Every day, data from the UK Data Service and the Data Research Centres are used to inform research and influence policy.
If you wish to submit a case study, download the case study form.
These case studies demonstrate how big data are being used in research.
This study, conducted by researchers from the, explores how the growth in online consumption is reshaping the structure of the UK high streets and analyses the resistance of retail centres to the impact of online sales.
The UK aims to considerably reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Part of the challenge involves decarbonising electricity supplied from the national grid, and then electrifying heating, by replacing most of the oil and gas boilers used to heat buildings today with technologies such as heat pumps which run on electricity. Eoghan McKenna and Murray Thomson from Loughborough University have developed athat can provide a suitable basis for future low-carbon network studies.
Find out what others have done with big data:
The UK Data Service website will be undergoing an upgrade to our systems from Thursday 23 August until Wednesday 29 August inclusive. Some parts of the current website, account area and data catalogue will be unavailable. Normal services are expected to resume on 30 August 2018. We apologise for any inconvenience.