Remote access to controlled (sensitive personal) data
This training session is aimed at early-career researchers and will introduce them to the UK Data Service SecureLab.
The ability to get access to, link and analyse controlled microdata for research is a crucial skill for any early-career academic. Proficiency in being able to understand and use secure data environments is increasingly important for producing high impact, policy-relevant research outputs.
This training session will introduce early-career researchers to the UKDS SecureLab, in particular, and to secure data environments, in general; their philosophy, access and use conditions; and the resources and support available from the UK Data Service. We will cover the 5 Safes Framework, how to apply to access these data, options for importing and linking data, and access to international controlled microdata via our involvement in the International Data Access Network (IDAN).
By the end of this training session the participants will: