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Data Delight: a double celebration for HIC

This guest blog authored by Dr Laura Ward of the Health Informatics Centre (HIC) is part of a series spotlighting the work of Scotland’s Safe Havens, also known as Trusted Research Environments.

Dr Laura Ward

26 Mar 2024

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Ensuring a public voice in data research

Our public panel helps to inform research and the use of administrative data in Scotland. Discover some of the topics covered by the panel and why it is vital to our work in this blog by Katie Oldfield, Public Engagement Manager.

Katie Oldfield

22 Feb 2024

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The power of sharing data beyond a pandemic

With the attention on the UK and Scottish COVID-19 inquiries these past few months, many of us are reflecting on lessons learned from the Government pandemic response, and how we can implement good practice from that time to benefit our society in the long term.

Roger Halliday

15 Feb 2024

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Laying the foundations for innovation

Innovation can only happen after solid foundations have been built. Hugh Wallace, Chief Information Officer, reflects on Digital Scotland 2023 and developing RDS's digital platforms.

Hugh Wallace

06 Dec 2023