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The Administrative Data Research Network is an ESRC-funded project that ran from October 2013 - 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, to be launched later in 2018.

Featured Research

The Featured Research pages showcase ADRN research and independent case studies of work that is already helping to get homeless people off the streets, understand the impacts of Brexit on the economy and help children in care do better at school and in life.

Research impact

Administrative data can enable progressive social and economic research that makes a positive difference to society. A wide range of data expertise and thought leadership across the ADRN enables it to lead the way in the UK and worldwide.

Expertise and collaboration

A wide range of data expertise and thought leadership enables the ADRN to lead the way in using administrative data for social and economic research in the UK and worldwide.

Hear the experts

Listen to what the experts have to say about data sharing and the possibilities of administrative data research.

Data Points

In interviews of no more than 15 minutes we talk to those championing the use of the data and the researchers using it in important and impactful research.


This is a non-exhaustive list of publications by ADRN researchers.


Explore the archive of ADRN newsletters and annual reviews.

Page last updated: 17/08/2017