The Administrative Data Liaison Service (ADLS) is funded by the ESRC to support administrative data based research in the UK. The ADLS provides information on administrative data resources in the UK (including access procedures) and guidance to use administrative data in a legal, ethical and secure manner. The ADLS also provides services to both academic researchers and data holding organisations including training to use administrative data responsibly, disclosure risk analysis and a dedicated helpdesk to assist with administrative data related enquiries. Dr Chris Dibben, University of St Andrews is the Director of the ADLS.
Centre for Research on Ageing (CRA) based at the University of Southampton, aims to contribute to a better understanding of the experience of ageing amongst different groups and societies in order to lead to an improvement in the quality of life of older people. The Centre for Research on Ageing also undertakes teaching of postgraduate programmes in Gerontology, including an innovative distance learning course. The Director of the Centre for Research on Ageing, Professor Maria Evandrou, is also a co-Director of CPC. Other CPC members involved in CRA include Dr Athina Vlachantoni, Dr Elisabeth Schroeder-Butterfill and Prof. Jane Falkingham.
The Centre for Global Health, Population, Poverty & Policy (GHP3) at the University of Southampton brings together social scientists from across a range of disciplines, to carry out research investigating the interrelationships between health, population and poverty at both the societal and individual level. The Centre's mission is to undertake research to further progress towards the achievement of the health related Millennium Development Goals; alleviating poverty, improving infant and child mortality, reducing maternal mortality, and reducing the spread and economic and social impact of HIV/AIDS. Members of CPC involved in GHP3 include Prof. Jane Falkingham (co-Director of GHP3 with Prof. Nyovani Madise, Prof. Zoe Mathews and Dr Sabu Padmadas), Dr Andrew 'Amos' Channon and Dr Jackie Wahba.
'The mission of COMPAS is to conduct high quality research in order to develop theory and knowledge, inform policy-making and public debate, and engage users of research within the field of migration.'
The Morgan Centre for the Study of Relationships and Personal Life is a Centre for research in the fields of family life, contemporary relationships, parenting and partnering and childhood. Research covers many issues within these broad areas including; sexuality, gender and generation, using a variety of methodological approaches.The Centre is based in Sociology in the School of Social Science, at the University of Manchester but work's collaboratively with colleagues from other disciplines. Professor Sue Heath (co-Director of the Morgan Centre) work's with CPC on several projects.
The Centre for Research on Families and Relationships (CRFR) undertakes social research on families and relationships across the lifecourse using both qualitative and quantitative approaches. Based at the University of Edinburgh, CRFR is a consortium research centre with partners across Scotland. CRFR are involved closely with the work of CPC, CPC research student Scott Tindal is based within CRFR working on a project to 'Explore the processes and outcomes of user engagement', while three of CRFR's co-Directors, Professor Lynn Jamieson, Ms Sarah Morton and Professor Sarah Cunningham-Burley are involved in CPC's 'Fertility' strand of research and knowledge exchange.
Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute, known as S3RI, is a centre for research on core statistical methodology for generic problems and substantive applications, particularly in the social sciences, engineering, health and medicine. S3RI also undertakes and co-ordinates collaborative and cross-disciplinary research, across the University, nationally and internationally, including projects with government bodies and industry. S3RI involves more than 50 academic's many of whom are also involved in CPC research.