Using linked data to evaluate special educational needs provision and offending risk
20 January 2023
Dr Alice Wickersham is an ADR UK Research Fellow exploring associations between school performance trajectories and offending behaviour. In this blog, she shares some opportunities and challenges around the potential for target trial emulation in this area of research. This involves applying design principles from randomised controlled trials to the analysis of observational datasets.
An analysis of Covid-19 deaths and equality in Northern Ireland
18 January 2023
ADR Northern Ireland researchers recently published analysis of Covid-19 deaths and equality in Northern Ireland.
ADR UK grants 20 PhD studentship opportunities focused on quantitative research using linked administrative data
16 December 2022
ADR UK is delighted to announce the 20 PhD studentship opportunities to be hosted by supervisors across 13 of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs). These PhD studentships will use ADR UK’s new linked flagship datasets to answer policy-relevant research questions. Students are expected to begin their PhDs in October 2023 and will be funded through an investment of £1.9 million from ADR UK.
Reflections on organising the 2022 International Population Data Linkage Network Conference
15 December 2022
In this blog, ADR UK Director Dr Emma Gordon and ADR Scotland Co-Director Professor Chris Dibben discuss and reflect on their experience of planning the 2022 International Population Data Linkage Network (IPDLN) Conference.