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Nominations Are Invited For the Position of Chairperson to the NSW Population & Health Services Research Ethics Committee

Posted 23 Jan 2017 by

Nominations Are Invited For the Position of Chairperson to the NSW Population & Health Services Research Ethics Committee

 

The Board of the Cancer Institute NSW invite nominations for the position of Chairperson to the NSW Population & Health Services Research Ethics Committee.  The Committee…Continue reading about Nominations Are Invited For the Position of Chairperson to the NSW Population & Health Services Research Ethics Committee

New Variable Lists

Posted 20 Dec 2016 by

The CHeReL has updated the format and contents of all variable lists. This is to help streamline data request and release processes

Please contact the CHeReL if you have any problems downloading or completing the variable lists

Data Linkage Special Interest Group Meeting

Posted 12 Oct 2016 by

The next Health Data Linkage Special Interest Group meeting will be held on Wednesday the 12th of October at the NSW Ministry of Health, North Sydney.

The theme of the meeting will be linking health data to crime and addiction datasets from both a researcher and data custodian perspective. We will…Continue reading about Data Linkage Special Interest Group Meeting

Case Control Workshop

Posted 23 May 2016 by

Monday 30th May

The CHeReL and The Centre for Data Linkage, Curtin University are holding a small workshop on Case Control Studies. This workshop aims to improve the outcomes for all researchers using linked data for a case control study. 

As part of this workshop there will be a researcher feedback…Continue reading about Case Control Workshop

Introductory Analysis to Linked Data - short Course

Posted 18 May 2016 by Victoria

June 20-24, The Univeristy of Sydney

This 5-day short course introduces the topic of the analysis of linked data at an introductory to intermediate level and provides participants with a theoretical grounding as well as hands-on practical experience with de-identified linked NSW data files. CHeReL…Continue reading about Introductory Analysis to Linked Data - short Course

NSW PHSREC - Expression of Interest

Posted 11 May 2016 by Jess Hehir

The Population & Health Services Research Ethics Committee is seeking new members. 

Click here to view the Expression of Interest.

Position Vacant - Principal Data Integration Manager

Posted 02 Mar 2016 by Vic Pye

The CHeReL is looking for a Principal Data Integration Manager. 

See the advertisement. 

Introductory Analysis of Linked Data - a short course

Posted 16 Sep 2015 by Jess

16-20 November 2015

at: Edward Ford Building, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney

This 5-day course introduces the topic of the analysis of linked data at an introductory to intermediate level. It acquaints health services researchers, clinical practitioners and managers with the…Continue reading about Introductory Analysis of Linked Data - a short course

NSW PHSREC ethics applications now accepted electronically

Posted 02 Jul 2015 by Jess

Good news for NSW researchers! The NSW PHSREC no longer requires paper copies of ethics applications. Details can be found here.

Position Vacant

Posted 09 Jun 2015 by Jess

The Centre for Health Record Linkage (CHeReL) currently has a vacancy for a Research Project Manager.

The successful applicant will manage service provision to researchers conducting population health and human services research using the CHeReL’s record linkage services.

Applications should be…Continue reading about Position Vacant

May meeting of the Health Data Linkage Special Interest Group

Posted 17 Mar 2015 by Jess

Click to view the meeting agenda

Topics include:  Linkage of Commonwealth and state datasets - the potential, required processes and progress.

The Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council (AH&MRC) and health data linkage research - an overview of the AH&MRC ethics committee principles,…Continue reading about May meeting of the Health Data Linkage Special Interest Group

Upcoming course

Posted 25 Jun 2014 by Jess

Places are currently available for the the short course on 'Introductory Analysis of Linked Data' to be held at the University of Sydney. The course runs from 17-21 November 2014. For more information contact sph.enquiries@sydney.edu.au.

