Planning to Use 2018 NZ Census Data?

There is a New Zealand Census coming up on Tuesday 6 March 2018. As at that day, there will be a data ‘snapshot’ of all people and dwellings in the country. It’s like Researcher Christmas!

If you’re planning to use 2018 census data in your research, you might like to attend a presentation and workshop next week run by Statistics New Zealand. They’ll talk about timelines for data release, and answer your questions. Details below.

Venue: Auckland Council Main Building, 135 Albert Street, Room 28.3
Time: Tue 13 Feb, 2-4pm

Registration: please email censusexternalrelations@stats.govt.nz, stating your name, role, organisation, and which session/s you wish to attend. Spaces will be limited; please register your interest soon.

 

Presentation (60 mins) – includes a Q&A session
For any customers interested in information coming from the 2018 Census, when it will be available, and our initial thinking around content and functionality.

Information we’ll cover:

  • the 2018 Census proposed products and services mix
  • customer questions about the 2018 data and products
  • discussion on whether the proposed mix meets customer needs
  • the first release of 2018 Census data.

 

Workshop (60 mins)
Targeted at customers who plan to use census data to create their own outputs:

  • identifying customers planned uses of 2018 Census data
  • timeliness of access to census data
  • potential overlap in data outputs
  • opportunities for collaboration.
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About Anaise Irvine

Dr Anaise Irvine is the Editor of Thesislink. She has a research background in science and narrative. Her PhD research analysed how contemporary films and novels represent genetic engineering as a social justice issue. She has previously researched fictional representations of evolution and quantum mechanics. She has taught such diverse texts as Blade Runner and Bridget Jones’s Diary, and her most obscure skill is being able to turn novels into phylogenetic trees!

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