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UoM UK Biobank Users

The next meeting of the University UK Biobank Users will focus on open and reproducible research as well as an introduction and tutorial of the UK Biobank's "Research Analysis Platform" (the RAP).

Feb. 21, 2024 14:00 — 15:00

University Place 2.218

The next meeting of the UoM UK Biobank Users will take place on 21st February and will feature two presentations:

Prof. Andrew Stewart, Institutional Lead for Open and Reproducible Research; Head of Department of Computer Science, University of Manchester
Andrew will provide an overview of the need for openness, reproducibility, and transparency in research, linking with UK government and funder policy initiatives around research transparency, the advocacy work of the UK Reproducibility Network, as well as highlighting local resources and infrastructure available to colleagues across the University to support the adoption of open and reproducible research practices.

Charlotte Woolley, Research Fellow, Centre for Epidemiology Versus Arthritis, University of Manchester

Charlotte will give a brief, live introduction and tutorial of the UK Biobank's "Research Analysis Platform" (the RAP) from a researcher's perspective. She will give an overview of what it is like to use the RAP, some of the tools available and a demonstration of working with data an R studio environment. She will talk about some common pitfalls and how to overcome them and some of the benefits of the RAP. There will be some time to ask questions after the demo.

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