Administration Data Research Centre Scotland

  The Administrative Data Research Centre (ADRC) - Scotland aims to make research and make available de-identified administrative data to the research community.
The ADRC will have a core service that will:
•provide state-of-the-art facilities for research access to de-identified administrative data by accredited researchers
•provide data management and statistical analysis support functions for external researchers accessing the data
•engage in training, capacity building, and public engagement
and a set of developmental work packages that will:
•conduct original research using linked administrative data and important analytical and methodological approaches that support the creation of research useful datasets
•Explore important aspects of the legal environment and public acceptability of the new linkages that the ADRC's will naturally be engaged with it will do this through a support unit providing researchers with a single, initial point of contact for the Scottish ADRC
•A central team of data scientists - researching administrative datasets and supporting researchers through the support unit
•A wide circle of collaborating academics - covering the spectrum of administrative data holding sectors driving forward the data scientists (central team) and bespoke research projects

  • Start Date:

    1 January 2015

  • End Date:

    31 October 2018

  • Activity Type:

    Externally Funded Research

  • Funder:

    Economic and Social Research Council

  • Value:

    £197809

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