Introductory Analysis of Linked Data - a short course

Posted 08 May 2014 by Jess

23-27 June 2014

at: Edward Ford Building, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney

This 5-day course introduces the topic of the analysis of linked data at an introductory to intermediate level. It acquaints health services researchers, clinical practitioners and managers with the…Continue reading about Introductory Analysis of Linked Data - a short course

Job vacancy for Data Manager

Posted 17 Mar 2014 by Jess

The Centre for Health Record Linkage (CHeReL) currently has a vacancy for a Data Manager.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the management of databases and linkage of records from multiple sources, and providing technical support services to the Centre.

Applications should be…Continue reading about Job vacancy for Data Manager

Online course in Population Health & Geographic Information Systems - enrol now for January 2014

Posted 19 Nov 2013 by Jess

In this course, students will learn about the geographic nature of population and public health; how geographic data are incorporated into health research; key considerations in spatial analysis; and the applications of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to health research and population and…Continue reading about Online course in Population Health & Geographic Information Systems - enrol now for January 2014

Professional Development Course - Introductory Analysis of Linked Data

Posted 22 Oct 2013 by Jess

18-22 November 2013 at the University of Sydney

This 5-day course introduces the topic of the analysis of linked data. It acquaints health services researchers, clinical practitioners and managers with the theory and skills needed to analyse linked health data. The modular structure of the course…Continue reading about Professional Development Course - Introductory Analysis of Linked Data

Australian Government announces the renewal of NCRIS funding

Posted 05 Sep 2013 by Jess

As part of the 2013-14 Budget, the Australian Government recently announced additional funding for the renewal of the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS). The renewed NCRIS will provide $185.9 million from 2013-14 to 2014-15 to secure Australian researchers' access to…Continue reading about Australian Government announces the renewal of NCRIS funding

2014 International Health Data Linkage Conference

Posted 24 Jul 2013 by Jess

Building on the success of the 2012 Perth conference, PopData BC have announced the date for the 2nd International Health Data Linkage Conference: Data Linkage for Better Public Policy.  The conference will be held in Vancouver, BC, Canada on 28-30 April 2014

10th Annual 45 & Up Study Collaborators' Meeting

Posted 24 Jul 2013 by Jess

Research collaborators, partners, supporters and others with an interest in the 45 & Up Study are invited by the Sax Institute to save the date for their 10th Annual 45 and Up Study Collaborators' Meeting, to be held in Sydney on 11 October 2013.

This annual meeting is an…Continue reading about 10th Annual 45 & Up Study Collaborators' Meeting

The CHeReL has moved

Posted 28 Jun 2013 by Jess

The CHeReL has transferred to the NSW Ministry of Health to enable strategic alignment with the NSW Health and Medical Research Strategy and the Minister of Health and Minister for Medical Research's Bioinformatics Framework.

Record linkage services are unaffected by the move, but please note our…Continue reading about The CHeReL has moved

Agenda for the next SURE meeting in July

Posted 26 Jun 2013 by Jess

The Sax Institute's SURE Team will be hosting the next meeting of the 'Health Data Linkage Interest Group' at the Aerial Function Centre at UTS, Sydney on Wednesday 24 July 2013. The theme of the meeting will be 'Maximising the use of non-MLK datasets for health research' with presentations…Continue reading about Agenda for the next SURE meeting in July

Data linkage user group meeting

Posted 07 Jun 2013 by Kate

The Sax Institute SURE Team will be hosting the next meeting of the Health Data Linkage Interest Group at the Aerial Function Centre at UTS, Sydney on Wednesday 24 July 2013. The theme of the meeting will be "Maximising the use of non-MLK datasets for health research" with presentations about…Continue reading about Data linkage user group meeting

Sign up for the next SURE training session

Posted 02 May 2013 by Jess

The next Secure Unified Research Environment (SURE) training session will be held on 13 June 2013in Sydney. This workshop has been developed to provide information on data management, data security and legislative and ethical requirements to support researchers accessing and using SURE and…Continue reading about Sign up for the next SURE training session

Complete a short survey

Posted 09 Apr 2013 by Jess

CSIRO, in collaboration with the Sax Institute, is currently investigating approaches to confidentialisation of outputs from research using linked data conducted in secure analysis laboratory environments.

