Aim: The purpose of this project is to investigate the use of administrative data in capturing small-area measures of social capital.
Does local authority care make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children? Longitudinal analyses of a retrospective electronic cohort.
Aim: The proposed project takes an innovative longitudinal approach to explore the impact of local authority care and adverse experiences on young peoples’ educational attainment and healthcare usage.
Aim: This project proposes to explore the impact of housing assistance on homeless people's use of healthcare services, and their health conditions.
The aim of the study is to investigate the relationship between social security sanctions, poverty and deprivation.
Evaluating the impacts of Welsh Government funded schemes designed to improve the energy efficiency of the homes of low income households on health outcomes through the use of existing data
Aims: To evaluate the impact on people’s health of Welsh Government schemes to improve energy efficiency for low-income households.
Change in alcohol outlet density and alcohol-related harm to population health (CHALICE): a comprehensive record-linked database study in Wales
Aim: To find out if a change in the availability of alcohol leads to a change in the harm that it causes
Exploring differences in the reporting of Welsh language ability: An exploratory study linking survey and Census data
Aim: New research is underway at the Administrative Data Research Centre Wales which aims to help the Welsh Government know more accurately how many Welsh speakers there are.
The Welsh Government Supporting People data linkage feasibility project: Assessing the impacts of Supporting People on health service use in Wales
Aim: To understand the impact of the Welsh Government's Supporting People programme
Aims: To look at the medical history and pathways of individuals who report a disability and those who do not, and to explore the effects that disability status has on employment in Wales
Aims: To examine the effects of local authority housing assistance on the reconviction rates of prison leavers in Scotland.
Individual deprivation in Wales: Exploring the feasibility of constructing a measure using linked data
Aims: To explore the construction of an individual level measure of deprivation using linked data.
Exploring associations between job characteristics and objective and subjective measures of well-being
Aims: To analyse the relationship between job characteristics, worker well-being and health.
Aims: To assess the effectiveness of European Social Fund (ESF) funding focused on developing skills for employment, and ask whether or not these programmes have a demonstrable effect on the outcomes of participants.
Assessing the feasibility of using administrative data to examine risk factors for domestic violence and child sexual exploitation in the Swansea area
Aims: To explore whether linked administrative data can be used to facilitate our understanding of risk factors for Domestic Violence and Child Sexual Exploitation, which will inform any future research in this area.
Aims: To examine the association between certain medications and suicidal behaviour to determine whether some antidepressants, or a combination of medication, leads to an increased risk of suicide. The project will also examine whether changes in employment status or financial circumstances have an effect on suicidal behaviour.
Aims: To examine the effects that illness has on the educational performance of children at different ‘key stages’ in their academic careers.
Understanding the determinants of educational achievement and the association with health and well-being by age 14 in Wales
Aims: To explore what determines educational achievement at ages 11 and 14, as well as routes to educational ‘success’ for different groups of children when considering their background.
Aims: To examine contributing factors in road traffic collisions – such as location, time of day, weather and junction type – and compare accidents involving those aged under 65 and those aged over 65.
Aims: To analyse how Welsh children progress through secondary school, into sixth forms and further education colleges for post-16 education, and to identify different learning pathways and examine factors which affect vocational learning over academic qualifications.
Developing an analytical approach for assessing the effectiveness of the Flying Start programme: analysis of the health and education impacts of Flying Start
Aims: To help the Welsh Government in understanding the health and educational impact of its Flying Start early years programme for families with children under 4 living in disadvantaged areas.
Assessing the health impact of adults’ participation in sport in Wales: investigating the mediating role of accessibility to sports facilities
Aim: To identify the relationship and pathways between the accessibility of sport facilities, self-reported participation in sport, and health for adults in Wales − and whether accessibility to sports facilities contributes to inequalities in health
The Welsh Government Supporting People Data Linkage Project: Assessing the impacts of Supporting People on well-being outcomes and service use in Wales
This study will provide evidence to inform the future policy direction of the Supporting People programme in Wales.
Inclusion and the academisation of English secondary schools: trends in the placement of pupils with significant SEN and those permanently excluded.
This study will explore the impact of the policies on the inclusion of vulnerable pupils in secondary schools. In this proposal vulnerable pupils are defined as those with significant SEN as well as those who experience permanent exclusions.
This project provides an opportunity to explore the prevalence of self-harming of children in care in Wales.
As a part of a wider evaluation, this is looking to establish whether young people accepted into the Engage to Change employment project, but on a waiting list and acting as controls, have lower rates of employment in a 6 month period than those receiving active intervention in the project.
Creating a data linkage toolkit for homelessness, housing related support and social care organisations in Wales: Maximising the potential of data to aid policy and practice
The aim of this project will be to work with a number of third sector organisations in Wales to link their data to routinely collected administrative data, and co-produce analysis which suit their operational needs.
This research project aims to address gaps in our understanding about the determinants of educational and career choices of post-16 learners in the UK, their learning trajectories and transition to work and the influence of various labour market interventions on this transition by exploring the role of careers guidance and advice in encouraging young learners in Wales to progress onto Higher Education.