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Beate Lichtwardt

Senior Training and Support Officer

Email:blicht  add @essex.ac.uk
Tel:+44(0)1206 872875
Address:UK Data Archive
University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park
Colchester
Essex
CO4 3SQ
Job description

Beate plays a key role in the UK Data Service supporting social science dataset users providing advice on dataset availability, content and analysis. She develops value-added resources based on the Archive's holdings, gives presentations on data services and provides introductory training to students, academics and other researchers. She works in the Secure Access team to facilitate access to potentially disclosive data within secure environments, trains users on their legal responsibilities and runs statistical disclosure checks on analytical outputs.

Committee membership
  • International Association of Social Science Information Service and Technology  (IASSIST)
  • British Sociological Association (BSA)
Publications
  • Lichtwardt, B. (2009) 'The changing value of qualifications in Great Britain and West Germany' in A. Hadjar and R. Becker (eds.) Expected and unexpected consequences of the educational expansion in Europe and the US. Theoretical approaches and empirical findings in comparative perspective, Bern/Stuttgart/Wien: Haupt, pp.233-260.
  • Lichtwardt, B. (2004) 'Multiple apprenticeships during the East German transformation. An analysis of the 1971 East German Birth Cohort's Life Course Data' in B. Lutz, H. Grünert and C. Steiner (eds.) Education and employment in East Germany: youth - education/training - employment, vol. 2, Berlin: Berliner Debatte Wissenschaftsverlag, pp.271-314.
  • Goedicke, A., Lichtwardt, B. and Mayer, K.U. (eds.) (2004) 'Documentation handbook East German life courses during unification (East German life courses: panel), Part 1: Data documentation, Part 2: Documentation of materials used', Materials of Human Development Research 75, Berlin: Max Planck Institute for Human Development.
  • Matthes, B., Lichtwardt, B. and Mayer, K.U. (eds.) (2004) 'Documentation handbook East German life courses during unification (East German life courses: 1971), Part 1: Data documentation, Part 2: Documentation of materials used', Materials of Human Development Research 76, Berlin: Max Planck Institute for Human Development.
  • Goedicke, A., Lichtwardt, B. and Mayer, K.U. (eds.) (2004) 'Documentation handbook East German life courses during unification (East German life courses: non response)', Materials of Human Development Research 77, Berlin: Max Planck Institute for Human Development.

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