_Understanding Society_: Introductory WorkshopUnderstanding Society Meetings

This half-day workshop is designed for researchers who want to maximise the research value of the new _Understanding Society_ dataset, also known as the UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS).

The event, jointly organised by the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) and the Economic and Social Data Service (ESDS) , includes presentations on:

• the value of household longitudinal studies

• the design and collection of the _Understanding Society_ survey

• how to access the data

A particular focus will be on the study’s four samples, including the British Household Panel Survey and the Ethnic Minority Boost sample , plus the study’s richness of data on family and social ties, work, financial resources, and health. Participants will also learn how to use the online resources available to users.

This is one of a series of events being run in support of the ESRC’s Secondary Data Analysis Initiative . The course is free to attend but booking is essential.

For further details and to book a place please visit the event page

Presented by:

Gundi Knies, Alita Nandi

Date & time:

24 Jan 2012 14:00 pm - 24 Jan 2012 17:00 pm

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