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Learn how we're working with our partners to revolutionise access to secure datasets and how we're engaging the public. 

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Calling all researchers and data professionals!

Are you interested in sharing your views and experience to help RDS simplify access to public sector data? We’re keen to consult a wide range of people, including researchers, research co-ordinators, evidence-based policy developers, data analysts, data service providers and administrators to inform our work, projects and data access services.

Want to know more about data but don't know where to start? Explore our handy Data Explainers to learn what public sector data is, how it's kept safe and how it’s used in research.

Our projects range from working with our partners on various data projects and steering groups to developing our own Researcher Access Service, which will revolutionise the ways in which researchers from approved organisations gain secure access to public sector data.

Our public engagement work currently comprises three key areas: our Public Engagement Fund, the public panel we run with SCADR, and our work with DARE UK. Discover how we’re raising the profile of data for research through the pages below.

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