The Administrative Data Research Network was an ESRC-funded project that ran from October 2013 to July 2018. It is currently at the end of its funding cycle and is no longer taking applications. Administrative data research will be taken forward in a new project, which was launched at the end of 2018.

Visit the Administrative Data Research Partnership for further information. 

This archival website reflects the state of play at the end of the project in July 2018. All content has been frozen and may not be up to date.

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Using data to help vulnerable children

Patrick Guthrie, Head of Public Service Reform, Essex County Council talks about a partnership between the Council and the University of Essex using administrative data to help vulnerable children.

Lord David Willetts: Achievements and challenges

Lord David Willetts, Executive Chair, Resolution Foundation and former Universities Minister on the danger for Britain and British social science of falling behind the big data revolution.

John Pullinger: Opportunities and obstacles of using Administrative Data

John Pullinger CB, UK Statistics Authority talks about the opportunities and obstacles facing those looking to share and use Administrative Data

Sharon Witherspoon: Sharing data safely and securely

Sharon Witherspoon MBE, Head of Policy of the Academy of Social Sciences and the Campaign for Social Science talks about how the Administrative Data Network can help Government Departments to share their data safely and securely.

How a city council improves services and saves money

Lynn Wyeth, Head of Information Governance and Risk at Leicester City Council, describes how the council links data in-house to improve services and save money.

Andrew Stott: Saving money by sharing data

Andrew Stott, former Director for Transparency and Digital Engagement gives three examples from around the world where sharing data has resulted in huge savings.

Lord David Willetts: Falling behind the data revolution

Lord David Willetts, Executive Chair of the Resolution Foundation and former Universities Minister, on the danger for Britain and British social science of falling behind the big data revolution.

Page last updated: 30/07/2018