News & Blogs
New study shows notable regional differences in drug-related mortality in Northern Ireland
25 March 2020
Recent work by NISRA (ADR Northern Ireland) researchers using the linked Northern Ireland Mortality Study (NIMS) provides novel, socio-demographic insights into drug-related deaths in Northern Ireland.
Can we use linked administrative data to identify social disadvantage?
6 February 2020
Dr Serena Pattaro from the Scottish Centre for Administrative Data Research (SCADR) shares her reflections on the value of longitudinal administrative data as a reliable alternative or complement to survey data.
Study sheds light on migrants’ use of psychotropic medication in Northern Ireland
21 January 2020
A study published by ADR NI researchers has found underuse of mental services by first generation migrants. This open access study, undertaken as part of ADR NI’s migrant health project, aimed to explore the uptake of medication for different mental health difficulties by migrant residents in Northern Ireland.
Health inequalities and the migrant population in Northern Ireland: Exploring the evidence
13 December 2019
ADR Northern Ireland recently held the second event in its policy and research symposium series, this time focusing on migrants and health inequalities. ADR NI’s Elizabeth Nelson reflects on the topics covered on the day, and why meaningful engagement with stakeholders is so important.
Data Insights: Deprivation and informal care at the end of life
5 November 2019
ADR Scotland's ‘Data Insights’ briefings share snapshots of findings from research projects using linked administrative data. This week, SCADR Research Fellow Anna Schneider PhD shares findings from her work on informal care at the end of life.