News archive

SIMSAM supplement in Scandinavian Journal of Public Health: Practical and methodological issues in register-based research
2017/07/12

Short, illustrative film “The benefits of using Nordic population registers for research purposes” developed by SINGS
2017/06/22

Report suggesting new regulations on processing of personal data for research purposes
2017/06/09

”Forskardagen 2017 – konferensen för registerforskning”, 3 October in Stockholm (early bird registration fee before 25 June)
2017/06/01

Seminar “Analysis of Genome, Exposome and Phenome data” by Prof. Xihong Lin (Harvard, US) at KI 29 May
2017/05/24

15 May – new abstract submission deadline for NordicEpi 2017 13-15 Sept!
2017/05/09

Open house for researchers who order data from the National Board of Health and Welfare, 16 June in Stockholm
2017/05/08

“Significance Testing is the Reason that Scientific Results have Poor Reproducibility” – Plenary talk by Timothy Lash at KI 11 May
2017/05/04

SUNDEM workshop “New Developments in Register-based Education Research” 20 April in Stockholm
2017/04/18

Research conference of the Swedish National Quality Registries 23 May – registration deadline 18 April
2017/04/07

NordForsk call for proposals: Nordic Graduate Education Courses within register-based research
2017/03/23

Sven Drefahl new lecturer in Demography
2017/03/21

New report on Nordic biobanks and registers
2017/03/20

NordForsk funding of NOK 67 million to seven register-based research projects
2017/03/14

SfoEpi/KI Funding for Strategic Young Scholar Grants in Epidemiology or Biostatistics
2017/03/09

New NordForsk report: Ethical review, data protection and biomedical research in the Nordic countries – a legal perspective
2017/03/09

Abstract submission deadline 2 May for NordicEpi 2017 13-15 Sept!
2017/03/02

SUDA/SUNDEM at Italian Population Days 2017
2017/02/13

First Annual EpiDem PhD Conference, Skåne, 5-6 April
2017/01/27

NordForsk preannouncement: upcoming call for Nordic graduate education courses within register-based research
2017/01/19

Summer School on Modern Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology, 4-17 June 2017 in Treviso, Italy
2017/01/09

The Swedish Government proposes further investments in biobanks and register-based research
2016/11/29

EPI Seminars by Bianca De Stavola (UK) and Gita Mishra (Australia) 8 December at KI
2016/11/28

Juho Härkönen Promoted to Professor
2016/11/24

Save the date: NordicEpi 2017, 13-15 September in Lund!
2016/11/23

Invitation to SINGS Event at KI 8 December – registration deadline 23 Nov at 1 pm
2016/11/17

PopFest 2017: The 25th Annual Population Postgraduate Conference, 31 May-2 June 2017 in Stockholm
2016/11/15

Successful SIMSAM meeting on causal inference and network analysis in Norrköping!
2016/10/24

2 postdoc vacancies in Umeå: Life course perspectives on disability
2016/10/07

Course on “Advanced survival models for correlated data” at KI 24-25 October, registration deadline 10 October
2016/09/28

Open house for researchers at SoS Registerservice 28 November
2016/09/23

Two new docents in register-based research
2016/09/14

NordMAN initiative aims to facilitate researcher’s access to cross-Nordic microdata
2016/08/26

Deadlines etc. for the open national SIMSAM meeting 161012-13: registration 19 Sept, hotel rooms 10 Sept
2016/08/25

New legislation for handling personal data for research purposes
2016/08/24

Advanced course “Methods for life-course epidemiology”, 5-9 December at KI – application deadline 31 October
2016/08/22

Workshop, training etc. provided by SND in Gothenburg 8-11 November
2016/08/09

Vacancies at “Life Course Epidemiology” 4,5 ECTS in Gothenburg, starting 10 October
2016/06/21

5 ECTS Course on Global Occupational Health in Lund – deadline 6 July
2016/06/15

Funding for Nordic Register-based Research Projects
2016/06/15

VR has launched a test version of the metadata tool RUT
2016/06/13

Reminder: Welcome to the open national SIMSAM meeting 2016 in Norrköping 12-13 October!
2016/06/10

