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The DARE UK Infrastructure Landscape Review is a comprehensive assessment of the state of play in the ever-evolving UK data research infrastructure ecosystem. 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.
DARE UK welcomes four dynamic community groups funded to deliver diverse projects spanning public engagement, community management, AI risk evaluation, and automated output checking between November 2023 and March 2024. With a focus on shaping the future of sensitive data research in the UK, these groups will aim to drive innovation and foster collaboration across domains, contributing to a connected and forward-thinking data research ecosystem.
DARE UK is inviting tenders to collaborate on a three-day residential workshop aimed at shaping the future of sensitive data research in the UK. By participating, the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in co-developing research priorities with a diverse group of stakeholders, contributing to the public good, and helping to advance the DARE UK programme’s mission of creating a trusted and scalable data research infrastructure.
Courtesy of the HDR UK Black Internship Programme, DARE UK had the pleasure of welcoming Abigail Ngwang, a medical student at the University of Leeds, to the programme delivery team for a period of 8 weeks. During her internship with the programme, Abigail supported the development of a public-friendly information kit on the DARE UK Federated Architecture Blueprint.
With support from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), DARE UK (Data and Analytics Research Environments UK) is offering a unique funding opportunity for community groups working to advance sensitive data research in the UK. Applications are now open for new and existing community groups until Thursday, 28 September 2023 (18:00).
In its efforts to demonstrate the use of secure digital objects to standardise data transfer to and from Trusted Research Environments (TREs), the TRE-FX project is embedding public involvement and engagement strategies to uphold transparency and public participation in decision-making.
By connecting national-level data holdings in Wales and Scotland, TELEPORT is enabling secure access to improve research quality, leading to better health outcomes. In achieving this, TELEPORT is placing a strong emphasis on Public Involvement and Engagement (PIE), involving lay members in governance panels, appointing a public advocate, and seeking feedback to ensure transparency and public benefit.
Through deliberative workshops and surveys, SARA continues to involve the public in all aspects of delivery, bolstering trust and ethical practices. The project’s inclusive approach heralds a progressive era for data research and governance, amplifying its impact on the wider data research landscape.
Public Engagement in Data Research Initiative (PEDRI) has published the findings from the resource survey it conducted in January this year. The report captures the key outcomes from the survey completed by 123 respondents along with key recommendations for Public Involvement and Engagement (PIE) practice in the data research landscape.