Managing Linked Data in Health Research
28-30 November 2016, 9am-5pm daily, UNSW Kensington Campus
Good data management and record keeping are integral parts of any research project, especially those involving linked or complex datasets. Most professionals in health related fields need to be familiar with aspects of good data management and practice, in order to carry out research projects investigating disease causation, population health status and health risk factors, and evaluating health interventions, policies and programs.
The course aims to support students to understand the legal and ethical issues relating to use of linked data, and to develop practical competencies in data security, data exploration, documentation of data quality, good programming and data management practices, creation of analysis ready datasets and ensuring research reproducibility.
The course is aimed at those working in health or health related field who are interested in using linked data and in good research data management practice, including health and medical researchers, and public health and clinical practitioners. The course provides a holistic coverage of managing a linked data research project from start to finish.
Cost: $1,400 including GST ($900 for students).
For registration please visit the website. Registrations close on 21 November 2016.