News & blogs
The Administrative Data | Agricultural Research Collection project powers on
27 November 2023
The Administrative Data | Agricultural Research Collection (AD|ARC) project hopes to enhance the prosperity and wellbeing of farm households. In this blog, Dr Paul Caskie reflects on what was achieved in the first phase of funding and the plans for the next stage.
Are farming households different to other rural households in Wales? A view from the AD|ARC project
12 October 2023
Stuart Neil is the agriculture and rural affairs statistician working within Welsh Government and a steering group member for the ADR UK-funded Administrative Data | Agricultural Research Collection (AD|ARC) project. In a blog, Stuart discusses the picture emerging from early work on farming households in Wales and how this can help to inform policy decisions that may benefit the people that live in them.
The power of people: a human geographer’s mission to end homelessness
4 September 2023
As we look forward to the ADR UK Conference 2023, our series of blogs delving into the work of its keynote speakers continues. Beth MacDonald (Engagement Officer, Office for National Statistics) sat down with Professor Peter Mackie from the School of Geography and Planning at Cardiff University, to learn more about his impactful work and keynote presentation. To hear more from Peter and our other keynote speakers, along with a variety of engaging sessions, buy your ticket for the conference.
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.
AD|ARC – Forging and strengthening a UK-wide administrative data research network
15 March 2022
Nicholas Webster is a Senior Analyst for the Administrative Data | Agricultural Research Collection. Here he discusses how the project is forging new connections across government, academia and the agricultural sector to meet future evidence needs.