CO-CONNECT Shortlisted for MRC award
CO-CONNECT Shortlisted for MRC award The project is a finalist for the Medical Research Council’s 2022 Open Impact Prize By Gabriella Linning We are delighted to announce that the CO-CONNECT project has been shortlisted in for the Medical Research Council (MRC) 2022 Impact Prize. The final results will be announced … Read More
CO-CONNECT Shortlisted in HDR UK’s Annual Awards
CO-CONNECT Shortlisted in HDR UK’s Annual Awards We are happy to announce that CO-CONNECT has been short-listed for Health Data Research UK’s Annual Award for Reproducibility Recognitions. The project has been nominated for the team’s groundbreaking and innovative work with the Cohort Discovery Search Tool, which aims to make COVID-19 … Read More
CO-CONNECT Draws to a Close
CO-CONNECT Draws to a Close The CO-CONNECT team celebrated the end of the project with a final get-together to reflect on what they have accomplished, and the legacy they are leaving behind By Gabriella Linning Gordon Milliagn, CO-CONNECT Programme Manager “It was an apt end to the project, with fascinating … Read More
ISARIC is 4C-ing!
ISARIC is 4C-ing! ISARIC 4C becomes CO-CONNECT’s 12th COVID-19 cohort to be on-boarded onto the Cohort Discovery Search Tool By Gabriella Linning We are pleased to announce that ISARIC 4C has become the 12th cohort to be made live and discoverable on the Health Data Research Innovation Gateway’s Cohort Discovery … Read More
What are CO-CONNECT’s thoughts on: the 2022 IPDLN conference?
What are CO-CONNECT’s thoughts on: the 2022 IPDLN conference? Work Package 2 Lead Esmond Urwin tells us about his experience presenting at the 2022 IPDLN conference in Edinburgh, Scotland. By Gabriella Linning Esmond Urwin, CO-CONNECT Work Package 2 Lead The 2022 International Population Data Linkage Network … Read More
CO-CONNECT takes on the IPDLN Conference
CO-CONNECT takes on the IPDLN Conference By Gabriella Linning Last week, several members of the CO-CONNECT team attended and presented at the 2022 International Population Data Linkage Network (IPDLN) Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland. Four of our team members – Antony Chuter, Emily Jefferson, Esmond Urwin, Gordon Milligan and Jillian Beggs … Read More
Follow-COVID: a journey from paper to the Innovation Gateway
Follow-COVID: A journey from paper to the Innovation Gateway By Gabriella Linning Scott Horban, CO-CONNECT Data Team Leader, tells me what it took to get the Follow-COVID cohort live on the HDR Innovation Gateway. Gabriella Linning, Communications and Engagement Officer, University of Edinburgh Table of contents Gathering data Data entry … Read More
COVIDsortium goes live!
COVIDsortium goes live! COVIDsortium becomes CO-CONNECT’s 11th cohort to be on-boarded on the Cohort Discovery Search Tool By Gabriella Linning We are pleased to announce that COVIDsortium has gone live, making it the 11th cohort CO-CONNECT has on-boarded onto the HDR Innovation Gateway‘s Cohort Discovery Search Tool. Led by Professor … Read More
CO-CONNECT to feature at the 2022 IPDLN conference
CO-CONNECT to feature at the 2022 IPDLN conference We at CO-CONNECT are proud to celebrate a phenomenal achievement made by several members of our team. Four of our members have had their abstracts accepted into the 2022 International Population Data Linkage Network (IPDLN) conference, and will present their work as part … Read More
Queen’s Birthday Honours
Queen’s Birthday Honours Here, we say congratulations to the members of the CO-CONNECT team who were mentioned in Her Majesty’s Birthday Honours list. Professor Sir Aziz Sheikh OBE One of CO-CONNECT’s Principal Investigators, Aziz Sheikh, has been awarded a knighthood for his services towards COVID-19 research and policy. Throughout the … Read More
Data Pipeline Video Demos Available
Find out more about the explainer videos we’ve made to support our data partners in the data pipeline process.… Read More
ALSPAC and GOSH: a story of success for the COVID-19 curated and open analysis research platform
GOSH and ALSPAC have successfully standardised their data for CO-CONNECT. Read more about their experience and what made the process a success.… Read More
Oxford Healthcare Workers Dataset Mapped
CO-CONNECT has mapped the Oxford Healthcare Workers (OHW) dataset successfully. Find out more about how CO-CONNECT and OHW worked together to make it happen.… Read More
CO-CONNECT Update: Focus on Work Package 2
In this post we learn what has been happening in Work Package 2, which supports capture of standardised, granular serology data from across the UK.… Read More
What is CO-CONNECT?
What is CO-CONNECT? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68E3-GEwl-U In this animation video, we explain what CO-CONNECT is and the benefits it will provide the UK’s health data research community.
2000 health care workers in NHS Tayside and from social care will have blood samples tested to detect antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, to identify undiagnosed asymptomatic healthcare worker infections with COVID-19. Up to 20% of cases of COVID-19 disease in some countries have been reported to be healthcare workers. The prevalence … Read More
The PANTHER (PANdemic Tracking of Healthcare woRkers) study aims to deepen the understanding of susceptibility to, immunity from and transmission of Sars-Cov2 (the virus that causes Covid-19) in an at risk population. It is hosted at University of Nottingham, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and supported by the Nottingham BRC. … Read More