Practical help

Workshops to promote and support the use of GUS data were held every 2 years up until 2014. At the moment, no further workshops have been planned. Materials from the workshops are provided below.

If you require any assistance in accessing or using GUS data, or if you have any questions or queries, please get in touch.

GUS Data Workshops 2014

Presentations

Introduction to GUS Data 1 – Survey design and methodology: sampling, weighting and response Paul Bradshaw, ScotCen Social Research

Introduction to GUS Data 2 -Topics, themes and standard measures Paul Bradshaw, ScotCen Social Research

Introduction to GUS Data 3 – Accessing data and documentation Joan Corbett, ScotCen Social Research

Using GUS data – the scope of analysis possibilities Dr Pamela Warner, CRFR, University of Edinburgh

Workshop Presentation – a practical overview of the data

GUS 2014 Data Workshop Handout Booklet

 

GUS Data Workshops Winter 2011/2012

An introduction to GUS data from Years 1-5

Presentations

Working with longitudinal data – an introduction Roxanne Connelly, University of Stirling

Using GUS data for academic research: experiences and challenges Dr Valeria Skafida, University of Edinburgh

Survey design and methodology: sampling, weighting and response Paul Bradshaw, ScotCen Social Research

Topics, themes and standard measures Judith Mabelis, ScotCen Social Research

Accessing GUS data and documentation Paul Bradshaw, ScotCen Social Research

A practical overview of the data Paul Bradshaw, ScotCen Social Research

 

Handouts

Accessing GUS data from the UK Data Service

Standard measures and key analysis variables

GUS Sweep 5 User Guide

GUS Sweep 5 variable list

How to create and merge SPSS datasets

Data management in SPSS

Data management – additional tips

Coping with complex samples 1

Coping with complex samples 2

Practical Exercises

Practical Exercises – answers

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