Navigation Links
University of Leeds to be a leader in data analytics and research
Date:2/5/2014

Two multi-million pound grants will make the University of Leeds a major centre for 'Big Data' analysis and a national resource that can be used by academics.

The grants, announced today by Minister for Universities and Science David Willetts at the High Performance Computing and Big Data conference in London, were awarded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Medical Research Council (MRC).

Sir Alan Langlands, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leeds, said: "These awards provide a real opportunity for Leeds to establish a leading centre in data analytics which will have clear patient benefits, high social and economic impact and real international reach. The investments from the MRC and ESRC provide an excellent platform for the future."

The funding is part of the Government's support for research that can drive economic growth. Big Data analysis has been identified by ministers as one of "eight great technologies" in which the UK is internationally competitive.

David Willetts said: "Making the most of large and complex data is a huge priority for Government as it has the potential to drive research and development, increase productivity and innovation and ultimately transform lives."

The University of Leeds has been awarded 5.8 million from the MRC and, although the final details are still being negotiated, a further grant of approximately 5 million from the ESRC.

The ESRC grant will be used to establish a new Master's course in Geography and Business, which will help address national skill shortages in Big Data analysis, and will fund a Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) that is jointly hosted by the University of Leeds and University College London.

The CDRC will be a national resource that will make data, routinely collected by business and local government organisations, accessible for academics in order to undertake important research in the social sciences to in
'/>"/>