SIMSAM MEB Family Design publications describing advanced methods for performing register-based research
2016/05/19

International Seminar (course + workshop) on Causal Mediation Analysis in Health and Work in Germany 26-29 Sept 2016
2016/05/16

Vacant doctoral position in social epidemiolgy at KI – application deadline 18 May
2016/05/13

Vacancy at KI: programmer/course developer – application deadline 19 May
2016/04/29

Government statement: intention to continue financial support of national quality registries after 2016
2016/04/14

PhD student vacancy in Statistics at Umeå University – application deadline 22 April
2016/04/13

New SUNDEM publication: Register-based research on advanced maternal age and offspring outcomes
2016/04/10

Postdoc vacancy at Lund University: gerontology, specializing in epidemiology in ageing and health
2016/04/09

The General Data Protection Regulation is adopted by the European Council 8 April 2016
2016/04/08

Welcome to the open national SIMSAM meeting 2016 in Norrköping 12-13 October!
2016/04/08

Extended application deadline (29 March) for SINGS elective course: Introduction to spatial methods, 9-13 May in Uppsala
2016/03/18

Two two-year research fellows in demography at Stockholm University – application deadline April 15
2016/03/16

Summer School in Health Economics and Statistics at GU 13-17 June
2016/03/02

Registerforskning.se re-launched by VR
2016/03/01

The new pan-European regulation on personal data protection will be in force as from June 2018
2016/02/24

www.registerforskning.se will be hosted by VR from 29 February!
2016/02/23

Live Plenary: “Causal Mediation in Epidemiology”, 2 March, 1 – 3 pm EST
2016/02/15

Biobanking as a resource for biomedical research, KI/BBMRI.se course 18-22 April
2016/02/11

SINGS elective course: Introduction to spatial methods, 9-13 May in Uppsala
2016/02/08

Nordic Microdata Access Network (NordMAN) aims to facilitate Nordic register-based research
2016/02/03

Agreement on the new European Data Protection Legislation beneficial for future register-based research
2015/12/17

New portal to facilitate register-based research under development by VR
2015/12/02

EpiHealth course: Concepts and Methods in Clinical Trials, Uppsala 1-3 Feb 2016
2015/11/25

Summer School on Modern Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology: June 5-18 2016 in Italy
2015/11/23

Seminar on register-based research for Members of Parliament in Brussels
2015/10/16

SIMSAM workshop on register-based research at Medicinska riksstämman 3 December
2015/10/14

Pernilla Lagergren of SIMSAM UGIR awarded the Anders Jahre Medical Prize for Young Scientists 2015
2015/10/09

New call from the Swedish INterdisciplinary Graduate School in Register-Based Research (SINGS)
2015/10/02

National Hearing on Highly Specialized Laboratory Medicine – KUH Huddinge 30 Oct
2015/09/22

Research on ADHD by SIMSAM MEB Family Design highlighted by Vetandets värld
2015/09/17

SND workshop and data management education in Gothenburg 11-13 Nov
2015/09/10

Suggested new legislation – Myndighetsdatalagen – with implications for register-based research
2015/09/02

Introduction to register-based research at LU – deadline for application 18 September
2015/08/25

Establishment of www.registerforskning.dk
2015/08/12

Workshop on New Developments in Register-based Demographic Research
2015/06/27

Björn Halleröd new head secretary for infrastructures at VR
2015/06/25

Vacancy: Biostatistician at UGIR/KI, application dead-line 15 August 2015
2015/06/23

Open position at VR: Scientific secretary with experience of data driven research – deadline 29 June
2015/06/22

Important decision on European data protection taken in Luxemburg
2015/06/18

NordForsk support to Nordic collaboration
2015/06/18

The 2015 Epi Scania Symposium on Epidemiology and register-based research – 2 September in Lund
2015/06/18

