Data Galore: Getting Access and Ethics Right!
The career's network provided the opportunity for researchers to discover new avenues for research by finding out about the human generated data assets available within UCL. 50 researchers, representing 10 faculties attended looking to be informed and inspired.
On the 10 April 2017 participants heard from experts who provide support from across UCL and researchers who shared their experiences and insights from accessing data, ethics, information governance, secure HPC resource. The short talks were followed by a lively discussion and a networking session.
The event was chaired by Prof. Sofia Olhede (Statistics)
Data sets and platforms to access data:
- Discover data sets (various presenters)
- CLOSER Discovery: Bringing Longitudinal Data into the 21st Century (Will Poynter, CLOSER Technical Manager)
- ADRN - Enabling new research using administrative data for public benefit (Dr. Linda Wijlaars, Children's Policy Research Unit)
- Clinical research using LInked Bespoke studies and Electronic health Records (Dr Arturo Gonzalez-Izquierdo, Farr London, Institute of Health Informatics)
- Consumer Data Research Centre (Prof Paul Longley, CDRC Director & Principal Investigator)
- Health Data Finder for Research aims to help you navigate the UK health data landscape.
Data ethics, governance:
- Information governance – what it is and how we can help you get it right (Trevor Peacock, Information Governance Lead, ITforSLMS
- Research Integrity & Ethics (Rowena Lamb, Research Integrity, OVPR)
- Jill Dando Data Laboratory (Gordon Butler, Manager, JDI Research Laboratory)
- Drugs-related deaths: insights from timely record-linkage (Prof Sheila Bird, University of Cambridge)