Data Saves Lives: The Fight Against Covid-19

Press/Media: Research

Period4 Feb 2021

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleData Saves Lives: The Fight Against Covid-19
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionEmily Jefferson, from the University of Dundee, covers the importance of timely, good quality data for both research and public health. Emily describes her group's research and the journey of the Health Informatics Centre (HIC) over the past decade. She describes how the innovative technologies developed by the group are being used to protect patient confidentiality and maintain public trust in the use of health data for research. Such technologies and expertise are now being utilised at scale to support the UK-wide fight against Covid-19 using population-wide health data.
    PersonsEmily Jefferson