Understanding Society is a world-leading study about 21st century UK life and how it is changing. It captures important information about people’s social and economic circumstances, attitudes, behaviours and health.
Survey and health data is available to researchers from the UK Data Service, with genetic data held at the EGA: however applications for genetic information linked with other data will always be considered by the METADAC.
For more detailed enquiries on the available resources, please visit Understanding Society’s health and genetic data pages.
Application form and policy document
METADAC’s application form and policy information for Understanding Society are available at the links below.
The previous (USDAC committee) policy applied for METADAC applications until 22 February 2016.