12 March 2020
Heavy alcohol consumption by mothers during pregnancy is associated with developmental problems in their children. However, the impact of light to moderate consumption on the long-term health and educational attainment up to adolescence has not been established.This project aims to investigate the association between alcohol use of mothers during pregnancy and health and educational attainment of their children up to age 14 years.
This project is funded by ADR Wales via its core grant from the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) as an ADR UK partner.
Data linkage project to increase understanding of the employment experiences of migrant workers
30 September 2022
ADR UK is funding University of the West of England initiative, Wage and Employment Dynamics, to link HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) data on migrant workers to a dataset on employees’ wages, occupations and hours. The linked dataset will make it possible to better understand the working experiences of migrants compared with the rest of the population in Great Britain.
We're hiring: Communications & Engagement Officer
23 September 2022
Applications close 13 October. ADR UK is looking for a Communications & Engagement Officer to coordinate the ADR UK website, social media channels and email newsletters.
ADR Wales is hiring: Research Fellow - WISERD
21 September 2022
Applications close 4 October 2022. The Wales Institute for Social and Economic Research and Data, based within Cardiff University School of Social Sciences, wishes recruit a Research Fellow to lead the work of the WISERD Education Data Lab.
IPDLN 2022 Conference brings together data researchers from across the globe to share ideas
8 September 2022
The International Population Data Linkage Network (IPDLN) 2022 Conference has kicked off to a successful start in Edinburgh, with a rich variety of speeches and workshops. Running from Wednesday 7 – Friday 9 September, the conference brings together researchers, analysts and data professionals from around the world.
New linked dataset available to provide insights into earnings and employment in England and Wales
8 September 2022
The ADR UK funded Wage and Employment Dynamics initiative that aims to provide new insights into the dynamics of earnings and employment has made a new dataset available. Accredited researchers can now apply to use the de-identified Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) - 2011 Census linked dataset from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Secure Research Service.
DARE UK has published recommendations for a coordinated national infrastructure for sensitive data research
2 September 2022
The DARE UK (Data and Analytics Research Environments UK) programme, led in partnership with ADR UK, has published a summary of findings and recommendations from Phase 1 of the programme to date.
Funding opportunity: 20 PhDs using linked administrative data
1 September 2022
ADR UK is accepting applications for Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Doctoral Training Partnerships to host PhD studentships focused on quantitative research using linked administrative data.
Farming and farmers in Northern Ireland: Working in partnership to create a data linking project
1 September 2022
In this latest edition of the AD|ARC blog series, Orla Bateson from the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) discusses the development of the Census Agricultural Research Study (CARS) and the next steps in Northern Ireland.
ADR UK funds major new data linkage projects to address vital policy questions
31 August 2022
ADR UK is delighted to announce the first series of projects to receive funding from our research-ready data and access call, an investment of over £3.8 million. Covering a diverse range of topics – from environment and health to growing old – these investments will help to fill gaps in evidence and address pressing policy needs.
Splink: Free software for probabilistic record linkage at scale
24 August 2022
In this blog, Ministry of Justice (MoJ) data scientist Robin Linacre introduces Splink, a free and open source software library for record linkage at scale that has now been downloaded over three million times. This software implements a best-practice approach, and has been developed as part of the Data First programme, ADR UK’s collaboration with MoJ.