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Big Data in New Brunswick: Exploring the Research, Policy Development and Community Planning Opportunities

Author: Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted on Apr 22, 2019

Category: News and Notices

There are hundreds of data sets available at the federal level related to health, vital statistics, physical activity, nutrition and food security, consumer finances, child health, health promotion, labour force, literacy skills, and more.

At the provincial level, there are linkable data sets relating to hospitalizations, outpatient visits, healthy toddler assessments, vital stats, breast cancer screening and more. On May 1, at Hazen Hall on the UNB Saint John campus, come and hear from the researchers and analysts that are using federal and provincial data to better understand the issues facing our province and country and participate in a discussion about how you could use this data to advance your own work.

Presenters and Panelists include:
    Dan Crouse, Research Associate, UNB
    Kyle Rogers, Data Analyst, NB-IRDT
    Sarah Campbell, Research Manager, NB Social Pediatrics
    Barry Watson, Associate Professor of Economics, UNB
    Ian Watson, Administrative Director, NB Trauma
    James French, Clinical Lead, Trauma Research and Simulation
    Jennifer Moorcraft, Partnership Liaison, NB-IRDT

Not able to attend in person? Please select ticket type Online Webinar Attendee and a GoToMeeting invitation will be sent to your email address.

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