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Ministry of Justice Data First team wins award for outstanding collaboration across government and academia
23 January 2024
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) Data First team has been awarded the Analysis in Government Collaboration Award by the Analysis Function at the Office for National Statistics. The award recognises outstanding collaboration both across and beyond government boundaries in delivering impactful analysis. Data First is an ambitious and pioneering data-linking programme led by the MoJ and funded by ADR UK.
Exploring the family justice experience of young mothers in England
2 November 2023
ADR UK Research Fellow Dr Mariam Abouelenin has just started using the Family Court-Cafcass linked dataset in the SAIL Databank. In this blog, she describes some of the challenges young mothers face in the family justice system and how her research could help improve their experiences.
Express your interest: Showcase of research findings from linked justice system, social care and education data
26 September 2023
Calling those with an interest in improving the lives of young people! We are hosting a full-day event in London on Thursday 12 October to share some new research findings on the relationship between education policy and youth...
First two Cabinet Office-funded Evaluation Fellows to use administrative data in evaluating justice services
31 March 2023
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and ADR UK are pleased to announce two Evaluation Fellowships are underway at the Ministry of Justice (MoJ). Funded by the Cabinet Office’s Evaluation Accelerator Fund, Professor Ian Brunton-Smith and Georgina Mathlin have joined MoJ to explore the feasibility of using linked administrative data to evaluate the impact of justice services. This is a jointly led opportunity by the ESRC and MoJ.