Previous Research


Previous Projects



DAta Sharing for Health - INnovation Group.


D2K leads on the development of a new engagement methodology.


D2K members formally evaluate the application and utility of new harmonization and standardization tools developed and rolled out under the BioSHaRE-EU project.

D2K projects contribute to advancing VR data visualisation 

Previous Funded Projects



D2K oversaw the infrastructure, administrative and strategic management of the 1958 Birth Cohort Biomedical Resource.


D2K administers the Access Committee for Centre for Longitudinal Studies Cohorts.

ALSPAC: Seeing is Believing

 D2K leads the academic side of the collaboration to developing a prototype software to visualise biomedical cohort data in virtual reality.


D2K led scoping of the application of DataSHIELD to academic publishing and digital humanities.


BBMRI-LPC (Biobanking and Biomolecular Resources Research Infrastructure – Large Prospective Cohorts. 


An EU FP7 funded project in which D2K led the implementation DataSHIELD (and other tools) to allow researchers to analyse pooled data from different cohort and biobank studies within the consortium. D2K members also examined the social and epistemic implications of tools and methodologies for biobank standardisation, harmonisation and data sharing.


D2K members led the integration of DataSHIELD into BRISSKit.

e-HIRC Scotland

Junior partner within the e-HIRC Scotland to develop informatics tools for application to medical data.

e-HIRC Wales

Junior partner within the e-HIRC Wales to develop informatics tools for application to medical data.

The Great North Care Record 

The Great North Care Record is a CHC NENC led initiative introduced in 2016 across the North East and North Cumbria Region. More information can be found at

Publications Metadata Augmentation D2K leads on the development of a data mining project related to publication metadata.