News & blogs
ADR UK 2023 PhD studentships cohort begin their projects
25 October 2023
22 PhD studentships supported by ADR UK have now commenced. Hosted by supervisors across 13 of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs),these students will access the full breadth of ADR UK flagship datasets to conduct quantitative research and answer policy-relevant research questions.
New data can help inform policies that promote adequate retirement saving
31 August 2023
Helen Miller from the Institute for Fiscal Studies describes in this blog how a project linking tax records to data on private pension saving could benefit those preparing for retirement, particularly the self-employed.
ADR UK invests further funding in AD|ARC: A UK-wide agricultural data programme
7 March 2023
ADR UK is providing a second phase of funding for the Administrative Data | Agricultural Research Collection (AD|ARC) programme. This four-nation project will increase understanding of farmer and farm household resilience in response to a changing economic and policy environment.
Scout and Guide participation boosts later life health
27 October 2022
Children who participated in Scouts or Guides were around 35% more likely to report excellent health at age 50 compared to their peers, findings show.
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.