Data Skills Module

Start page of the surveys data skills module

We have put together three introductory modules concerning key aspects of survey, longitudinal and aggregate data. The modules give an introduction to key aspects of the data using short instructional videos, interactive quizzes and activities using open access software where possible. Take a look and send any comments and suggestions to comms@ukdataservice.ac.uk Data skills modules

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Open-Source Development is Great, and Here’s Why

If you haven’t heard the term “open-source”, it’s a method of software development that keeps everything out in the open and encourages collaboration between developers. Many businesses and governments around the world are embracing open source development projects, so it’s important for everyone else to follow suit. Other than the community engagement surrounding open-source development,…

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Experimenting with AI: My Experience Creating a Closed Domain QA Chatbot

James Brill, graduate developer and Louise Corti, Director of Collections Development and Producer Relations at the UK Data Service introduce us to the world of developing an innovative chatbot for answering research data management queries. A chatbot is a computer program which responds to user input either by textual data (typing) or audio data (speaking)….

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