Usage of the Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey
This page contains information from users who have downloaded the NI LTS data and who have agreed to have their project information shared. You can opt to be included or to amend the details held for you by changing your project registration.
Employment Inequalities in NI – Dr Marina Shapira (Edinburgh Napier University – Employment Research Institute). January 2013
This dataset is required for a project on Employment Inequalities in Northern Ireland. This project will look at long term trends in employment inequalities between different equality grounds in Northern Ireland. In particular we want to see in these trends are being affected by the economic recession. This project is going to utilise all available relevant datasets which have time series data for Northern Ireland and/or the UK and have detailed information on individuals, including their community background, attitudes and the labour force characteristics.
Other surveys used: LFS APS NICHS.
Poverty and ethnicity in northern ireland – Dr Alison Wallace (University of York – Social Policy and Social Work). September 2012
To establish the rates of self reported racism in Northern Ireland and Great Britain for a review of evidence on poverty and ethnicity in Northern Ireland.
Employment – Dr Jesus Canduela (Edinburgh Napier University – ERI). August 2011
Investigating the factors affecting the transition from unemployment into employment.
Other surveys used: SCS LFS SHES NICHS IHS.
Reasoning with evidence – Mr James Nicholson (University of Durham – School of Education). April 2008
Developing ways of visualising relationships in multi-variate data, in health, education social equity etc.
Other surveys used: NTS FES Vital Statistics YPSA HSE.
Devolution and political culture, Canada and UK – Dr Ailsa Henderson (University of Edinburgh – Political Science). April 2008
This research project examines the impact of federalism (or devolution) on the heterogeneity of political attitudes within a State. The case studies are primarily Canada and the UK although supplementary information will be used from Spain, Belgium, Germany and Australia.
Other surveys used: SSA BHPS BSA.
Religion, identity and nation – Dr Michael Rosie (University of Edinburgh – Sociology). February 2008
Religion, identity and nation - focus on Scotland and religious identity, extending to comparable societies elsewhere in the UK and Europe.
Other surveys used: SCS SSA BSA GUS .
Social and Political Trust – Dr Roger Patulny (University of Surrey – Sociology). September 2006
This is a project which aims to examine Social and Political Trust. We will use quantitaive methods and examine international and time series data.
Other surveys used: BSA BHPS.
Scottish survey statistics – Dr Michael Rosie (University of Edinburgh – Sociology). January 2006
Survey statistics on Scottish society.
Other surveys used: BSA LFS SHES GHS Omnibus SEH.
Research on datasets for Northern Ireland – Ms Lee Williamson (University of Manchester – CCSR). October 2005
Working to create a guide to datasets for Northern Ireland, where access to all the large-scale government surveys will be necessary.
Other surveys used: LFS NILFS FES NIFES.
Devolution and Constitutional Change: national identity and constitutional change in England – Ms Jane Roberts (Oxford: Nuffield College – Social Studies). February 2005
The project looks at the implications of devolution for national identities and support for the political system in the UK, my project focussing particularly on England but coordinated with linked projects in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Other surveys used: SSA BSA.
Irish Protestant Migration – Dr Johanne Trew (Queen's University Belfast – History). January 2005
Oral history study of Irish Protestant migration in the late 20th century. Attitudinal surveys are needed to partially provide context for attitudes expressed in oral interviews. The intention is to present at a conference and to write up as journal article/essay in a book.