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Safety in numbers: Minimum thresholding, Maximum bounds and Little White Lies : The case of the mean and standard deviation (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Derrick, B., Green, E., Kember, K., Ritchie, F., & White, P. (2022, April). Safety in numbers: Minimum thresholding, Maximum bounds and Little White Lies : The case of the mean and standard deviation. Paper presented at Scottish Economic Society, Glasgow

Reporting the sample mean, sample standard deviation and sample size could in some cases lead to the unique identification of the underpinning sample. The likelihood of this reveal via direct enumeration of the possible search space decreases with i... Read More about Safety in numbers: Minimum thresholding, Maximum bounds and Little White Lies : The case of the mean and standard deviation.

Automatic Checking of Research Outputs (ACRO): A tool for dynamic disclosure checks (2021)
Journal Article
Green, E., Smith, J., & Ritchie, F. (2021). Automatic Checking of Research Outputs (ACRO): A tool for dynamic disclosure checks. ESS Statistical Working Papers, 2021 Edition, https://doi.org/10.2785/75954

This paper discusses the issues surrounding the creation of an automatic tool to reduce the burden of output checking in research environments. It describes ACRO (Automatic Checking of Research Outputs), a Stata tool written as a proof-of-concept, an... Read More about Automatic Checking of Research Outputs (ACRO): A tool for dynamic disclosure checks.

The present and future of confidential microdata access: Post-workshop report (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Green, E., Ritchie, F., Tava, F., Ashford, W., & Ferrer Breda, P. (2021, July). The present and future of confidential microdata access: Post-workshop report. Presented at The Present and Future of Microdata Access

In the summer of 2021, the University of the West of England, in collaboration with UN Economic Commission for Europe, Eurostat, INXEDA and statistical organisations across the world, hosted a workshop to review lessons learnt in microdata access ove... Read More about The present and future of confidential microdata access: Post-workshop report.

The present and future of confidential microdata access [draft] (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Green, E., & Ritchie, F. (2021, July). The present and future of confidential microdata access [draft]. Presented at The Present and Future of Microdata Access

This briefing document was prepared for the DRAGoN conference 'The Present and Future of Microdata Access', 5th-9th July 2021. It provides an introduction to the topics to be covered in the conference.

Process and economic evaluation of the ODI R&D programme: Final report (2021)
Report
Ritchie, F., Tava, F., Whittard, D., Green, E., Beata Kreft, M., & Alves, K. (2021). Process and economic evaluation of the ODI R&D programme: Final report. London: Open Data Institute

The Open Data Institute was funded by Innovate UK to undertake a major programme of Research and Development on "Data Innovation for the UK", which was re-scoped and funded on a yearly basis for a total of 4 years (called, for short, "The R&D program... Read More about Process and economic evaluation of the ODI R&D programme: Final report.

Financial resilience, income dependence and organisational survival in UK charities (2021)
Journal Article
Green, E., Ritchie, F., Bradley, P., & Parry, G. (2021). Financial resilience, income dependence and organisational survival in UK charities. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 32, 992–1008. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11266-020-00311-9

The financial well-being of the charity sector has important social implications. Numerous studies have analysed whether the concentration of income in a few sources increases financial vulnerability. However, few studies have systematically consider... Read More about Financial resilience, income dependence and organisational survival in UK charities.

Frameworks, principles and accreditation in modern data management (2020)
Working Paper
Ritchie, F., & Green, E. Frameworks, principles and accreditation in modern data management

The Five Safes framework is increasingly widely used for data governance. Since its conception in 2003, it has influenced data management in many ways, particularly in the public sector. As it has become established, both the advantages and limitatio... Read More about Frameworks, principles and accreditation in modern data management.

Keeping it real: Towards a documentary film policy for the UK (2020)
Report
Presence, S., Spicer, A., Quigley, A., & Green, E. (2020). Keeping it real: Towards a documentary film policy for the UK. Bristol: AHRC

This report presents the findings of a survey of UK feature documentary producers and directors that was conducted in the summer of 2019 under the auspices of the ‘UK Feature Docs’ research project, an AHRC-funded study of the UK’s feature-length doc... Read More about Keeping it real: Towards a documentary film policy for the UK.

