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.
ADR Wales recognised as data collaboration exemplar in Digital Strategy for Wales
9 April 2021
ADR Wales has been recognised as an exemplar for data collaboration in the new Welsh Government Digital Strategy for Wales.
Funding opportunity: a unique chance to shape data science at the heart of UK government
8 April 2021
The Economic and Social Research Council and ADR UK are now accepting applications for up to four new data science fellows to spend a year collaborating with 10 Downing Street’s data science team and the Office for National Statistics.
Occupational mental health issues didn’t start with Covid-19 – but they have been exacerbated
31 March 2021
On 3 March 2021, ADRC NI held is fourth research and policy symposium: ‘Working and caring through Covid: How the pandemic has affected workers’ mental health’. Elizabeth Nelson discusses the key issues covered.
Associations of alcohol-specific mortality in Northern Ireland
25 March 2021
The Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) has today published research examining recent trends and socio-economic associations in alcohol-specific mortality in the Northern Ireland population.
ADR Wales looks at school absence for children living in homeless households
24 March 2021
ADR Wales has released its latest publication analysing the effect that living in a homeless household has on school attendance.
Data Insights: The overlap of substance misuse and housing issues
23 March 2021
Dr Ian Thomas of ADR Wales explores the overlap of substance misuse and housing issues in a new Data Insight.
How can data linking help to strengthen farmers across the UK? A public health perspective
23 March 2021
Alisha Davies from Public Health Wales discusses the importance of linked administrative data for improving the lives of farmers and farming communities across the UK.
Supporting researchers to apply data ethics
18 March 2021
In this blog, Simon Whitworth, Head of Data Ethics at the UK Statistics Authority, highlights their ethics self-assessment tool and asks for researchers’ help in improving it.
Providing timely evidence of Covid-19 related deaths in Northern Ireland
5 March 2021
Statisticians in the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA), part of ADR Northern Ireland, have recently published detailed reports analysing Covid-19 related deaths in Northern Ireland up to 31 January 2021.
Educational attainment disparities in Northern Ireland: The use of administrative data to understand these complexities
25 February 2021
A new Data Insight from ADR Northern Ireland, explores the influence of a pupil’s socio-demographic profile and school factors on GCSE attainment outcomes.