News and Events

Get the latest news and updates from the DARE UK programme, and find out about our recent and upcoming events.

Upcoming Events

  • DARE UK community groups showcase lunchtime webinar (23 April 2024; 1-2pm)

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March 26, 2024
DARE UK at Health Data Research UK Conference 2024

A reflective piece on DARE UK’s outing at the Health Data Research UK Conference 2024: The Grand Challenges in Health Data highlighting key innovations from the programme and its funded initiatives.

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March 5, 2024
DARE UK community groups showcase lunchtime webinar (23 April 2024; 1-2pm)

Join us to listen to short presentations with Q&A from the four funded DARE UK Community Groups on their achievements, challenges, and future plans.

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January 25, 2024
Director of DARE UK announces he is leaving

With the successful completion of the first stage of the DARE UK programme, Director Hans-Erik Aronson has announced his intention to move on.

January 25, 2024
Recap: Linking Sensitive Data: Insights from the DARE UK Driver Projects Webinar; Wednesday, 17 January 2024; 12 – 1:30 pm

An enlightening 1.5-hour online public webinar to unveil the groundbreaking outputs from the five Driver Projects. Whether you are a member of the public curious about the future of sensitive data research in the UK or a data enthusiast or researcher, this webinar is for you.

January 4, 2024
Call for participants: DARE UK scientific use-case workshop

DARE UK is inviting interdisciplinary researchers, policymakers, and the public to participate in a Scientific Use-case Workshop in London. The workshop aims to define research potential and challenges through data and infrastructure connectivity, advancing DARE UK’s vision for a trusted national sensitive data research infrastructure.

December 22, 2023
SARA: Innovations to improve efficiency and enhance privacy in health data research

The final issue of our Driver Projects blog series outlines the efforts of the SARA project in enhancing data privacy risk assessment within trusted research environments. Read the blog to learn more about the project’s outputs and accomplishments and public involvement and engagement endeavours.

December 21, 2023
TRE-FX: Enabling federated analytics for better healthcare outcomes

The fourth instalment of our Driver Projects blog series puts the spotlight on the TRE-FX project, whose remit was to explore ways to enable collaborative data analytics across trusted research environments in the UK. Learn more about the project’s accomplishments and dynamic public involvement and engagement strategy.

December 20, 2023
TELEPORT: Unlocking data access barriers to enhance UK-wide data research

The third issue of our Driver Projects blog series focuses on the TELEPORT project, whose exploits introduced the concept of federated data access – a first among UK trusted research environments. This approach, developed in collaboration with the public, unlocks new opportunities for deeper, broader and more secure research with sensitive data.

December 19, 2023
SATRE: Setting standards to improve the efficiency of trusted research environments in the UK

The second issue of our Driver Projects blog series showcases the SATRE Project’s efforts to streamline the standards for setting up and managing trusted research environments to enable cross-functional efficiency. Find out how the project achieved this through consultations with the public and the wider research community.

December 15, 2023
SACRO: Pioneering innovations in data privacy and research efficiency

In the first issue of our DARE UK Driver Projects blog series, we discuss the exploits of the SACRO project in ensuring that research findings do not compromise individual privacy. Find out more about the project’s final outputs and their collaboration with members of the public in this piece.

December 8, 2023
DARE UK Driver Projects final outputs published

The outputs from five DARE UK Driver Projects lay some of the foundations for a pioneering UK-wide network of TREs that will shape the future of sensitive data research in the UK. The detailed project reports are now available on our website, and a blog series will follow in the coming days, providing further insights into the outputs from each of the Driver Projects.

November 29, 2023
Paving the way for a data-driven future: DARE UK’s infrastructure landscape review

Conducted between November 2022 and June 2023, our latest review spotlights significant trends, such as a growing landscape, the crucial role of interoperability and standards, the centrality of trustworthiness, and the potential for the UK to spearhead interdisciplinary research with sensitive data.