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.

What is the Northern Ireland Longitudinal Study (NILS)?

What is the Northern Ireland Mortality Study (NIMS)?


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