Please contribute to develop the github REGISTERRESEARCH
2015/06/04

Prioritized issues for research and data protection in Europe
2015/05/29

Biobanks and Big Data: Possibilities and Challenges – PhD course in Lund 2-6 November 2015
2015/05/25

New article: Concept Mapping – a graphical tool to reinforce learning of epidemiological concepts
2015/05/21

SINGS elective courses fall 2015 – application deadline 31 August
2015/05/20

SUNDEM international workshop: New Developments in Register-based Demographic Research
2015/05/04

Vacancy: Professor in Epidemiology at KI – deadline 22 May
2015/04/30

SIMSAM UGIR/KI courses autumn 2015
2015/04/23

Vacancies at the GU course Propensity score matching 21 Sept – 16 Oct
2015/04/16

Post-doctoral position in Statistics, 2 years, Umeå universitet
2015/04/15

Course in Research Designs for Causal Inference, Oslo May 4-5 + 27-29
2015/04/08

Conference on suggested future plans for Swedish health and welfare – 6 May at Karolinska Institutet
2015/03/27

Articles about SIMSAM efforts in Curie
2015/03/25

Seminar by Camilla Stoltenberg: ”When a whole country is a cohort – Can we discover causes of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders?” (16 April at KI)
2015/03/23

New Swedish regulations on registries may be delayed
2015/03/20

Turning data into knowledge – web page of myresearch.se launched
2015/03/16

Summary of the meeting ”Social Stratification and Health” 3 March
2015/03/10

Data management help will be set up via GitHub
2015/03/06

Summer School on Modern Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology: June 7-20 in Italy
2015/03/04

Conference on using quality registers in research – 26 May at Arlanda
2015/03/04

Bo Könberg proposes Nordic collaboration in register-based research
2015/02/06

Open national SIMSAM meeting “Social Stratification and Health” – Gothenburg, March 3
2015/01/27

Workshop on sharing experiences in register based research – Gothenburg March 2, 2015
2015/01/20

Report: Joint Nordic Registers and Biobanks – A goldmine for health and welfare research
2015/01/19

Council of ministers made a partial agreement on data protection in Europe
2014/12/17

The Westerberg enquiry on register-based research is reviewed
2014/12/17

NordForsk call – Nordic Register Pilots, deadline Feb 18, 2015
2014/12/05

Project presentations by SFO Epi awardees at KI December 15
2014/12/01

Kieron Barclay of Stockholm University & SINGS defends his PhD Thesis
2014/11/26

Demography as Stockholm University “leading research area”
2014/11/26

Vacancies at Quantile Regression course at GU spring 2015
2014/11/26

The Stockholm Register Summit – December 18 at KI
2014/11/20

EPI seminar on gene-environment interaction at KI December 17
2014/11/18

Patient Registry news for 2015
2014/11/10

Biobanking as a resource for bio-medical research, Course at KI, Feb 9-13 2015
2014/11/10

EquiPop software
2014/10/31

Open national SIMSAM meetings 141218 and 150303
2014/10/30

Winter course on Advances in statistics for register based research: Propensity score and instrumental variable methods; Borgafjäll, March 2015
2014/10/27

Scientific and cultural perspectives on ageing, Nobel Week Dialogue – 9 December Stockholm
2014/09/26

Postdoc vacancy in register-based human geography at Stockholm University
2014/09/11

SUNDEM contributions at the European Population Conference 2014
2014/07/04

New SINGS call – application deadline September 11
2014/07/04

Report from the “Westerberg enquiry”: improving the prerequisites for register-based research
2014/06/27

SUNDEM congratulates Karen Haandrikman for a grant of 1,640,000 Euro from JPI Urban Europe
2014/06/18

SND meetings in Gothenburg November 10-11
2014/06/17

Open BBMRI.se Users’ Meeting October 14 in Lund
2014/06/12

Bengt Westerberg will propose two new laws for research
2014/05/26

PhD position vacancy at SIMSAM UGIR (KI)
2014/05/26

HandsOn: Biobanks 2014 From Biobanks to Medical Innovations, 24-25 September in Helsinki
2014/05/26

