Violence-related incidents and underlying vulnerability
This research will explore how factors like mental health conditions, drug use and alcohol relate to incidents of violence and related demands for public services in Scotland.
Illegal drug consignments
This research aims to explore the illegal drugs supply in Scottish communities (particularly by post), focusing on the impacts of law enforcement tactics used to counter the delivery of drugs.
Drug related deaths and contact with emergency services
This research aims to gain a broader understanding of the patterns of contact with services (in particular emergency services) prior to drug-related deaths in Scotland.
Health and employment retention
This research aims to understand the driving factors of employment retention for those affected by physical and mental health conditions in Scotland.
Assessing the impact of benefit sanctions on health
This research aims to assess whether benefit sanctions have unintended impacts on claimant health and use of health services in Scotland.
Understanding Children's Outcomes in Scotland
This data linkage project is bringing together pupil census data for Scotland with Scottish Government data on looked after children, children’s health, births and deaths, the 2001/2011 national census, and more.
Understanding social circumstances of the veteran population
This study aims to provide an overview of the social circumstances of the Scottish veterans population and to compare and contrast their situation to a comparable group of people drawn from the general population.
Investigating positive youth development
This study aims to examine the impact of chilhood participation in Scouts, Guides and other similar organisations upon mental health in later life in Scotland.
Selective schooling and long-term health
This study uses data from a 1950s Aberdeen birth cohort for whom test score, secondary school attended and later life health are available to test the impact of secondary schooling on health in the region.