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.
A new user guide for Python code to develop synthetic data
10 March 2023
This blog by Emily Oliver, Head of Research & Capacity Building at ADR UK, explains the importance of synthetic data for research. It explores the potential of a prototype Python notebook and user guide in creating secure, low-fidelity versions of this data.
Enforced alcohol abstinence: does it reduce reoffending?
9 March 2023
In this blog, ADR UK Research Fellow Dr Carly Lightowlers describes how she is using de-identified, administrative data to explore how alcohol-related treatment or monitoring requirements are being used and whether these are reducing reoffending. This project is using probation and criminal justice linked datasets made available through the Ministry of Justice Data First programme.