The Administrative Data Research Centre for Scotland is led by the University of Edinburgh, and brings together major Scottish research centres, including:

  • the Scottish Longitudinal Study
  • Administrative Data Liaison Service
  • Applied Quantitative Methods Network
  • the Farr Institute @ Scotland
  • the national digital data centre
  • Centre for Research on Environment Society and Health
  • the Centre for Cognitive Ageing & Cognitive Epidemiology

The centre involves world leading experts in the theory, methods and policy of linking records for secondary uses, including:

  • public engagement, ethics, information governance and law
  • linking and analysing large datasets
  • geocoding, natural language processing and machine learning
  • crime and criminal justice, education and social services