Extending the opportunities for prevention of suicide: Linking dispensing data to the Welsh Suicide Information Database (SID-Cymru)
This research project will examine patterns of prescription and dispensing among people who died by suicide and matched controls in the Welsh Suicide Information Database (SID-Cymru).
Association between Mental Health Disorders and Patterns of Education in Children & Young People in Wales
The aim of this study is to explore educational attainment, levels of school absenteeism and exclusion in Welsh children and young people diagnosed with mental health disorders and/or alcohol and drug misuse.
Exploring any impact of the Welsh School-based Counselling Strategy to roll out Counselling services to all secondary schools across Wales.
This is an e-cohort study of trends in the incidence of recorded depression and anxiety diagnoses and symptoms and antidepressant/anxiolytic prescriptions in children and young people in schools across Wales.
Access to dental and orthodontic services in Northern Ireland after policy change
This project will link and analyse the 2011 Census with the Dental Reimbursement Database from Business Services Organisation (BSO) for Northern Ireland to allow policymakers to understand the impact or lack thereof of dental healthcare policy versus its intended impact and utility.
Mental health and self-harming behaviours in university students in Wales: Risk factors and trajectories
This is a unique study exploring mental health conditions and self-harm among university students in Wales. The study aims to fill the gap in what we know about students’ mental health.
Understanding participation in post-compulsory education and training
This research project will analyse how individuals who are resident in Wales progress through secondary school, into sixth forms and on to further education colleges for post-16 education.
The role of careers guidance in supporting participation in higher education
This research will examine the receipt of careers guidance received by children in Welsh schools and how this is influenced by pupils’ demographic and academic characteristics.
Assessing the effectiveness of ESF-funded labour market programmes in Wales
This project assesses the effectiveness of European Social Fund (ESF) funding focused on developing skills for employment in Wales, asking whether or not these programmes have a demonstrable effect on the outcomes of participants.
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.