New funding for the Department for Education will drive up use of linked education data for policy-relevant research
23 March 2023
ADR UK will provide over £1 million funding to the Department for Education (DfE) to support streamlining access for accredited researchers to the department’s administrative data. This will realise greater value for analysis and research.
Scout and Guide participation boosts later life health
27 October 2022
Children who participated in Scouts or Guides were around 35% more likely to report excellent health at age 50 compared to their peers, findings show.
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.
Research initiative harnesses linked government data to improve children’s services
31 July 2019
ADR UK has announced that it is working with the Office for National Statistics and the Department for Education to link and anonymise data from the 2011 Census with educational attainment data about England for research purposes.