Training Calendar

Training Calendar 2018

2018 Data Linkage Branch Applicant Workshop

Dates & Venues: 6 November 2108 -  Department of Health WA
Description: The WA Data Linkage Branch offers a tailored workshop for researchers and other applicants interested in applying for linked data. Both new and experienced researchers can benefit from the workshop, which covers these core essentials:
  • the data linkage process
  • the preparation of data
  • the datasets available to researchers
  • ethical considerations
  • the application process 
Costs: Free
Contact: Email

An introduction to using linked administrative data for social and health research

Dates & Venue: 8–12 October 2018 - Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue, 16 St Mary’s Street, Edinburgh
Description: The course will  give an introduction to administrative data, describing what it is, some of the particular problems in working with this type of data and how to deal with this. Theoretical sessions will be backed up by hands-on practical sessions, using R or Stata to write syntax to tidy, clean and recode data; link datasets; manipulate data; conduct data visualisation; document workflow; identify data quality issues; and fit regression models . The Scottish Longitudinal Study (SLS) synthetic data will be used in the practical exercise.
Costs: £250 (students) £500 (everyone else)
Contact: Click here


Advanced Analysis of Linked Health Data

Dates: 10 to 14 December 2018
Venue: University of Western Australia
Lecturers: Professor David Preen, Director, Centre for Health Services Research, The University of Western Australia
Description: This is an intensive five-day unit on the theory and practice of analysis of large sets of linked administrative health data at an intermediate to advanced level.
Cost: Student: $2887.50, Professional development without assessment: $2887.50
Contact: Email

Consumer and Community Participation: A training workshop on implementing participation

Target Group - PHRN members

Facilitated by - Anne McKenzie/Consumer Advocate

Aim - This one day workshop will provide participants with a range of skills and knowledge that aims to improve their ability and confidence to work with consumers and community members.

Primarily, participants will learn:

  • To understand the principles of consumer and community participation in organisational development
  • How to begin planning and implementing consumer and community participation in all aspects of your nodes activities

SANT DataLink, Adelaide - 22nd March 2011 (Completed)

Victorian Data Linkages - 22nd August 2011 (Completed)

CHeReL and SAX Institute - 16th September 2011 (Completed)

AIHW, Canberra - 27th February 2012 (Completed)