Training and Development

A Nationwide Strategy for Capacity Building in Health Informatics

The Farr Institute is committed to developing skills, talent and expertise in the health informatics research community and to providing tools for collaborative working. By supporting scientists and professionals across academia, healthcare and industry, the Institute aims to position the UK as a global leader in health informatics research.

To find out more about our capacity building strategy, visit our Education page.

Professional Courses

The Farr Institute has developed a number of short courses across the UK designed to equip health data professionals with the skills required for analysing and interpreting complex datasets.

These courses are open to attendees from across research, academia, industry and healthcare. Varying in length, many are modular and can be built into a wider programme of continuing education and professional qualifications, focussing on the rapidly developing field of electronic health records research.

Visit Professional Courses for further information.

Post-graduate Programme

As a research network of more than 20 universities and NHS partners, The Farr Institute represents a range of post-graduate programmes.
From Masters in Data Science to disease-specific PhD programmes, the combined resource of these higher education institutions ensures that the next generation of health informatics researchers have access to the most innovative, cutting-edge post-graduate study available in the UK.

Visit Post-graduate Programmes for further information.

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To discuss opportunities for collaboration or bespoke training and development programmes, contact Georgina Evans, Industry Engagement Manager, 0131 651 7863, georgina.evans@ed.ac.uk

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