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OPEN WORKSHOP: Geo-Health Data for Government and Research

MUSSI - Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute

Monday, 16 September 2019 from 09:30 to 13:00 (IST)

OPEN WORKSHOP: Geo-Health Data for Government and...

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FORMAT:        Morning Workshop with Guest Presentation from the Geo-Health Lab, New  Zealand

AIM:               To demonstrate the value of policy engaged academic research, show how this has been implemented in New Zealand and open up discussion on how such partnerships might be developed in Ireland.

INTRODUCTIONS

Assoc. Professor Ronan Foley, Department of Geography, Maynooth University (Context)

Professor Chris Brunsdon, NCG/MUSSI, Maynooth University (Reproducible/Open Data)

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION:

Dr. Malcolm Campbell, Deputy Director GeoHealth Laboratory, University of Canterbury and Department of Health, New Zealand.

Malcolm will describe and discuss the development of the GeoHealth Laboratory, currently based in Christchurch, New Zealand. The GeoHealth Laboratory is a collaborative venture between the University of Canterbury and the Ministry of Health. The aim of the collaboration is to build a strategic partnership between the parties around health geography, spatial epidemiology and Geographical Information Systems (GIS). Dr. Campbell will also highlight some examples of GeoHealth Lab research; designed in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, to demonstrate the power of geospatial intelligence for government.

DISCUSSION THEMES:

  • Data Auditing
  • Data Availability
  • Data Ownership
  • Data Access: Safe Havens and Open Data
  • Optimising the Potential of Spatially Tagged Data
  • New Initiatives and Developments

LIKELY ATTENDEES:

Interested parties in government departments, university departments, statistics, research agencies, semi-state agencies and other public sector organisations who work with different forms of health-related data.

This Event is brought to you with the Support of MUSSI, Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute.

Do you have questions about OPEN WORKSHOP: Geo-Health Data for Government and Research? Contact MUSSI - Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute

When & Where


2nd Floor Seminar room
Iontas Building, North Campus, Maynooth University, Co. Kildare

Ireland

Monday, 16 September 2019 from 09:30 to 13:00 (IST)


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