John is a Research Fellow at Queen’s University Belfast. He works with the Administrative Data Research Centre for Northern Ireland, which is a collaborative project aimed at bringing together data held by public bodies in order to carry out novel social research. He has previously used secondary analysis to look at mental health, drug use, peer influence, social mobility and caregiving roles. He is currently planning to use linked data on students’ educational attainment to explore how this relates to socioeconomic factors, to models of schooling and to health.
John Moriarty’s debut blog investigates a recent cross-sectional study looking at whether the mental health of migrant parents is supported by the educational achievements of their children.[read the full story...]