Half day data introduction for researchers

Researchers interested in learning how to access and analyse Understanding Society data attend a half-day training course on Friday July 26 at the University of Essex.

The course is aimed at social researchers, economists, statisticians and epidemiologists working across a wide range of policy areas and research topics and aims to get people using this new powerful research resource.

The course, which coincides with the Understanding Society Research Conference 2013, is designed for new users of Understanding Society as well as continuing users of the British Household Panel Survey.

Training will be delivered by Dr. Gundi Knies and Dr. Alita Nandi from the Understanding Society team, which is based at the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, and will cover the following areas:

  • sample design
  • topics covered
  • survey instruments
  • data structure
  • weights
  • new and innovative features including health, biomarkers and the ethnicity strand

This course takes place on the final day of the Understanding Society Research Conference and begins at 1pm.

You do not have to attend the Understanding Society conference to take part in this training course.

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