The Northern Ireland Longitudinal Study (NILS) has been formally available to researchers since the end of 2006. It comprises two major data linkage studies: the NILS and the Northern Ireland Mortality Study (NIMS). These were developed by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) and are maintained and managed by them as a resource for research. Dr Ian Shuttleworth is currently Director of the ESRC-funded NILS Research Support Unit (NILS RSU) and is also a member of the NI Census Advisory Group and the ESRC Census Advisory Committee.
We are very pleased to announce the new version of our data dictionary interface featuring: full variable information, advanced search options and the ability to save your own variable lists between sessions. We would greatly appreciate your thoughts on the new system so please find out more...
- RSU Closure Dates We would like to remind all users that the RSU Secure room will be closed on Monday 6th May for the ... [more]
- The First UK Census Longitudinal Studies Conference The first UK Census Longitudinal Studies conference will be held at Queen's University Belfast on 8t... [more]