Data Insights: Analysing a season of death and excess mortality in Scotland’s past (June 2021)
This research describes the use of the Scottish Historic Population Platform (SHiPP) to investigate past disease outbreaks to find parallels and learn lessons that help us respond better.
Data Insights: Investigating the effects of class composition and class size on pupils’ attainment in Scottish primary schools (April 2021)
Researchers from ADR Scotland use data linkage to analyse the effects of composite classes and class size on pupils’ attainment in Scotland.
Data Insights: Using data to support law enforcement decision making around illegal drug parcels (February 2021)
This data Insight from ADR Scotland used data from the National Crime Agency on drug parcels intercepted en route to Scotland between 2011 and 2016 to identify what factors were most important in determining which parcels were used to conduct a controlled delivery.
Data Insights: Selective schools: Do they improve health? (January 2021)
This study from ADR Scotland looks at long term effects of education, specifically stratifying students based on their academic ability through selective schooling.
Data Insights: Using data to classify the likely ‘motivation’ of online drug purchasers (January 2021)
This Data Insight from ADR Scotland used data provided by the National Crime Agency about illegal consignments intercepted through the postal service by the UK Border Force and destined for Scotland to establish a new approach for the classification of drug purchases.
ADR UK response to National Data Strategy consultation - December 2020
The ADR UK partnership has responded to the second government consultation on the UK National Data Strategy.
Data Insights: Youth movement, social mobility and health inequalities (November 2020)
This Data Insight from ADR Scotland outlines research that will use the Aberdeen Children of 1950s dataset to examine whether youth movements are related to increased adult social mobility.
Data Insights: The health and economic benefits of active commuting in Scotland (October 2020)
This research links data from the 2001 and 2011 Scottish Census to examine the health and economic benefits of walking and cycling for commuting purposes at a national level in Scotland.
ADR UK Annual Report 2019-20
In our second year in action, we have initiated new partnerships between academia and government, published new research insights, and made important strides with existing projects. Read our 2019-20 Annual Report to find out more.