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A tribute to Dolapo (Della) Ogunleye

Posted on: 22nd Jan 2024 | Filed under: News

We were very sad to hear that Della Ogunleye died from breast cancer towards the end of last year. As a member of the UK LLC Public Advisory Group for the last two years, Della brought her smile and her laugh to every meeting and we will miss that greatly....

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UK Data Service Blog

Posted on: 17th Jan 2024 | Filed under: News

UK Longitudinal Linkage Collaboration Director, Andy Boyd, has written a blog for UK Data Service about the latest developments at UK LLC. The blog outlines the service that the UK LLC delivers as part of the UK’s research infrastructure and the impact this will have on the longitudinal research community:...

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UK LLC awarded funding from new initiative

Posted on: 10th Nov 2023 | Filed under: News

We are thrilled to be one of nineteen projects that have been awarded funding from a new initiative launched by Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) and funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC). This funding will enable members of the UK Health Data Research Alliance and other custodians of...

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Associations between self reported healthcare disruption due to covid-19 and avoidable hospital admission

Posted on: 20th Jul 2023 | Filed under: News

People who experienced disrupted access to healthcare (including appointments and procedures) during the COVID-19 pandemic were more likely to have potentially preventable hospital admissions, finds a study published by the BMJ today. UK LLC has produced a lay summary and infographic to help the public better understand the paper. We spoke with first author,...

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The UK Longitudinal Linkage Collaboration, a partnership between leading UK longitudinal studies

Posted on: 24th May 2023 | Filed under: News

UK LLC has been awarded £6.4 million of funding (MR/X021556/1) until the end of 2028 to consolidate and expand its transformative work based on a national Trusted Research Environment (TRE) for the longitudinal research community. It is UK LLC’s mission to provide a data linkage resource to our partner studies...

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Achieving ISO Certification of UK LLC’s Trusted Research Environment

Posted on: 17th Mar 2023 | Filed under: News

UK LLC’s Information Security Team share how they prepared for the ISO 27001 audit in our latest blog.

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Achieving ISO 27001 Certification of UK LLC’s Trusted Research Environment

Posted on: 16th Mar 2023 | Filed under: Blog

Protecting the confidentiality and security of study participant data is of critical importance to UK Longitudinal Linkage Collaboration (UK LLC). For that reason, UK LLC has invested heavily in developing a comprehensive ‘Information Security Management System’. This involves undertaking independent audits to make sure our security and safeguards are robust....

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UK Longitudinal Linkage Collaboration (UK LLC) awarded additional funding to support Feasibility Study for linkage to administrative records

Posted on: 25th Jan 2023 | Filed under: News

UK LLC has been awarded an additional £1.2 million of funding (ES/X000567/1) until the end of 2024 for a Feasibility Study to expand its work on the potential for administrative data linkages to longitudinal population study (LPS) data. Co-funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Medical...

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Involving the public in our work

Posted on: 10th Jan 2023 | Filed under: Blog

An important part of my role at UK Longitudinal Linkage Collaboration (UK LLC) is to make sure that members of the public are involved across our whole programme of work.   As my first task at UK LLC was to set up our communications, the formal Public Involvement programme wouldn’t be set up...

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Important report tackles a key issue

Posted on: 4th Oct 2022 | Filed under: News

Administrative Research UK (ADR UK) has published a research report developed in collaboration with the Office for Statistics and Regulation. It explores what the public perceive as ‘public good’ use of data for research and statistics. Robin Flaig, UK LLC’s Deputy Director commenting on the report says, “This is an...

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