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ECHILD project publishes new guide to the ECHILD Database

29 November 2021

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A new resource for researchers interested in the ECHILD Database has been published in the International Journal of Epidemiology. The ECHILD Data Resource Profile explains what information the database contains and discusses its key strengths and limitations for research that explores how children’s health affects their education, and how their education affects their long-term health.

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This webpage indexes and links to resources that support understanding and use of the ECHILD database:


Videos

Hear thoughts on the value and potential benifits of the ECHILD database and research study

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November 2021

Dr Nicolas Libuy Rios and Dr Louise Mc Grath-Lone present the findings of the linkage evaluation used in ECHILD and share preliminary results from ongoing studies using the ECHILD data at Population Data BC.

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October 2021

Christine Farquharson, an IFS Senior Research Economist working on ECHILD, discusses how ECHILD's data can be used to understand educational outcomes.

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October 2021

Christine Farquharson, an IFS Senior Research Economist working on ECHILD, discusses the exemplar studies being produced for the ECHILD project.

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October 2021 

Christine Farquharson, an IFS Senior Research Economist working on the ECHILD project, discusses the richness of ECHILD's data from combining health and education data.

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September 2021 - Institute for Government's Data Bites.

Prof. Ruth Gilbert introduces ECHILD and its alignment to cross-government policies that recognise the importance of intervening early to support children and families to give children the best start and maximise their capabilities.

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August 2021

The ECHILD Project Partnership Pannel Members answer introductory questions at the April 2021 ECHILD Stakeholder Event.  

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April 2021

Dr Louise Mc Grath-Lone uses a presentation from recent engagement with children and young people advisory groups to introduce the ECHILD database.

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Jan 2021

ECHILD, a young research advisors views - A young research advisor from the Council for Disabled Children FLARE gives their view on the potential value of the ECHILD database.

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Jan 2021

The pandemic and lockdown - A young research advisor from the Council for Disabled Children FLARE discusses the potential impact of COVID-19 and school closures on young people.

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Dec 2020

ECHILD, the innovation and value - Dr Louise Mc Grath-Lone describes how together the different data within ECHILD database can create new understanding and value.

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Dec 2020

ECHILD, the innovation and value for research - Dr Ruth Blackburn details the novel nature of the ECHILD database and the value it can bring to research and decision making.

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Dec 2020

ECHILD's potential value for research - Dr Ruth Blackburn introduces some of the kinds of research the ECHILD Database will support.

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Dec 2020

Research ready ECHILD Database and its value - Dr Louise Mc Grath-Lone describes how the research ready ECHILD database will be valuable for the research community.

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Dec 2020

ECHILD database's administrative data - Dr Ruth Blackburn introduces the types of administrative data used in the ECHILD database.

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Dec 2020

ECHILD database and information security - Dr Ruth Blackburn introduces the information security around the ECHILD database.

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Oct 2020

ECHILD, introduced by Prof. Ruth Gilbert at the Dr Database virtual event.

 

Other administrative linked data videos from around the web

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#DataSavesLives Animation.

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Transition from paediatric to adult services.

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Find out more about how using linked data for research can benefit us all.