Bennett Institute for Applied Data Science part of project to help evaluate the new NHS Pharmacy First service
13 February 2024
A team of scientists and experts have been awarded funding to evaluate the new National Health Service Pharmacy First service.
NHS to expand use of University of Oxford’s OpenSAFELY secure COVID-19 research platform to help find new treatments for major killer conditions
20 November 2023
The NHS is to expand the use of the OpenSAFELY research platform, behind the roll-out of new Covid-19 treatments, to help drive life-saving advances for other major diseases.
'Goldacre Recommendations' to Drive Innovation and Improve Healthcare Through Safer Use of Health Data Published
7 April 2022
Professor Ben Goldacre publishes findings from an independent review to improve use of health data in NHS. Recommendations include increasing transparency and modernising software infrastructure to boost research whilst maintaining high security standards. The findings have already helped shape the Health and Social Care Data Strategy, being published later this year, which will set out a vision to make better use of data to save lives.
Oxford launches new Bennett Institute for Applied Data Science and Ben Goldacre announced as the first Bennett Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine
23 March 2022
The use of data, evidence and digital tools in healthcare and policy takes a major stride forward with the official launch of the Bennett Institute for Applied Data Science and appointment of Ben Goldacre as Bennett Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine
16 September 2021
The Bennett Institute for Applied Data Science at the University of Oxford has been established to pioneer the better use of data, evidence and digital tools in healthcare and policy, optimizing the impact of interventions to achieve improved outcomes. The Institute has been made possible due to a generous donation from The Peter Bennett Foundation