Farr Newsletter 2nd December 2016

Weekly newsletter from Farr

Final Call for H2017 (Deadline Extended to Thursday 8th December for Abstracts)

Keynote Speakers Announced for H2017

Data Linkage Scotland 2016

TheADRC-Scotland, The Farr Institute Scotland & Urban Big Data Centre would like to thank all attendees for your contribution to this highly successful day. Over 200 people attended the Strathclyde Technology & Innovation Centre to discuss Scottish data linkage successes and potential collaborative opportunities. The audience was multidisciplinary, with delegates from Academia, NHS, Charities, Industry and governmental organisations.

Follow the conversation as it happened on twitter#DataLinkScot16

Save the Date : European Drug Utilisation Research Group (EuroDURG) Conference 2017

What is a Spacial Hub?

Recruitment Opportunities

Communications & Events Assistant
Closing Date 20 December 2016

The Farr Institute and the Innovative Healthcare Delivery Programme (IHDP) are recruiting for the new position of Communications and Events Assistant to provide communications and event management support to The Farr Institute, The Farr Institute Scotland and the associated Innovative Healthcare Delivery Programme (IHDP). The job holder will also provide support to the Communications Manager of The Farr Institute network to facilitate UK-wide communications efforts.

The post holder will be based at NINE Edinburgh BioQuarter, Little France (with occasional local and UK-wide travel) and will support The Farr Institute’s Network team, Scotland team and the IHDP team.

vacancies.ed.ac.uk, vacancy reference: 038189


UK Biobank Data Analyst

Closing Date 6 December 2016

UK Biobank are seeking to appoint a data analyst to contribute to the development of UK Biobank, an international research resource based on data of unparalleled breadth and depth from 500,000 UK adults.

You will join the UK Biobank Chief Scientist’s team, based at the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences on the University of Edinburgh’s Little France campus. You will work with large amounts of complex, real world, electronic health-related data linked to UK Biobank participants. You will provide data management, manipulation and analysis expertise and support to the UK Biobank team of epidemiologists, statisticians and clinicians, assisting with development of algorithms to adjudicate disease outcome status among thousands of UK Biobank participants.

For job description, application procedure and contacts please refer to further particulars: vacancies.ed.ac.uk, vacancy reference: 038112