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HDR UK COVID-19 Update | 20 October
Our regular updates highlight the range of projects members of the HDR UK and wider health data science communities are working on to address the pandemic.
Mapping COVID-19 hotspots using data from the COVID Symptom Study app
The SAIL databank provides researchers with secure access to anonymised health data, including data from millions of users of the COVID Symptom Study app. Dr Richard Fry and his collaborators...
Applications now open for SME lightning talks at UK Alliance Symposium
Health Data Research UK is delighted to be inviting applications from start-ups, technologists and innovators to present health data research innovation projects as 4-minute lightning talks at the...
Progress on HDR UK’s Innovation Gateway gathers pace
• Key milestone of 500 datasets reached • New NHS Digital datasets available • Over 100 data access requests made
Professor Cathie Sudlow recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours
Congratulations to Cathie Sudlow, Director of the BHF Data Science Centre, for being awarded an OBE for her services to medical research in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
HDR UK to lead a partnership development programme to support longitudinal population studies
The Economic and Social Research Council, the Medical Research Council and Wellcome are taking forward plans to establish an exciting new resource to help maximise the use of data and samples from...
Welcome to our first cohort of HDR UK-Turing Wellcome PhD students
We would like to welcome our new students who have started their PhDs in Health Data Science. The HDR UK-Turing Wellcome PhD is a four-year programme which includes one year of foundational...
Experts warn of risk of ‘data poverty’ if data underpinning AI health technologies is not representative and inclusive
Researchers from INSIGHT, the Health Data Research Hub for eye health, and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and are warning of the risk of reinforcing healthcare inequalities...
Clinical trial testing ancient cold remedy for COVID-19 now open across the UK
Researchers at the University of Edinburgh and BREATHE, the Health Data Research Hub for respiratory health, are seeking volunteers across the UK to take part in a clinical trial testing whether...