Health Data Research UK

—– Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) is the national Institute for data science in healthcare.

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HDR UK mission

—–Our mission is to make game-changing improvements in the health of patients and populations through research and innovation.

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—–Our UK team of experts develops and applies cutting-edge data science approaches to health data to address the most pressing health research challenges facing the public.

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Health Data Research UK

By harnessing health and biomedical data in the UK, HDR UK will develop and apply cutting edge data science approaches in order to address the most pressing health research challenges facing the public.

HDR UK is a joint investment led by the Medical Research Council, together with the National Institute for Health Research (England), the Chief Scientist Office (Scotland), Health and Care Research Wales, Health and Social Care Research and Development Division (Public Health Agency, Northern Ireland), the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, the Economic and Social Research Council, the British Heart Foundation and Wellcome.β– 

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British Heart Foundation announces plans for a new UK cardiovasular data science centre
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has signalled its intention to create a new centre for data science to continue its ground-breaking research into heart and circulatory disease, in partnership with Health Data Research UK (HDR UK), the UK Institute for data science in health and key NHS stakeholders across the UK. The new BHF centre for data ...
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Maintaining public trust in use of Big Data for health science
In a comment piece published today for The Lancet Oncology, one of the world’s premier cancer journals, a collaborative team of international researchers outlines the imperative for maintaining public trust in the use of health data for research. The comment piece follows recent discussions in the mainstream media about data privacy. Led by...
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Health Data Research UK is funded by

Medical Research Council
British Heart Foundation
Chief Scientist Office
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Economic & Social Research Council
Health and Care Research Wales
Public Health Agency
National Institute for Health Research
Wellcome
Medical Research Council
British Heart Foundation
Chief Scientist Office
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Economic & Social Research Council
Health and Care Research Wales
Public Health Agency
National Institute for Health Research
Wellcome
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