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.
Feasibility of using linked dataset to evaluate early interventions to prevent violent crime
25 July 2022
In this blog, Dr Rosie Cornish of the University of Bristol describes the findings of her research. Her project team has been examining the feasibility of using the de-identified Ministry of Justice (MoJ)-Department for Education...
Administrative Data Research UK: Unlocking Linked Data for Research on Children and Young People
14 June 2022
In this blog, ADR UK Research Manager Balint Stewart explores how linked data sources can support policy-relevant research into the experiences of children and young people.
How do different types of social care involvement affect children’s education and offending outcomes?
24 March 2022
In this blog, ADR UK Research Fellow Dr Anna Leyland explains how her research will explore the impact of different experiences of formal child social care involvement.
Exploring the impact of education and social care on offending patterns
16 March 2022
In this blog, ADR UK Research Fellow Dr Hannah Dickson explains how her research will support more effective interventions to prevent prolific offending by identifying the early drivers of this behaviour.