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Latest News & Blogs

ADR Wales accomplishments recognised at Partnership Awards

The work of the ADR Wales team has been awarded at the 2024 ADR UK Partnership Awards. Nominated by colleagues across the partnership, the ADR UK Partnership Awards recognise the…
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Visiting researcher shares research background and journey

Utsa Banerjee is a visiting researcher at WISERD at Cardiff University, who will be working alongside the ADR Wales Skills and Employability research theme. Utsa is a final year PhD…
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New study links neighbourhood walkability to children’s body mass index

A new study that looks at the link between walkability and children’s body mass index (BMI) and how this might be affected by socioeconomic circumstances and lifestyle characteristics has been…
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Latest Publications

Journal Article: Neighbourhood walkability and body mass index in children: Evidence from the Millennium Cohort Study in Wales

This study examined the association between walkability and children’s BMI category and how this might be affected by socio-economic circumstances and lifestyle characteristics.

Journal Article: Using administrative data linkage to drive homelessness policy: Experiences from Wales

This article profiles Administrative Data Research Wales (ADR-W) and its use of data linkage to support homelessness policy and practice in Wales, United Kingdom.

Data Explained: Children in Need and Children Receiving Care and Support, administrative records in Wales

This Data Explained summarises experiences and learnings from working with the Children in Need and Children Receiving Care and Support dataset.