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Workshop: Overview of census data resources15-Mar-10University of Essex

This workshop has now passed. Slides from the workshop are available (see below).

This workshop will include an introduction to the data services offered by and is aimed at those studying or working in the UK higher and further education sector, but is not limited to those already registered to use the census. To save time on the day, it is advisable to register to use census data via

This one-day workshop will enable participants to gain familiarity with census data, and to put this knowledge to practical use. SARs microdata, migration data and longitidinal data will be covered in more detail and there will also be practical exercises to try.

The workshop is free to attend and includes lunch and refreshments. However travel and accommodation costs will need to be met by the participants.

  • Time: 10.00 - 16.00 (registration and refreshments from 09.30)
  • Date: Monday, 15 March 2010
  • Place: Room 2N2.4.16 and Lab F, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex CO4 3SQ.