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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.
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.
Linking education and hospital data in England: new publication demonstrates ECHILD linkage process and quality
22 September 2021
A new publication from the ECHILD research team, ‘Linking education and hospital data in England: linkage process and quality’, has been published in the International Journal of Population Data Science.
The personal cost of health conditions in childhood: A new approach using disease-specific datasets
17 February 2021
Robert French from Cardiff University discusses how a new project enabling linkage of disease-specific health data to education data for England and Wales will improve the scope for research on the associations between educational and health measures.