The Administrative Data Research Network makes it possible for trained researchers to use administrative data for social and economic
The following pages highlight some of the Network engagement activities with different public audiences across the UK.
The Network is structured in five parts, the Administrative Data Service, led by the University of Essex, which coordinates the Network, and four administrative data research centres, one for each of the countries of the UK:
- England, led by the University of Southampton
- Northern Ireland, led by Queen’s University Belfast
- Scotland, led by the University of Edinburgh
- Wales, led by Swansea University
Find out about the Administrative Data Research Network, the kind of activities ADRN organises and the opportunities to get involved.
The ADRN understands how important it is to listen to and engage with members of the public about the different areas of work the Network carries out.
The ADRN appreciate the need for public engagement. We also understand that researchers need support and assistance to undertake public engagement.
The ADRN understands that public perception and attitudes change and new questions may need to be taken to publics for discussion; to that end researchers are undertaking research with publics across the network.
We try to anticipate and answer questions here from people who are interested in our work.
The ADRN uses specialist language. All these terms are defined in this list.