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Deprivation in rural Scotland: how can we use publically available data to understand poverty and disadvantage in remote and sparsely populated areas?

Jennifer Noall is a PhD student in the Institute of Geography and the Lived Environment at the University of Edinburgh, jointly funded by the ESRC, Forestry Commission Scotland, Scottish Government and the Elizabeth Sinclair Irvine Bequest. Her research internship with the Scottish Government demonstrated how publically available data such as Scotland’s Census and the Scottish …

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Training: Introduction to using linked administrative data for social and health research

Edinburgh 8th – 12th October 2018 The five-day course will offer a theoretical and practical introduction to accessing and working with linked administrative data. Audience Interested in using linked administrative data in your research but don’t know what data is out there, how to access it, or if you have the skills to do this …

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Business Boost for Social Science

The Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh Impact Acceleration Accounts have been awarded Business Boost funding from ESRC to further collaborate with the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (SGSSS-DTP) and the University of Aberdeen to enhance business engagement in the social sciences. As key partners in the SGSSS-DTP, the three universities have …

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Results of the Research Impact and Knowledge Exchange Competition 2018

The winners of this year’s competition were announced at the SGSSS Collaboration Showcase held at the Scottish National Gallery on Edinburgh on 14 May. We were delighted to be joined by Sir John Curtice who presented prizes and certificates of commendation to the ten shortlisted projects. Now in its second year, the Scottish Graduate School …

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