Developing trajectories of (re)-offending using UK administrative data
17 March 2023
In this blog, ADR UK Research Fellow Dr Hannah Dickson identifies five trajectories which show the different patterns of criminal offending people tend to follow throughout their lives.
Building administrative data research communities to address pressing policy challenges
14 March 2023
In this blog, Karen Powell sets out why ADR UK and partners are funding communities of researchers to advance the use of administrative data in the public interest. Karen is Head of Research Strategy and Commissioning for ADR UK.
Funding opportunity: ADR England Research Community Catalysts
14 March 2023
ADR UK, in collaboration with other co-funders, is inviting applications for three ADR England Research Community Catalyst Awards. Recipients of these awards will develop self-sustaining communities of researchers and wider stakeholders to advance administrative data research for public good. This will include driving up the use of ADR England flagship datasets.
The future of the ONS Secure Research Service: Introducing the Integrated Data Service
9 March 2023
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) Secure Research Service has been providing secure access to de-identified data for accredited researchers for over 15 years. It is one of the largest trusted research environments in the UK.
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.