Find out more about events, seminars, and public lectures in the Faculty of Humanities.

Data in the spotlight: Census and population studies

10:00 - 11:30 29 November 2022

This free 90-minute online workshop will introduce you to the UK Census, the data held by the UK Data Service, and how to use the web interfaces to access the data. There will also be up to date information on the progress of the 2021 Census for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and the 2022 Census for Scotland.

Data in the spotlight: Longitudinal data

10:00 - 11:30 01 December 2022

Did you know that longitudinal data from major social studies such as the British Birth Cohort Studies, Understanding Society and the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing can be accessed for research? The longitudinal studies are extremely rich data sources for high impact and policy relevant research. The British Birth Cohort Studies (e.g. t..

Data in the spotlight: International time series databanks

10:00 - 11:30 06 December 2022

This free 90-minute online workshop will introduce you to the international time series data held by the UK Data Service, we’ll look at the range of socio-economic topics covered, explore some key datasets like the World Development Indicators and the IEA Renewable Energy Statistics, and cover how to access and download the data.

Data in the spotlight: Qualitative and mixed methods data

10:00 - 11:30 13 December 2022

The UK Data Service provides access to a range of qualitative and mixed-methods data, including ethnographic data and field notes, images, oral history transcripts, and essay responses. This workshop will help you get started searching for qualitative and mixed methods data with new search tools, like QualiBank, and help you quickly navigate t..