The Justice Data Lab supports rehabilitation organisations by providing evidence helping them understand their effectiveness at reducing reoffending in a secure and transparent manner.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has used scientific methods to evaluate a new flagship policy - a first for the department. Maria O’Beirne explains how and why her team designed the trial.
The police are in a tricky position. When crime rates go down it is often claimed as a success for great policing. When they go up we can become socio-economic commentators, blaming the bad news on the economy, unemployment or the rise of digital technology. We can’t have it both ways!
Robust evidence gives schools the chance to reduce teacher workloads at the same time as improving children's attainment. Shaun Allison, deputy headteacher of Durrington High School, writes about how his school is making use of evidence to give teachers more time to plan for lessons.