SPN Data Centres

SPN Data Centres

This page provides a list of organisations that provide access to their sensitive datasets from SafePods.  Researchers must have a project with a Data Centre that requires a safe setting for dataset access before a SafePod can be booked and used.

For further details about the type and availability of datasets visit the individual Data Centre's website or contact them direct.


 

UK Data Service

About

The UK Data Service (UKDS) is a national data service that provides researchers with access to a range of social and economic data collections including UK census data and government funded surveys as well as qualitative and business data.

Research Datasets

The UKDS contains over 6000 dataset collections. This includes major UK government-sponsored surveys, cross-national surveys, longitudinal studies, UK census data, international aggregate, business data, and qualitative data. Approved researchers can access the majority of the UKDS Secure Lab datasets from SafePods.

Contact

For further information about UKDS datasets contact help@ukdataservice.ac.uk or visit the UKDS website.

SAIL Databank

About

SAIL stands for Secure Anonymised Information Linkage. The SAIL Databank is a world-class flagship for the robust secure storage and use of anonymised person-based data for research to improve health, well-being and services. Its databank of anonymised data about the population of Wales is internationally recognised.

Research Datasets

SAIL Databank is a repository of health and administrative data that can be used to build rich longitudinal cohorts for research. SAIL Databank is comprised of some of the best characterised population data in the world, and contains a range of high-quality data and metadata. Approved researchers can access SAIL Databank datasets from SafePods.

Contact

For further information about SAIL Databank datasets contact SAILDatabank@swansea.ac.uk or visit the SAIL Databank website.

Office for National Statistics

About

The Office for National Statistics are the UK’s largest independent producer of official statistics. They are responsible for collecting and publishing statistics related to the economy, population and society at national, regional and local levels. They also conduct the census in England and Wales every 10 years.

Research Datasets

The Secure Research Service (SRS) is a facility in the ONS that enables access to restricted microdata from ONS surveys and other confidential datasets for research purposes. Approved researchers can access SRS surveys and datasets from SafePods. This includes datasets from the Ministry of Justice and the Department for Education.

Contact

For further information about Secure Research Service datasets email research.support@ons.gov.uk, phone 01329 447871 or visit the ONS website.