Contact: Sarah Reed
s.j.reed@leeds.ac.uk
44-113-343-4196
University of Leeds
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. University of Montreal study analyzes content of nightmares and bad dreams
2. Louisiana Tech University professor, researcher receives prestigious Humboldt Prize
3. Verb Spins Out of the University of Texas at Austin
4. Queens University in €1.6M bid to develop new animal doping test
5. Loma Linda University Health Remembers Sir Run Run Shaw as a Philanthropist and Humanitarian in the World of Health Care
6. Loyola University New Orleans’ School of Nursing is Ranked Among Best Online Nursing Programs for Third Straight Year
7. SWEAT, a Highland Park/ University Park-Based Fitness Environment, Offers 10 Tips for Keeping Your New Year’s Fitness Resolution Alive
8. Webinar: WCRI and Brandeis University Discuss Opioids
9. Loma Linda University Medical Center Emergency Department Expands, Opens New Patient Unit
10. University of New England Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Historic Visit to Campus in 1964
11. How Can University Educators Help Children's Vision? Katie Johnson Works with Graduate Students in Interactive Media and Design to Develop Vision Screening Tool
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/18/2014)... Springs, FL (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 It ... and run, sprint or walk for healthier and happier kids. ... support and participate in the 4th Annual Miami Children’s Hospital ... Wheels. http://www.hyundaihopeonwheels.org , The 5K will ... finishing location will be outside of Coral Gables City Hall ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Johannesburg, South Africa (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 ... organization to adopt the HABIT™ Program in ... by Indaba Health and Wellness, and distributed in South ... version of the HABIT program, which has been tailored ... , IHW HABIT™ focuses on behavior modification and chronic ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... . Two ... ,International Space Station Research Competition, with their project ,Egypt ... will see the International Space Station crew perform experiments ... proteins of the hepatitis C virus under microgravity conditions. ... Station is scheduled to lift off from Cape Canaveral ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 18, 2014 PlatinumCode, a leading ... collection products for the healthcare industry, announced earlier ... five percent of their profits of the sale ... In making the announcement, PlatinumCode has launched various ... providing clinical and hospital labs with their popular ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 2014 T-System Inc. today announced ... documentation system — EV™ for physicians ... assessing several best-of-breed solutions, Holyoke chose T-System’s solution ... physician productivity and reimbursement, but also its ability ... still be used to capture emergency department, (ED) ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:South Florida Hyundai Dealers Association Proudly Support the 4th Annual Miami Children’s Hospital 5K Run/Walk this Saturday August 20th in Coral Gables 2Health News:South Florida Hyundai Dealers Association Proudly Support the 4th Annual Miami Children’s Hospital 5K Run/Walk this Saturday August 20th in Coral Gables 3Health News:Hepatitis C virus proteins in space 2Health News:PlatinumCode Commits to Donating Five Percent of Profits from the sale of Pink Products to Support Breast Cancer Awareness 2Health News:Holyoke Medical Center ER Improves Productivity and Reimbursement with T-System 2
... active participation in their communities has led researchers to define this ... now be considered a distinct retirement role, according to an article ... (Volume 48, Number 3). , The authors identify civic ... one day per week that directly impact the local community. ...
... 6 hours for participants in phase II trial ... gout drug called pegloticase lowered levels of uric acid ... hours in most patients. , That,s the conclusion of ... and Savient Pharmaceuticals, the company that,s developing the drug. ...
... Ill., Sept. 3 Z Trim Holdings,Inc. (Amex: ... 2, 2008, the Company,entered into private placement subscription ... of convertible notes and warrants, for an,aggregate offering ... a,"Unit" and collectively, the "Units") consists of a ...
... 28,000 ratings and comments are overwhelmingly positive, ... of,Regence members would recommend their doctor to others, ... member Web site -- myRegence.com. A,"Member Feedback" feature ... on their experiences with individual providers, including,physicians, dentists, ...
... (doi:10.1016/j.clim.2008.06.009) published in Clinical Immunology, the official ... new method enabling the detection of multiple parameters of ... specific blood cells from an individual with type 1 ... play in the development of the disease and during ...
... on earnings and productivity for healthcare professionals in the United States, ... decrease in patient loads. , ... New York, NY ... focusing on earnings and productivity for physicians in America features some ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Experts establish baseline for civic engagement among retirees 2Health News:New Drug Helps Relieve Gout 2Health News:Z Trim Holdings, Inc. Announces Private Placement Funding 2Health News:Z Trim Holdings, Inc. Announces Private Placement Funding 3Health News:Doctors Get High Marks as Regence Members Share Opinions Online 2Health News:Fresh Medical Industry News Reveals Earnings & Productivity Changes For Physicians 2
(Date:9/18/2014)... YORK and PLAINSBORO, N.J. ... announced today its support of the National Hemophilia ... Care , which provides support to people with ... physical and psychosocial challenges that can impede disease ... six modules, Communication With Your Provider About ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 18, 2014 After 6 months of ... finally here - the new programme for the next Cool ... of our global Cool Chain series, has just been released! ... As the lines between supply chain, logistics, QA ... programme that is broad and yet specific, focused and yet ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 18, 2014   Regulus Therapeutics Inc . ... leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines ... ATHENA natural history of disease study in patients ... with no approved therapy. The ATHENA study is ... function markers such as Glomerular Filtration Rate ("GFR"), ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Novo Nordisk Supports National Hemophilia Foundation Initiative for "Collaborating in Care" Disease Management Program 2Novo Nordisk Supports National Hemophilia Foundation Initiative for "Collaborating in Care" Disease Management Program 3Europe's Biggest and Longest-Running Gathering of Life Sciences Logistics, Supply Chain & QA Professionals 2Regulus Initiates ATHENA Natural History of Disease Study in Alport Syndrome Patients 2Regulus Initiates ATHENA Natural History of Disease Study in Alport Syndrome Patients 3Regulus Initiates ATHENA Natural History of Disease Study in Alport Syndrome Patients 4Regulus Initiates ATHENA Natural History of Disease Study in Alport Syndrome Patients 5Regulus Initiates ATHENA Natural History of Disease Study in Alport Syndrome Patients 6
... March 31, 2011 Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: ... is initiating launch activities of Nulecit™ (sodium ferric ... of GeneraMedix Inc.,s, Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA). ... alternative to Sanofi-Aventis, Ferrlecit ® .  In July ...
... DIEGO, March 31, 2011 OncoSec Medical Inc. (OTC BB: ... tumor cancers, announced today that it has raised more than ... to three institutional investors. OncoSec issued 1,456,000 units at a ... Each unit consisted of one share of common stock and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Watson Announces Approval of Nulecit™, the First Generic Alternative to Ferrlecit® for the Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia 2Watson Announces Approval of Nulecit™, the First Generic Alternative to Ferrlecit® for the Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia 3Watson Announces Approval of Nulecit™, the First Generic Alternative to Ferrlecit® for the Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia 4OncoSec Medical Closes $1.1M Financing 2
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: