Ms Katie Wilde

Ms Katie Wilde
MMaths (Hons)

Research IT Manager

Ms Katie Wilde
Ms Katie Wilde

Contact Details

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The University of Aberdeen Digital Research Services
1:169 Polwarth Building Foresterhill Aberdeen AB25 2ZD (Mon/Tues/Fri)
G58 Edward Wright (Wed/Thurs)


Katie Wilde is the Digital Research Services Manager, part of Digital and Information Services with a remit of supporting Researchers with their digital needs.  

Katie has been a key player in setting up the Grampian Safe Haven (DaSH) within Aberdeen and securing ISO27001 certification for this service.  She is the Safe Haven’s Technical and Data Management Lead and holds an Honorary Contract with NHS Grampian.

Katie has over twelve years of experience of working in the University of Aberdeen’s Digital Research Services, which she joined as a Graduate Trainee back in 2007 and now heads up three teams; High Performance Computing Centre, Digital Research Specialists and the Grampian Data Safe Haven DaSH Technical Team.

Katie is a Course Coordinator for Health Informatics module which is part of the Masters in Public Health at the University and also lectures on Questionnaire Design, Data Handling Guidelines, Data Management Plans and sits on several Data Access and Steering Committees advising on Data Management issues and is an Associate Director for the Aberdeen Health Data Science Centre.

Katie has a Masters in Mathematics from the University of Exeter and has undertaken Epidemiology and Public Health modules at the University of Aberdeen.





Institute of Applied Health Science (IAHS)

Health and Data Linkage in North East Scotland (HEADLINES)

Pathways to a Healthy Life


Health eResearch Centre Scotland (HeRC Scotland)


Teaching Responsibilities

Course Coordinator for MPH:Health Informatics (Online Course)

Lecturer for PGCert (MT5015) :

  • Questionnaire Design
  • Data Handling and Guidelines
  • Databases and questtionanires (An Interactive Session)
Further Info

Admin Responsibilities

I sit on the following committes:

AMND Maternity



'HEADLINES', Health and Data Linkage in North East Scotland, is a new research network that brings together researchers from the University of Aberdeen and NHS Grampian.   Our purpose is to optimise the secondary use of health data in research and link datasets within and out with the NHS to improve healthcare.  We will maintain Aberdeen as a Centre for Excellence for health research using linked data and will achieve our goals by bringing together resources and experience in data linkage and by supporting collaborative working, education and training and best practice in governance in this field.

Safe Haven

The Grampian Data Safe Haven (DaSH) is a joint venture between the University of Aberdeen and NHS Grampian.  To find out more please email