News & blogs
How does time in care impact young people’s educational attainment?
8 December 2023
This blog by Dr Xiaohui Zhang describes her research examining the impact of time in care on educational attainment of young people aged 16-18 in England. Xiaohui is an ADR UK Research Fellow using the Growing Up in England dataset.
Engaging with peers as an early career researcher: Reflections on the ADR UK Conference 2023
6 December 2023
Claire Grant won the award for best student oral presentation at the ADR UK Conference 2023. Here, she reflects on her experiences at the conference, and on the landscape for early career researchers using administrative data.
Predicted grades for university admissions and student application outcomes
4 December 2023
In this blog, ADR UK Research Fellow Dr Konstantina Maragkou discusses her work using the Grading and Admissions Data for England (GRADE) dataset. Her project is exploring the relationship between student and school characteristics, and the accuracy of teacher-predicted grades for university admissions.
In pictures: The ADR UK Conference 2023
1 December 2023
In November, the ADR UK Conference 2023 brought 400 delegates to Birmingham to exchange knowledge and ideas. The conference focused on the theme of Public data for resilience and inclusion: Using administrative data to inform policy and practice in challenging times.
Scottish Centre for Administrative Data Research (SCADR) is hiring: Administrative Support Officer
1 December 2023
We are looking for a SCADR Administrative Support Officer to join our small core support team, based within the Bayes Centre, Edinburgh. The successful candidate will enjoy working within a team, be confident in engaging with a large and diverse range of people within University and externally, and be able to effectively manage and prioritise a varied workload.