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New linked dataset available to provide insights into earnings and employment in Britain

The ADR UK funded Wage and Employment Dynamics (WED) initiative that aims to provide new insights into the dynamics of ...
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Teaching researchers about data protection law: a terrible idea

Written by Elizabeth Green (UWE Bristol), Felix Ritchie (UWE Bristol) and Amy Tilbrook (University of Edinburgh) Many researchers in the ...
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DRAGoN Seminar: Sphere transgressions: Risks and Benefits of the Digitisation of Health

The digitalization of health and medicine has engendered a proliferation of new collaborations between public health institutions and data corporations, ...
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UWE staff appointed to help ESRC plan its data infrastructure strategy

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the body that allocates and oversees social science research funding across the UK ...
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What are the output disclosure control issues associated with qualitative data?

Green paper Elizabeth Green1, Felix Ritchie 1, Libby Bishop2, Deborah Wiltshire 2, Simon Parker 3, Allyson Flaster 4 and Maggie ...
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Legal bases and Using Secure Data for Research

Researchers requesting microdata (individual records) from data centres or data access panels are usually required to describe the legal basis ...
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Welcome to the Data Research, Access & Governance Network (DRAGoN) blog

Welcome to the Data Research, Access and Governance Network (DRAGoN) blog where we will share the latest updates and projects ...
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Event Summary: Rules vs Principles-based Regulations, what can we learn from different professions?

Bristol Centre for Economics and Finance hosted an online event on 28th May 2020: Rules vs. Principles-based Regulation: What can ...
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‘Five Safes’ or ‘One Plus Four Safes’? Musing on project purpose

by Felix Ritchie and Francesco Tava A recent working paper discusses the ‘Fives Safes’ framework for confidential data governance and ...
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Checking research outputs for confidentiality risks

By Professor Felix Ritchie and Anthea Springbett UWE Bristol has recently been commissioned by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) ...
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Australia’s bold proposals for government data sharing

By Felix Ritchie. In August I spent a week in Australia working with the new Office of the National Data ...
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Training Researchers to Work with Confidential Data: A New Approach

Prof Felix Ritchie of UWE’s Business School has recently spent time with the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency and ...
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