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16 July 2019
Recently, HDR UK announced the funding of six new MSc programmes in Health Data Science. This will increase the capacity to deliver the variety of health data science/informatics skills required...
9 July 2019
Improving access to data for research and innovation is central to our mission at Health Data Research UK. Whilst there are some exceptional examples in the UK of infrastructure to support...
2 July 2019
Guest Blog - Colleen Chambers, Co-Op student, HDR UK Wales and Northern Ireland
25 June 2019
Even in its relative youth, HDR UK is already beginning to make progress towards making discoveries that improve people’s lives. Peer-reviewed papers are being published, software is being...
18 June 2019
When you are a national organisation spread across all 4 nations of the UK, how do you build “One Institute”? We make really good use of digital tools, using tools like Slack and v...
11 June 2019
HDR UK is going through a transition. We’re taking all of the wonderful ingredients we have (smart people, data, computing infrastructure, buildings, great research projects, partners,...
29 May 2019
Guest Blog - Dr Valerie Kuan Po Ai, Wellcome Trust Clinical Training Fellow, UCL
28 May 2019
Some years ago, my colleague Barry Rowlingson drew my attention to the monthly NHS prescribing data that has been freely available since late 2011. We had long been interested in developing...
21 May 2019
There are many businesses and groups who, by using simple phrases and even sounds, can evoke a sense of what they do completely. Whole business strategies and campaigns are encapsulated in jingles...