News & Events

News & Events


  • Canada HDRN story on PHRNs metadata platform

    Wednesday, 21 February 2024 

    "In response to increasing demand for linked data from researchers, governments and policy makers, Australia’s  Population Health Research Network (PHRN) launched its Metadata Platform, a centralised platform to help researchers explore datasets that are available for data linkage research across the country...."

    Read the full story here: Canada HDRN's story on PHRNs metadata platform 

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  • Linkage Learning Webinar: Metadata Platform

    Wednesday, 14 February 2024 
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  • New online researcher training

    Thursday, 18 January 2024 

    PHRN’s new online course provides participants with the knowledge and skills required to plan linked data projects and successfully navigate the application and approval process.

    The free self-paced course takes around an hour to complete. It covers the types of data that are commonly available for linkage, the benefits and constraints of administrative data for research, a basic understanding of the data linkage process, and guidance on design and feasibility. It also details the application and approval process for each jurisdiction, using a standardised format and provides guidance for costs and timeframes.