Understanding output checking (2020)
Report
Green, E., Ritchie, F., & Smith, J. (2020). Understanding output checking. Luxembourg: European Commission (Eurostat - Methodology Directorate)

This report for Eurostat (Methodology) considers the conceptual and practical issues that need to be addressed in designing and implementing automatic disclosure control checking for statistical research outputs. The report covers - The basic theo... Read More about Understanding output checking.

Re-thinking the indices of multiple deprivation (for England): A review and exploration of alternative/complementary area-based indicator systems (2018)
Report
Smith, I., Green, E., Whittard, D., & Ritchie, F. (2018). Re-thinking the indices of multiple deprivation (for England): A review and exploration of alternative/complementary area-based indicator systems. London: Power to Change

Power to Change was established by the Big Lottery as an organisation whose mission is to fund community businesses and through such investment make an impact on the most disadvantaged places in England. Through setting its mission to target the most... Read More about Re-thinking the indices of multiple deprivation (for England): A review and exploration of alternative/complementary area-based indicator systems.

A qualitative study of health professionals’ views on using iPads to facilitate distraction during paediatric burn dressing changes (2018)
Journal Article
Green, E., Cadogan, J., & Harcourt, D. (2018). A qualitative study of health professionals’ views on using iPads to facilitate distraction during paediatric burn dressing changes. Scars, Burns & Healing, 4, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1177/2059513118764878

Introduction: Distraction is a non-pharmacologic pain management technique commonly used to avert a person’s attention from procedural pain and distress during stressful procedures such as treatment after a burn injury. In recent years, computer tabl... Read More about A qualitative study of health professionals’ views on using iPads to facilitate distraction during paediatric burn dressing changes.

Lessons learned in training ‘safe users’ of confidential data (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Ritchie, F., Green, E., Newman, J., & Parker, T. (2017, September). Lessons learned in training ‘safe users’ of confidential data. Paper presented at UNECE/Eurostat work session on statistical data confidentiality - 2017

Many statistical organisations require researchers using detailed sensitive data to undergo ‘safe researcher’ training. Such training has traditionally reflected the ‘policing’ model of data protection. This mirrors the defensive stance often adopted... Read More about Lessons learned in training ‘safe users’ of confidential data.

Department of social services data access project final report (2016)
Report
Ritchie, F., & Green, E. (2016). Department of social services data access project final report

This report reviews the context and options available to the Department of Social Service (DSS) in developing its data access strategy, and proposes future developments based upon international practice. The structure of the report is separated into... Read More about Department of social services data access project final report.

Reaching out: Golden Key local evaluation phase 1 summary report (2016)
Report
Gulati, A., Bolden, R., Gasper, R., Green, E., Isaac, B., Kimberlee, R., …Strauss, P. (2016). Reaching out: Golden Key local evaluation phase 1 summary report

This report summarises the findings from Phase 1 of the local evaluation of Golden Key though the first 18 months of initial development, progress towards delivery and operational services delivery from Autumn 2014 to Spring 2016. Bristol Golden... Read More about Reaching out: Golden Key local evaluation phase 1 summary report.

Reaching out: Golden Key local evaluation phase 1 full report (2016)
Report
Gulati, A., Bolden, R., Gasper, R., Green, E., Isaac, B., Kimberlee, R., …Strauss, P. (2016). Reaching out: Golden Key local evaluation phase 1 full report

This report presents a preliminary analysis of the evidence collated for Phase 1 of the local evaluation of Bristol Golden Key. Evidence has been collected between November 2014 and March 2016 through a variety of means, including interviews with aro... Read More about Reaching out: Golden Key local evaluation phase 1 full report.

Financial resilience in charities v.2 (2016)
Report
Green, E., Ritchie, F., Parry, G., & Bradley, P. Financial resilience in charities v.2

Document submitted to the Select Committee on Charities; House of Lords. 30th September 2016

The Difference that Makes the Difference - Final evaluation of the first place-based programmes for Systems Leadership: Local Vision (2015)
Report
Bolden, R., Gulati, A., Ahmad, Y., Burgoyne, J., Chapman, N., Edwards, G., …Spirit, M. (2015). The Difference that Makes the Difference - Final evaluation of the first place-based programmes for Systems Leadership: Local Vision

1. This report outlines findings from Phase 2 of the evaluation of Systems Leadership: Local Vision, conducted by Bristol Leadership Centre on behalf of the Systems Leadership Steering Group. It is the third in a series of reports capturing the lear... Read More about The Difference that Makes the Difference - Final evaluation of the first place-based programmes for Systems Leadership: Local Vision.