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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

SERSCIDA imageSERSCIDA

Improve the exchange of knowledge and data from social science research

logo for incentive projectIncentives for data sharing

case studies on current and future incentives for research data sharing

Enhancing and Enriching Historic Census Microdata Project imageEnhancing and Enriching Historic Census Microdata

to create Samples of Anonymised Records from British censuses

image for data registry projectUK research data registry

A pilot project to develop a UK-wide registry for research data collections

Essex-RDR Research Data @Essex

Creating an institutional research data repository for the University of Essex

SKOS-HASSET imageSKOS-HASSET

To bring HASSET into the Linked Data web

ESDS

providing access to key economic and social data

SQB

provided access to key survey questionnaires

History Data Service

enabled access to a range of historical resources

Secure Data Service logoSecure Data Service

enabling safe and secure remote access to data

Census.ac.uk logoCensus.ac.uk

provided an academic gateway to 1971- 2001 UK censuses

U.GeoU.Geo

Enhanced the geospatial potential of the Archive's national survey data

Ensemble

Explored the role that Semantic Web technologies can play in supporting case-based learning.

RDI logoRDI-RDM

Provided training on managing and sharing social science research data

Identity Management in a Service Provision EnvironmentIdentity management

Used the JISC Identity Management Toolkit to examine current Archive processes.

Data handling in NVivo 9: online training module

Online resources for qualitative data management

students learningUsing data in sociology teaching

Encouraged the use of data in teaching with exemplars, strategies and resources.

Managing and Curating Digital Data: Knowledge transferManaging and curating digital data

Knowledge transfer of Archive preservation expertise beyond higher education

DMP-ESRC

Developing and implementing effective data management planning in the research lifecycle.

Relu Data Support Service

supporting rural research data management

CESSDA PPP

Enhanced the CESSDA Research Infrastructure for European data resources

STORE

Provided use cases and tools for integrating data archives with research publications

DExT

Developed data exchange models and tools for survey and qualitative data

English Parochial Registers

Assessed the transcription of parochial registers and created new versions

TNA Scoping Study

Assessed public records held at TNA for their social scientific research potential

OHPR

Digitised historical census reports and other registration material for online access

QUADS Co-ordination

Co-ordinated the ESRC's QUADS scheme on qualitative data sharing

SQUAD

Explored methodological and technical solutions for sharing qualitative data

Census Registration Service

Providing one-stop access to four of the UK's Census data resources

SAFARI UKDA

Tested an access management system for three data resources at Essex

MADIERAMADIERA

Provided unified access to European social science data archives

MetaDater

Developed standards for describing comparative surveys over space and time

OAIS/METS

Tested the infrastructure and metadata systems of the Archive and TNA

DARP

Investigated issues for setting up a regional digital repository

JISC X4L

Developed resources for increasing the use of data sources in the classroom

Go-Geo!

Worked on resource discovery tools for geographic data and resources

geoXwalk

Worked on methods and tools for searching and indexing of geo-resources

AMRADS

Helped facilitated technology and knowledge transfer from EPROS research projects

CHCC

Looked at ways to increase the use of the CHCC in learning and teaching

COSMOS

An accompanying measure for projects of the EU Framework V Programme

MetaNet

A network of excellence for harmonising statistical expertise and metadata

FASTER

Provided tools for flexible access to published statistics and data resources

LIMBER

Developed a multilingual interface to data from European archives

TRAMSS logoTRAMSS

Teaching Resources and Materials for Social Scientists

NESSTAR

Developed a software system to publish, locate, and browse statistical data online


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