Newcastle University (UNEW) is a member of the prestigious Russell Group, comprising 24 leading research-intensive UK universities. The university is in the top 1% of universities in the world by QS and 105 in the Leiden Ranking, 175th in Times Higher Education World University Rankings and 16th in the UK for research power (2014 Research Excellence Framework). UNEW is involved in approximately 2,000 research collaborations in 62 countries.
Newcastle University focuses its research and teaching on the most fundamental challenges facing the world today, particularly in data science and digital solutions. The key domains of scientific focus include age-related health and wellbeing, and protecting the environment and helping communities adapt in times of economic, political and social change.
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Main tasks in the project
UNEW works in WP3 on developing tools for exposome and omics analyses in the DataSHIELD platform, to allow researchers to conduct pooled analysis without having to transfer data.