Aberdeen named partners in project to transform health through data science
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen have been named within an important partnership which will receive a portion of a £54 million research fund focussed on using data science to address challenging healthcare issues. The University of Aberdeen form part of the Health Data Research UK partnership because of its reputation...
Farr Newsletter 8th December 2017
Andrew Morris at EAPM 2017 in Belfast - He talks about Health Data Research UK which is a new project aimed to make the UK the go to place for health data science. He also discusses the approaches taken to make this project a success Abstract submissions for IPDLN Conference now open New Centre...
Farr Newsletter 24th November
Call for Content for Annual Report Have you been involved in any Farr Scotland activities this past year? Have you organised events, been in the news or published new research? Please get in touch with Sabine Kurz, Communications Assistant (firstname.lastname@example.org) so we can include your content in the Farr Institute Annual REport...
Farr Newsletter 10th November 2017
Initial Board Appointments for Health Data Research UK Last Call for Data Fest 2018 Fringe Event Proposals Q&A with the Editor-in-Chief of the IJPDS Publications New 100 Ways of Using Data to Make Lives Better case study on the Farr Institute website: How Data Can Help Find New Ways to Help People in Psychiatric Emergencies. ...
Farr Newsletter 20th October 2017
PhD Student Wins MRC's Max Perutz Science Writing Award Cancer Challenge Funding Call Submit Event Proposal to Data Fest Fringe Publications Stiglik, Gregor, Sheikh, Aziz, et al. 2017. 'Challenges associated with missing data in electronic health records: a case study of a risk prediction model for diabetes using data from Slovenian primary care' Health Informatics...
Farr Newsletter 13th October 2017
Future Leaders in Health Data Science Gather in Swansea Smoking During Pregnancy Linked to Childhood Obesity PUBLICATIONS Nwaru, Bright I., et al. 2017. 'Can Learning Health Systems Help Organisations Deliver Personalised Care?' BMC Medicine. bmcmedicine.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12916-017-0935-0. Turner, M, Fielding, S, Ong, Y, Dibben, C, Feng, Z, Brewster, DH, Black, C, Lee, A & Murchie, P 2017, 'A...
Farr Newsletter 8th September 2017
Positive Impact of Smoking Bans on Child Health Backed by Study Dr Google Will See You Now: How Data Can Revolutionise Healthcare Kirstin Leslie (The Farr Institute Scotland Associated PhD Student) shortlisted for 2017 Max Perutz Science Writing Award Dr Jessica Butler (supported by The Farr Institute & ADRC Scotland) has won the...
Farr Newsletter 1st September 2017
The Farr Institute Air Pollution & Fetal Growth Study was a Lead Story in Scottish Sunday Times CPRD Seeking New Committee Members OpportunitiesResearch Support Officer
Farr Newsletter 25th August 2017
MRC Clinical Research Training Fellowships (CRTF) and Clinician Scientist Fellowships (CSF) Proximity to Discovery: Industry Engagement Fund 2017 University of Edinburgh's Flexible MSc ProgrammesMSc in Global HealthMSc in Data Science, Technology and Innovation (Medical Informatics) OpportunitiesResearch Support Officer
Farr Neswletter 18th August 2017
New Institute Health Data Research UK Seeks First Research Partners Genetic Data from Half a Million Released for Research University of Aberdeen: Artificial Intelligence, MSc UK-South Africa Workshop on Mental Health UK-Vietnam Partenership for Infectious Disease Research: 2017 Workshop Launched AHRC-MRC Global Public Health: Partnership Awards Call 2 Call for Ideas 2018: Edinburgh International Science Festival Now's...