An interim ADR UK position statement on synthetic data
The purpose of this statement is to communicate the current position of ADR UK on the issues of synthetic data production, access, governance and use. These issues are evolving, so ADR UK’s position will be updated in line with new findings and developments.
The legal framework for accessing data
ADR UK (Administrative Data Research UK) uses a range of legal gateways to access data for research purposes depending on the type of data being used. UK Government broadly sets the legal framework, however there are some differences between nations due to devolved government powers. This publication sets out the legal framework for using administrative data for research in the UK.
ADR UK Annual Report 2021-22
In our fourth year, we have undertaken a wide variety of projects in support of our mission. Following the successful completion of our pilot phase in 2021, we have set out ambitious plans across the partnership to bridge the gap between government and academia. Read our 2021-22 Annual Report to find out more.
Public perceptions of public good: A dialogue
ADR UK and the Office for Statistics Regulation have published the results of a UK-wide public dialogue, undertaken in collaboration, to explore what the public perceive as the ‘public good’ use of data for research and statistics.
ADR UK responds to the ICO's call for views: anonymisation, pseudonymisation and privacy enhancing technologies guidance (chapters 1-3)
In this response to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)'s call for views, we discussed the use of different terms, accessibility, and the importance of protecting the value of data for research in the public interest.
ADR UK response to ICO call for views: anonymisation, pseudonymisation and privacy enhancing technologies guidance
In this response from ADR UK regarding the ICO call for views: anonymisation, pseudonymisation and privacy enhancing technologies guidance, we have discussed the complexity of anonymisation, the uses of functional anonymisation, and the relations to other guidance.
ADR UK Training and Capacity Building Strategy, 2021-26
The new ADR UK Training and Capacity Building Strategy sets out five routes to help researchers to understand the potential of administrative data, to help them to access it and to train them to use it.
ADR UK Annual Report 2020-21
In our third year of operation, we have continued to strengthen partnerships between academia and government, reached several important milestones with our projects, and secured funding to continue our work on data linkage until 2026. Read our 2020-21 Annual Report to find out more.