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Empowering technologists at the core of HDR UK’s Technician Commitment Action Plan
As signatories of the Technician Commitment, Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) is proud to unveil a new Action Plan that outlines how the institute will support the vital work and careers of...
UK health data landscape review commissioned
The UK’s ability to use data to improve health care is to be put under the microscope in an independent review commissioned by the Chief Medical Officer for England and UK Government’s Chief...
Request for Comments: PEDRI Best Practice Standards for the Use of Data for Research and Statistics
The Public Engagement in Data Research Initiative (PEDRI) is seeking consultation on the first draft of new standards to guide best practice for involvement and engagement activities in the use of...
£650m for UK’s life sciences sector may contribute to improved clinical trials
HDR UK welcomes the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s pledge of £650 million for the UK’s life sciences including £121 million to improve clinical trials to bring new medicines to patients faster.
Obesity speeds up the loss of COVID-19 vaccine protection
The protection offered by COVID-19 vaccines drops quicker in people who are obese and severely obese, finds research enabled by EAVE II which is supported by the HDR UK Data and Connectivity...
£70 million award to transform potential of UK health data
More than £70 million has been granted to Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) by nine of the largest government and charity research funders in the UK.
Have your say: Can you help develop a smartphone app to track heart health?
Researchers at the BHF Data Science Centre are seeking public views to help design a new app that could better study how activity levels vary with changing heart health.
Public Engagement in Data Research Initiative launches pilot health data campaign
Health Data Research UK are delighted to announce the launch of Your Data in Action, the first pilot campaign from the Public Engagement in Data Research Initiative (PEDRI).
UK Health Data Research Alliance sees steady growth in membership
Since its inception in 2019, the UK Health Data Research Alliance has seen its membership grow steadily to include diverse partnership working with public agencies, academia, NHS Trusts and...