Data Analysis

Briefings on our latest research, blogs and in-depth commentaries from our cross-disciplinary research community.

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Resources for Researchers

Access to our data and information about our methods plus links to training and other useful resources.

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Recent Commentaries

Missing Data: Understanding UK firms’ investment in and use of new digital technologies at work

18 May 2023

This Data Commentary examines the limitations of existing employer-level datasets for policymakers attempting to navigate the digital transformation of work.

Measuring digital exclusion: Why what is counted is also what counts

29 March 2022

This data commentary offers a critical review of the evidence currently available to understand the nature of digital exclusion in the UK.

Recent Blogs

ChatGPT: from Farce to Tragedy?

15 May 2023

Simone Vannuccini argues that generative AI such as ChatGPT is a very powerful new tool, and yet it is just a tool.

What impact did Furlough Policies have on Workers’ Mental Health?

31 March 2023

Ioulia Bessa on new research comparing the wellbeing of those who experienced reduced working hours, or who stopped work completely, with those who continued to work full-time.

How to make automation work for workers

14 March 2023

David Spencer argues that if workers and society rather than big tech companies such as Amazon are to benefit from automation, they need to have a larger influence and stake in it.