Understanding the predictors and consequences of homelessness in Northern Ireland
12 February 2024
This project aims to provide robust research evidence for policymakers, practitioners and the public about the causes and consequences of homelessness in Northern Ireland.
ADR UK PhD studentships cohort
24 October 2023
ADR UK is supporting 22 PhD studentships hosted by supervisors at Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs) across the UK. These PhD studentships will use ADR UK’s new linked flagship datasets to answer policy-relevant research questions.
ADR Wales themed projects: Mental Health
22 September 2023
The ADR Wales Mental Health research programme will focus on the matters of anxiety, depression and suicide and self-harm prevention. This is in line with the Welsh Government’s commitment to invest in mental health by redesigning services to “improve prevention, tackle stigma and promote a no-wrong door approach to mental health support”.
ADR Wales themed projects: Skills and Employability
22 September 2023
This innovative programme will continue to work with education partners in Wales to better understand the barriers individuals face in finding meaningful work and accessing the skills and training needed to compete. The programme will address questions of low skills levels in Wales, and the progression from education and training to meaningful jobs against a backdrop of Brexit and the pandemic.
ADR Wales themed projects: Education
8 September 2023
The ADR Wales Education research programme has been developed in line with the Welsh Government’s ambition to deliver a long-term programme of education reform and ensure educational inequalities narrow and standards rise. This is furthered by the commitment that no pupil is ‘left behind’ after the Covid-19 pandemic.
ADR Wales themed projects: Early Years
8 September 2023
Combining expertise from backgrounds in early years, child health, mental health and education to name just a few, the ADR Wales Early Years research team brings together this knowledge to deliver well-rounded policy-informing research. This is needed to help all children - particularly those from deprived backgrounds.
Research Fellows using ADR England flagship datasets
1 September 2023
ADR UK is funding six Research Fellows for 18 months to conduct research and analysis demonstrating the policy impact potential of ADR England flagship datasets. This was the first fellowship opportunity of its kind by ADR UK that...
ADR UK Research Fellows: Understanding experiences of the family justice system
24 August 2023
ADR UK is funding two Research Fellows to conduct research using the newly available Ministry of Justice (MoJ) Data First family court – Cafcass linked dataset. Their research, taking place over 15 months, will generate new insights about children and families’ experiences of the family justice system.
Support for development of Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) data
21 August 2023
The Department for Education’s Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset provides transformational insights about pathways within and beyond education in England. This grant will enable Dr Claire Crawford and a small team of researchers to work in partnership with the LEO Programme team in the Department for Education to help develop the LEO external access offer.
Department for Education: Data Access and Engagement Programme
28 June 2023
This ADR England project is funding the Department for Education (DfE) to make it easier and faster for accredited researchers to gain access to the data they need. The DfE will share more data through the ONS Secure Research Service using the legal gateway provided by the Digital Economy Act. The programme will also enable the DfE to engage with research bodies and academia around data opportunities and policy needs seeking to maximise the value of linked education data.