ELIXIR-UK are excited to announce that Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) is the newest member of ELIXIR-UK, bringing us to 25 members.
HDR UK is the national institute for health data science whose mission is to unite the UK’s health data to enable discoverie that improve people’s lives. Their 20 year vision is for large scale data and advanced analytics to benefit every patient interaction, clinical trial, biomedical discovery and enhance public health.
Professor Carole Goble, Head of Node comments: “ELIXIR-UK and HDR UK have been working together on a shared vision and joint delivery of techniques, technology, and standards for FAIR data management and multi-TRE data analytics. We are delighted to welcome HDR UK to the Node.”
By joining the ELIXIR-UK consortium HDR UK will bring additional expertise in data governance, engagement and involvement with patients and the public in the safe and secure use of health and related data for research, Trusted Research Environments (TREs), population scale data analysis and clinical data.
Professor Emily Jefferson, Chief Technical Officer, will be joining the ELIXIR-UK Steering Committee as the HDR UK representative. Emily said: “HDR UK are delighted to be joining ELIXIR-UK. We look forward to sharing our expertise in health data science and collaborating with other members to support and deliver FAIR data infrastructure across the UK’s life sciences sector.”
If you belong to the HDR UK Community and would like to learn more about how you can get involved in ELIXIR now that you are also a member, you can sign up to our mailing list, see which focus groups and communities you can get involved in, or contact us directly for more information.
If you belong to an organisation which is not a member of ELIXIR-UK but you would like to be more involved in ELIXIR, you can find out more about the application process, sign up for our newsletter to see how you could benefit, or get in touch with us with any questions.