The focus of the project is on confidentialisation of research outputs (not microdata) that…Continue reading about Complete a short survey

Next SURE training session

Posted 05 Feb 2013 by Jess

The next Secure Unified Research Environment (SURE) training session will be held on 28 February 2013in Sydney. This workshop has been developed to provide information on data management, data security and legislative and ethical requirements to support researchers accessing and using SURE…Continue reading about Next SURE training session

Position Vacant

Posted 25 Jan 2013 by Jess

The CHeReL is seeking applications from candidates with post-graduate qualifications in epidemiology or biostatistics for the position of Research Project Manager to assist researchers with accessing the CHeReL's linkage services.

For a full position description and application form go to…Continue reading about Position Vacant

Data linkage user group meeting

Posted 02 Nov 2012 by Jess

The CHeReL will be hosting the next meeting of the Health Data Linkage Interest Group at Australian Technology Park, Sydney on 26 November 2012 from 9am to 12.30pm.

For further details see our event calendar.

Next SURE training session

Posted 26 Oct 2012 by Jess

The next SURE training session will be held in Sydney on Friday 16 November 2012 on the campus of the University of Technology Sydney.

Registration for the event is essentialand needs to be received by Monday 12 November 2012. If you have colleagues that you think may be interested in attending…Continue reading about Next SURE training session

PopData in Canada selected for key international health data linkage role

Posted 24 Sep 2012 by Jess

Population Data BC in Canada, has been selected for the next Directorship of the International Health Data Linkage Network. This is a rotating, 2-year Directorship that will start in January 2013. As part of the Directorship's responsibilities, Population DataBC will host the 2nd …Continue reading about PopData in Canada selected for key international health data linkage role

SURE training session

Posted 21 Aug 2012 by Jess

These workshops have been developed to provide information on data management, data security and legislative and ethical requirements to support researchers accessing and using SURE and conducting research on linked data files. Attendance and completion of the SURE training is required to…Continue reading about SURE training session

Invitation for Membership

Posted 14 Aug 2012 by Jess

We are inviting applications for membership to the CHeReL Community Advisory Committee. The Committee provides advice to the CHeReL on issues of community interest in the CHeReL's operation.

The CHeReL is specifically seeking interest from NSW residents; please note that the position is not…Continue reading about Invitation for Membership

Workshop on Ethics & Data Linkage

Posted 02 Jul 2012 by Jess

2 August 2012 at University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

This one-day training workshop examines the particular ethical issues raised by data linkage and research. It will provide participants with a range of skills and knowledge that will improve their ability and confidence to assess…Continue reading about Workshop on Ethics & Data Linkage

Professional Development Course - Introductory Analysis of Linked Data

Posted 06 Jun 2012 by Jess

19-23 November 2012 at the University of Sydney

This 5-day course introduces the topic of the analysis of linked data. It acquaints health services researchers, clinical practitioners and managers with the theory and skills needed to analyse linked health data. The modular structure of the course…Continue reading about Professional Development Course - Introductory Analysis of Linked Data

New book available

Posted 31 May 2012 by Jess

Anonymity and Research: Health Data and Biospecimen Law in Australia

Professor D'Arcy Holman explains and critically examines health data and biospecimen law in Australia relevant to health research, including the development of datalinkage  systems, biobanks  and other…Continue reading about New book available

Free online workshops

Posted 30 Jan 2012 by Jess

The following online workshops are offered by the Education and Training Unit of Population Data BC (Canada) as part of a mandate to serve the needs of researchers, analysts and practitioners. They have been re-designed from their original inceptions as in-class workshops to…Continue reading about Free online workshops

Research project survey

Posted 17 Nov 2011 by Hilarie

Joe Cheow, a lecturer at the University of Wollongong, is currently conducting a survey to measure impact of the Australian Privacy Legislation on the secondary use of personal health information to conduct health and medical research.  The study will examine the effects of the privacy laws…Continue reading about Research project survey