Administrative data for public good.

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Flagship datasets

Covering ADR UK’s eight core strategic research themes – from environment and health to growing old – our flagship datasets have the potential to unlock considerable public good by helping to fill evidence gaps and address pressing policy needs.

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Advancing data research

Publications & reports

Browse all the latest publications from across the ADR UK partnership. ADR UK annual reports can be found on our dedicated microsite

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Impact case studies

Explore the impact of ADR UK and other administrative data research conducted by our partners.

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Spotlight on...

Featured resource: Experiential learning

Experiential learning comes in many types and forms, and can range from a few days to a few months, or even years. ADR UK is working to create a repository of placement, internship, and fellowship opportunities relevant to the ever-expanding community of administrative data users and researchers. 

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Dataset of the month: Looked After Children Dataset - Wales

This dataset provided by the Welsh Government contains anonymised information on children who are on care orders and in placements. Data also covers adoption from care and the number of children and young people leaving care. This data can be used to investigate educational outcomes for looked after children, to assess the mental health needs of children leaving care or to examine inconsistencies and inequalities across care system. It will enable research to inform better policymaking that supports timely interventions to improve looked after children’s outcomes and relieve pressures on social services. 

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