Discovery of public health & epidemiology research data seminar

Date: Wednesday 30 July 2014
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
Type of event: Seminar
Chair(s): Gareth Knight

Public health research is dependent upon the availability of good quality data. However, locating this data remains a challenge. This workshop will report on key findings of a new study to examine how discovery of Public Health and Epidemiology Research Data can be made easier and more efficient. The study was commissioned by the Wellcome Trust on behalf of the Public Health Research Data Forum

The seminar will explore three key themes:

Information on the Public Health Research Data Forum can be found on the Wellcome Trust website 


11.00 - Welcome
11.10 - Data Discoverability in public health
11.40 – A funder perspective on data discovery
12.10 - Guided panel discussion and Q&A

Lunch will be provided between 1-2pm 


The seminar will be relevant to researchers working with public health and epidemiological data, data managers, curators and archivists.  It will also be of interest to research funders and others engaged in efforts to promote data sharing and re-use.


Attendance is free and open to all. You must register in advance if you wish to attend.

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