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Public engagement

The Administrative Data Research Network makes it possible for trained researchers to use administrative data for social and economic research, while making sure the data remains safe and everyone’s privacy is protected. Public engagement is part of our ethos of transparency and ensures that wider public audiences are aware of the work carried out by the ADRN and the benefits it can provide.  Our public engagement work also includes supporting and enabling researchers to carry out their own effective public engagement around their research areas.

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:

Public engagement across the Network

Find out about the Administrative Data Research Network, the kind of activities ADRN organises and the opportunities to get involved.

Activities and events

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.

Supporting research with public engagement

The ADRN appreciate the need for public engagement. We also understand that researchers need support and assistance to undertake public engagement.

Public engagement research

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.

FAQs

We try to anticipate and answer questions here from people who are interested in our work.

Glossary

The ADRN uses specialist language. All these terms are defined in this list.


Page last updated: 08/08/2017