Renewed ADR UK funding for groundbreaking Data First programme
3 October 2022
ADR UK is investing over £2.3 million in the Ministry of Justice Data First programme. This will enable the pioneering data-linkage and academic engagement programme to continue for a further three years.
Data linkage project to increase understanding of the employment experiences of migrant workers
30 September 2022
ADR UK is funding University of the West of England initiative, Wage and Employment Dynamics, to link HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) data on migrant workers to a dataset on employees’ wages, occupations and hours. The linked dataset will make it possible to better understand the working experiences of migrants compared with the rest of the population in Great Britain.
ADR UK funds major new data linkage projects to address vital policy questions
31 August 2022
ADR UK is delighted to announce the first series of projects to receive funding from our research-ready data and access call, an investment of over £3.8 million. Covering a diverse range of topics – from environment and health to growing old – these investments will help to fill gaps in evidence and address pressing policy needs.
Splink: Free software for probabilistic record linkage at scale
24 August 2022
In this blog, Ministry of Justice (MoJ) data scientist Robin Linacre introduces Splink, a free and open source software library for record linkage at scale that has now been downloaded over three million times. This software implements a best-practice approach, and has been developed as part of the Data First programme, ADR UK’s collaboration with MoJ.
Funding opportunity: Using linked justice system administrative data to evaluate the impact of justice services
8 August 2022
[NOW CLOSED] We are accepting applications for two Evaluation Fellows to carry out an ambitious 18-month project funded by the Cabinet Office’s Evaluation Accelerator Fund. his is a jointly led opportunity between the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Ministry of Justice (MoJ).