Irish Research Council opens call for new research fund addressing national and global societal challenges

The Irish Research Council is pleased to announce a pilot call under a new fund for research that addresses national and global societal challenges.

Webinar: Data in Europe: Migration

Wednesday 9 May, 15.00 CET

Data Discovery Workshop: Exploring Data in Europe - with a Focus on European Attitudes and Values

Invitation to CESSDA Workshop: Exploring Data in Europe - with a Focus on European Attitudes and Values

Important Notice: There are ongoing issues with FileSenders backend storage.

Important Notice: There are ongoing issues with FileSenders backend storage.

Irish Survey of Student Engagement (ISSE), 2017 data published

We are happy to announce that data from The Irish Survey of Student Engagement (ISSE), 2017 are now available in SPSS format. This is the fourth wave of data from the ISSE study, with data already available from 2014, 2015 and 2016.

ISSDA awarded the CoreTrustSeal 2017-2019

The Irish Social Science Data Archive (ISSDA) is delighted to announce that we have been awarded the CoreTrustSeal 2017-2019, confirming that ISSDA is a recognised Trusted Digital repository.

EU-SILC 2016 now available

EU-SILC 2016 now available

New Labour Force Survey (LFS) available

Effective from Q3 2017, the Quarterly National Household Survey (QNHS) has been replaced by a new Labour Force Survey (LFS).

National Survey of Public Attitudes to Disability in Ireland, 2017 now available

Data from the National Survey of Public Attitudes to Disability in Ireland, 2017 are now available in SPSS format.

New Data Skills Modules from the UK Data Service

New Data Skills Modules from the UK Data Service

Webinar: Love Data Management

Webinar: Love Data Management

CESSDA launches online data management guide with expert advice on all stages of the research data life cycle.

CESSDA are very proud to announce the launch of their online expert tour guide. Over the past year, eleven CESSDA archives (ADP, AUSSDA, CSDA, DANS, FORS, FSD, GESIS, NSD, SND, So.Da.Net and UK Data Service) have combined forces to create a detailed and thorough guide on data management across the research data life cycle.

ISSDA Christmas Closure

Wishing all our users a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Household Budget Survey (HBS), 2015-2016 now available

Household Budget Survey (HBS), 2015-2016 now available

Changes to CSO Labour Market Statistics

Information Note on Changes to CSO Labour Market Statistics

Early Childhood Care and Education data collection now available

Early Childhood Care and Education data collection from Tallaght West Childhood Development Initiative is now available.

Children's Research Network Call for submissions

Children's Research Network are pleased to make a two calls for submission for upcoming issues of the Children’s Research Digest on the theme of “Archiving Evaluation Data” and “Children and Young People at Play”

Update to TILDA Wave 1

TILDA Wave 1 has been updated by the Data Provider to version 1.7

CESSDA Data Discovery Workshops

The CESSDA Data Discovery Group have organised three data discovery workshops taking place this Autumn. They are all aimed at researchers but cover a range of topics and are happening in Manchester, Cologne and Mannheim.

New Report: Demonstrating the Value & Impact of ISSDA

This report outlines the results of the Irish Social Science Data Archive (ISSDA) Impact Survey carried out in May, 2017. Using the results of this user survey we demonstrate the impact of ISSDA on researchers and the research landscape in Ireland and further afield.

New data from Northside Partnership & UCD Geary Institute now available

The Children’s Profile at School Entry (CPSE) data collection from Northside Partnership & UCD Geary Institute is now available for research purposes.

Updates to CSO datasets

ISSDA has received updates to several CSO datasets including QNHS, HBS and EU-SILC

TILDA Wave 3 Released

We are delighted to announce that TILDA Wave 3 has been release and is now available for research or teaching purposes.

Preparing For Life data launched

ISSDA is delighted to announce that the Preparing for Life data is now available via our usual data application process.

Prevention and Early Intervention Research Grant Call

The Children’s Research Network invites applications for the Prevention and Early Intervention Research Grants scheme.

DATA WORKSHOP: Finding & Reusing Research Data

The Children’s Research Network for Ireland and Northern Ireland (CRNINI) and the Irish Social Science Data Archive (ISSDA) are co-hosting a workshop on accessing and reusing data from ISSDA.

