Seminar: Introduction to _Understanding Society_ – the UK Household Longitudinal Study FULLY BOOKEDUnderstanding Society Meetings

This lunchtime seminar will provide an essential overview of the _Understanding Society_ survey and its content, data access, data structure and documentation. It will be of interest to anyone who is planning to access and use the new _Understanding Society_ data for their research.

To register to attend this lunchtime seminar, or for more details, please email Victoria Nolan. The seminar will be held in the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) seminar room (on the ground floor) – it is free of charge and a buffet lunch will be available from 13:00. The seminar runs from 13:15 – 14:00.

This seminar provides a fantastic opportunity to get to know the survey and the possibilities for research based on the _Understanding Society_ data. It will be presented by Gundi Knies, a Senior Research Officer at ISER who has been closely involved with the _Understanding Society_ project from the outset. This seminar is an opportunity not to be missed, to be one of the first to gain a detailed picture of the enormous research potential of this new dataset.

_Understanding Society_ now includes the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS) sample, thus extending the analysis and research possibilities. _Understanding Society_ greatly improves the range of longitudinal analyses that can be carried out given its larger sample size and its in-built design features such as data linkages and inclusion of an ethnic minority boost sample. For researchers using the BHPS, there is an Introduction to BHPS using Stata course being held at the University of Essex on 28th and 29th November.

Presented by:

Gundi Knies

Date & time:

29 Nov 2011 13:00 pm - 29 Nov 2011 14:00 pm

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