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Health Data Research UK supports Prime Minister’s ambitions to use data to transform diagnosis of disease
Health Data Research UK is a pioneering national institute set up in 2017 to make game-changing improvements in people’s health by turning data into knowledge.   It welcomes today’s announcement by the Prime Minister to use data and artifici...
Chris Holmes to lead Health AI programme
Chris Holmes joins Health Data Research UK in a joint partnership with the Alan Turing Institute. Professor Chris Holmes has been appointed to lead a programme of research in health at The Alan Turing Institute. The appointment is made jointly ...
Summary of HDR UK Scientific Retreat
Making game-changing improvements to people\'s health - a summary of our Scientific Retreat On 26-27 April 2018, over 80 colleagues from the six HDR UK Substantive Sites, funders and partners attended our scientific retreat to review the HDR UK v...
How UK Universities Are Using Patient Data in Research: New #DataSavesLives Animation Launched
A new animation has been created to answer questions about the use of patient data by UK universities, researchers and scientists. Produced in collaboration with patients and members of the public by Connected Health Cities and The Farr Institu...
Help inspire the next generation of data scientists!
HDR UK funder, the Medical Research Council, is looking for researchers and support staff to take part in its MRC Festival Zone from 4-29 June. The MRC Festival Zone is an online public engagement event that gets researchers and support staff a...
£54 million funding to transform health through data science
Health Data Research UK is awarding £30 million funding to six sites across the UK to address challenging healthcare issues through use of data science.  Each site has world-class expertise; a track record in using health data to derive new know...
> Initial Board appointments for Health Data Research UK
Initial Board appointments for Health Data Research UK
The first appointments to the Board of Health Data Research UK (HDR UK), the new data science and health research institute, have been made. Harnessing the power of health data, HDR UK will develop and apply cutting-edge data science tools and te...
> New UK health data science institute seeks first research partners
New UK health data science institute seeks first research partners
Health Data Research UK (HDR UK), the UK’s new health and biomedical data science research institute, has today launched a funding call to attract research partners. Between five and seven substantive sites are sought in order to form the core...
> Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) Phase 1 Investment
Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) Phase 1 Investment
This call is open only to applicants who submitted a Statements of Interest for either a Substantive or a Partnership HDR UK site in January 2017 (see section on Eligibility in full Call Specification). Call timeline: Launch date: Tuesday 1 Augu...
> Director appointed for new UK health and biomedical informatics research institute
Director appointed for new UK health and biomedical informatics research institute
Professor Andrew Morris has been appointed Director of the new UK health and biomedical informatics research institute, which is to be named Health Data Research UK (HDR UK). The new institute will, for the first time in the world, incorporate on ...
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