17/09/2009 - 19/09/2009 ESRC: Expoliting existing data for health research
Thursday, 17 September 2009
This interdisciplinary conference will gather an international group of researchers who have expertise in the linkage and use of administrative or routine data for health research or health care improvement.
This conference is organised by the University of St Andrews, and funded by the Wellcome Trust. The 3-day international conference (17th to 19th September 2009) is the second in the series, following a highly successful meeting in 2007.
For more information please see: www.lscs.ac.uk/events.htm
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