors including the ESRC, the EC and the JISC. They cover data standards and tools development, resource discovery, preservation standards, European data networking and work on teaching and learning with data
A network of excellence for long-term accessibility and usability of data
to provide solutions to common issues relevant for the five ESFRI projects
An integrated model for accessing official statistics across European boundaries
A tool to evaluate the sensitivity or disclosure risk of microdata
Helping organisations invest more effectively in digital curation activities.
Improve the exchange of knowledge and data from social science research
case studies on current and future incentives for research data sharing
to create Samples of Anonymised Records from British censuses
A pilot project to develop a UK-wide registry for research data collections
Providing 21st century access to ESRC-funded and high impact qualitative data, through a programme of digitisation and exploitation of XML web technologies.
Creating an institutional research data repository for the University of Essex
To bring HASSET into the Linked Data web
providing access to key economic and social data
provided access to key survey questionnaires
enabled access to a range of historical resources
enabling safe and secure remote access to data
provided an academic gateway to 1971- 2001 UK censuses
Enhanced the geospatial potential of the Archive's national survey data
Explored the role that Semantic Web technologies can play in supporting case-based learning.
Provided training on managing and sharing social science research data
Used the JISC Identity Management Toolkit to examine current Archive processes.
Online resources for qualitative data management
Encouraged the use of data in teaching with exemplars, strategies and resources.
Knowledge transfer of Archive preservation expertise beyond higher education
Developing and implementing effective data management planning in the research lifecycle.
supporting rural research data management
Enhanced the CESSDA Research Infrastructure for European data resources
Provided use cases and tools for integrating data archives with research publications
Developed data exchange models and tools for survey and qualitative data
Assessed the transcription of parochial registers and created new versions
Assessed public records held at TNA for their social scientific research potential
Digitised historical census reports and other registration material for online access
Co-ordinated the ESRC's QUADS scheme on qualitative data sharing
Explored methodological and technical solutions for sharing qualitative data
Providing one-stop access to four of the UK's Census data resources
Tested an access management system for three data resources at Essex
Provided unified access to European social science data archives
Developed standards for describing comparative surveys over space and time
Tested the infrastructure and metadata systems of the Archive and TNA
Investigated issues for setting up a regional digital repository
Developed resources for increasing the use of data sources in the classroom
Worked on resource discovery tools for geographic data and resources
Worked on methods and tools for searching and indexing of geo-resources
Helped facilitated technology and knowledge transfer from EPROS research projects
Looked at ways to increase the use of the CHCC in learning and teaching
An accompanying measure for projects of the EU Framework V Programme
A network of excellence for harmonising statistical expertise and metadata
Provided tools for flexible access to published statistics and data resources
Developed a multilingual interface to data from European archives
Teaching Resources and Materials for Social Scientists
Developed a software system to publish, locate, and browse statistical data online