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.
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.
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.
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.
Ethnicity, gender and community sentences
7 March 2023
In this blog, ADR UK Research Fellow Dr Angela Sorsby describes her new project analysing how ethnicity and gender impact upon the requirements and outcomes of community sentences. This project is using the Ministry of Justice Data First probation and criminal justice linked dataset.