Farming and farmers in Northern Ireland: Working in partnership to create a data linking project
1 September 2022
In this latest edition of the AD|ARC blog series, Orla Bateson from the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) discusses the development of the Census Agricultural Research Study (CARS) and the next steps in Northern Ireland.
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.
ONS Education Symposium: When education data met speed dating
18 August 2022
Impact Manager Abbie Bevan and Senior Engagement Manager Emma Atkinson from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) share their reflections on a recent event.
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).