Workshop on Ethics & Data Linkage

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 research applications proposing the use of linked data.  The following topics will be covered in the training:

  • What is data linkage?
  • Overview of data linkage in Australia
  • Risks and benefits of data linkage
  • Best practice protocol
  • Minimising and managing risk
  • Considering a waiver of consent
  • Legal framework and legislative requirements

Facilitators: A/Prof Judy Allen (Privacy Consultant, PHRN) & Dr Felicity Flack (Manager, Policy & Client Services, PHRN)

Where: Harris Room - Aerial UTS Function Centre, Level 7, 235 Jones Street, Ultimo, Sydney

Cost: $165 (incl GST)

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 25 July 2012

For more details contact: Dr Felicity Flack at or ph (08) 6389 7305.