Skill required: Data visualisation

Advanced analysis and insight from large-scale surveys using R.

We have an opportunity to join our SDS Evaluation and Research team, where we provide high-quality, robust evidence and insights to support the careers service and apprenticeship programs. As a PhD intern, you’ll be instrumental in projects that shape policy and drive continuous improvement. You’ll work on three key research projects: • Young People’s Career …

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Strategic futures analysis: Research support for Horizon Scanning: Scotland 2045

Scottish Government Strategy Division is currently undertaking a ‘Horizon Scanning’ project, aiming to identify the key long-term trends, risks, opportunities and challenges that will affect Scotland over the next 10-20 years. The project is intended to result in a series of outputs for use in supporting policy makers and leaders as they plan for Scotland’s …

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Show me the money: Using evidence to support fiscally sustainable decisions

This is an exciting opportunity for a researcher to join an evolving multi-disciplinary analytical team – including economists, social researchers and statisticians – at the heart of the Scottish Exchequer. Our purpose is to foster a stronger data and evidence driven culture and support fiscally sustainable decision making. This is a fast moving part of …

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SAS to R migration and accessibility improvements for a major National Statistics publication

The Vital Events team produces a number of annual, quarterly, monthly, and weekly statistical publications relating to different life events, such as births, adoptions, stillbirths, marriages, civil partnerships and deaths. One of our largest and most high-profile annual publications is the Reference Tables that provides data for all life events. For this reason, the publication …

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