DPC blog post on Quantitative File Formats for Preservation

Our Data Manager has written about quantitative file formats for Social Science research data and long term digital preservation.

ISSDA Impact Survey: Helping to promote your research

ISSDA is investigating the impact that access to secondary data available through ISSDA has had on your research and the research landscape.

GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology

The GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology takes place from from August 3-25 2017 in Cologne.

Upcoming Webinars: Data in Europe

CESSDA is hosting three free webinars introducing data across Europe, as well as focusing data across Europe for researching political behaviour including election studies, comparative surveys and longitudinal data and data across Europe for researching ageing.

Student Activity and Sports Study Ireland (SASSI) now available

ISSDA are delighted to announce that Student Activity and Sports Study Ireland (SASSI) data from 2014-2015 are now available in SPSS format.

New release: Irish Survey of Student Engagement (ISSE) 2016

We are pleased to announce that the Irish Survey of Student Engagement 2016 is now available through ISSDA.

Teagasc National Farm Survey (2000-2015) now available

ISSDA are delighted to announce that Teagasc National Farm Survey data from 2000 - 2015 are now available in Excel formats.

Harmonized TILDA now available

ISSDA are delighted to announce that Harmonized TILDA data are now available in SPSS, SAS and Stata formats.

September Closures

Please note that the ISSDA data provision service will be unattended on Friday 23rd September. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and endeavour to reply to data requests and queries as quickly as possible.

QNHS Voter Participation Module (Q2 2011) now available

QNHS Voter Participation Module (Q2 2011) has been deposited by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) and is now available from ISSDA for research purposes.

Using publicly archived TILDA datasets

Workshop: Using publicly archived TILDA datasets Delivered by TILDA in conjunction with the Irish Social Science Data Archive (ISSDA) and Gateway to Global Aging. Date: 9th September 2016 Venue: Trinity College Dublin Cost: Free

August Closures

Please note that the ISSDA data provision service will be unattended on Friday 19th August and Monday 22nd August. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and endeavour to reply to data requests and queries as quickly as possible.

August 2016 Closures

Please note that the ISSDA data provision service will be unattended on Monday 1st of August due to the August Bank Holiday. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and endeavour to reply to data requests and queries as quickly as possible.

Reduced Staffing July

Please note that the ISSDA office will have reduced staffing on Friday the 15th July 2016 and applications will not be processed on this day. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and endeavour to reply to emails as quickly as possible.

Healthy Ireland Technical Report 2015 Re-issued

There has been a minor edit to the Healthy Ireland technical report 2015. The latest issue of the report is now available on our website: http://www.ucd.ie/issda/data/healthyireland/.

Reduced Staffing June

Please note that the ISSDA office will have reduced staffing on Friday the 17th June 2016 We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

EU SILC 2014 data now available

We are pleased to announce that the CSO have released data from the 2014 Survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC) to ISSDA.

Register now: Anonymising Research Data Workshop

The Children’s Research Network for Ireland and Northern Ireland (CRNINI) and the Irish Social Science Data Archive (ISSDA) are co-hosting a workshop on Anonymising Research Data.

March 2016 Closures

Please note that the ISSDA data provision service will be unattended during the following dates: March 17th and 18th March 25th and 28th We apologise for any inconvenience caused and endeavour to reply to data requests and queries as qickly as possible.

Reduced Service April/May 2016

Please note that the ISSDA office will have reduced staffing between Wednesday 20th April and Wednesday 4th May, 2016. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

New Data Manager

ISSDA would like to extend a warm welcome to Jenny O'Neill, UCD Library's new Data Manager, who started this week. As part of her role, Jenny will be working with ISSDA on a variety of areas, including NESSTAR and the curation and preservation of the datasets.

New Release: Teagasc National Farm Survey 2013 and 2014

We are pleased to announce that the National Farm Surveys for 2013 and 2014 are now available.

EU SILC 2014 data now available

We are pleased to announce that the CSO have released data from the 2014 Survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC) to ISSDA.

Wave 4 of the Infant Cohort of Growing Up in Ireland is now available

Wave 4 of the Infant Cohort of Growing Up in Ireland is now available

Update to Labour Force Survey

Update to Labour Force Survey now available

TILDA Waves 1 and 3 update now available

TILDA Waves 1 and 3 update now available

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