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Health e-Research Centre (HeRC) for the North of England

HeRC develops and applies advanced methods to unlock and harness real-world evidence from health data across Northern England. This will create a world- leading multidisciplinary e-research environment for health discovery and innovation across the universities of Manchester, Liverpool, Lancaster and York.


  • advance methodology to harness linked health data for research and innovation
  • drive programmes of cutting edge research using this methodology to support healthcare, academia, industry and participating citizens
  • build capacity in the underpinning health informatics scholarship and professional development across Northern England.

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Funder(s): MRC 
Start Date: March 2013
End Date: February 2018


Internal Staff


External Collaborators

Public Health and Society Research in the Department of Health Sciences