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Cohort Creation Library for The Observational Medical Outcomes Partnership Common Data Model (OMOP CDM)

Hospitals and healthcare organisations are required to produce datasets for a variety of different reasons. Historically these datasets...

A rigorous data profiling workflow for heterogeneous data

Data Science projects use a wide variety of data, all of which are heterogeneous. This presents a barrier for data scientists looking to use this...

Children’s Urgent Care Provided in the Right Place Every Time

Bradford is home to one of the country’...

Automating a Nutrient Profiling Model

Photo by Lindsay Moe on Unsplash In June 2018, as part of the Childhood Obesity Plan, the government announced their aim to end price and location-based promotions of products that are...

Pilot trials to help change eating habits for good

What we choose to put into our shopping baskets and how we make those choices will come under the microscope in a series of pilot trials designed to encourage healthy and sustainable diets. ...

From Words to Numbers – Simple NLP Techniques to Unlock the Data in Free Text

One of the most exciting and fastest growing applications of machine learning is NLP - Natural Language Processing. From the virtual assistants in our phones to the spam filters hiding behind all of our email services, NLP is integral to many of the services and applications we use...

New paper – identifying dietary patterns in supermarket transaction data

Identifying dietary patterns in supermarket transaction data and their nutrient and socioeconomic profiles Poor diet is a leading cause of death in the United Kingdom (UK) and around the world. Methods to collect quality dietary information at scale for population research are...

New Paper: Data considerations for the success of policy to restrict in‐store food promotions

Data considerations for the success of policy to restrict in‐store food promotions: A commentary from a food industry nutritionist...

My Perspective on Hybrid Working: The New Normal?

Simon Leech is an intern on our ...