DRAGoN is a world leading research group based at the University of the West of England, Bristol, comprising academics in disciplines as diverse as law, philosophy, economics, psychology, operations management and computing. As data governance specialists they are responsible for many of the core principles and frameworks for the effective management and governance of confidential data for research, and are regular advisers to government and academia. 

Felix Ritchie, Director of DRAGoN, said:

“Since the pandemic, and the massive recent interest in secure research facilities, data governance in public health research has come right to the fore of research planning. We look forward to being active members of the UK Health Data Research Alliance, sharing and developing good practices and making sure the UK’s  extensive heath data resources are fully exploited for  the public good.” 

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