Update on the Westerberg evaluation – June 10 Stockholm
2014/05/15

Statistics seminar at the University of Gothenburg May 21
2014/05/06

Biobank WEBINAR May 23: Medical studies in the Multi-Generation Register
2014/05/06

Biobanking news
2014/04/23

NordForsk funding opportunities focusing on “Health and Welfare” and “Nordic data resources”
2014/04/08

Meeting on Big Data and e-Science in Medical Science at KI 23-24 April
2014/03/25

First meeting of the Register Data Council 20 March 2014
2014/03/20

Hearing on the EU Data Protection Regulation March 17, Rosenbad
2014/03/20

The European Parliament has voted on new data protection regulation
2014/03/20

Conference focusing on research using quality registers 21 May in Stockholm
2014/03/13

Course in Advanced Regression Methods for Large Register Studies, 14-16 April at MEB (KI)
2014/03/05

Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research at the University of Michigan and scholarships via SND
2014/03/05

Establishment of a Register Data Board and additional developments relevant for Swedish register-based research
2014/03/05

Post-doc position vacancy in pediatric epidemiology at MEB, Karolinska Institutet
2014/03/05

Biobank webinar March 14: From collection of biobank samples to usage in omics analyses
2014/02/12

Summer School on Modern Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology, June 8-21 in Italy
2014/02/05

Demographic Colloquium Series at Stockholm University
2014/02/05

IEA World Congress of Epidemiology, 17-21 August in Anchorage, Alaska
2014/01/30

Berzelius symposium on Life Cycles: Human Reproduction, Growth and Development, Malmö 23-24 April
2014/01/22

Interdisciplinary research seminars at the Institute for Future Studies in Stockholm
2014/01/21

Maria Brandén new PhD in Sociological Demography
2014/01/20

Symposium on judicial aspects of register-based research at Lund University March 13
2014/01/17

No decision on a new data protection regulation is expected in the near future
2014/01/17

NordForsk funding opportunity – Nordic Research Infrastructure Networks
2014/01/16

Regulations relevant for biobank research
2014/01/16

Continued concern over new proposal for European data protection legislation
2014/01/14

Nordic Trial Alliance Stakeholders Meeting at Arlanda January 30, 2014
2013/12/20

Calls for closer Nordic co-operation on register-based research
2013/12/04

Seminar on epidemiological methods by Miguel Hernán at KI 10 December
2013/11/29

How to use biobanks and registries in R&D? BBMRI.se webinar 6 December
2013/11/14

Summary of the national SIMSAM meeting held in Umeå 2013-11-04–05
2013/11/12

Take the possibility to promote your own research and also register based research via fjardeuppgiften.se
2013/11/11

SIMSAM funding 2014-2018
2013/11/04

The European Council summit pushes for a quick decision on data protection
2013/10/28

First step towards a new data protection regulation for Europe taken – still a problem for register based research?
2013/10/23

Förvaltningsrätten stöttar Datainspektionens beslut – SND:s personuppgiftsbehandling otillåten
2013/10/17

Important vote on data protection legislation
2013/10/17

Seminar on Sociology, Causal Modelling and Administrative Register Data – 28 October in Oslo
2013/10/04

New internal VR project aiming at facilitating register based research
2013/10/01

The new information portal www.registerforskning.se
2013/10/01

UGIR debate article on the importance of the obligation of health care providers to report to the Patient Registry
2013/09/25

Building Bridges: Biobanking in Clinical and Translational Research 28-29 October, Helsinki
2013/09/25

SND workshop on research material – 25 November in Gothenburg
2013/09/24

Conference on nonparticipation in public health and epidemiological studies – Stockholm 11 November
2013/09/20

SUNDEM contributions at IUSSP population conference in Korea
2013/09/18

New report on ethics and law governing personal data in research
2013/08/23

2nd International Health Data Linkage Conference in Vancouver April 28-30, 2014
2013/08/22

The National Quality Registry conference October 9-10
2013/08/19

HandsOn: Biobanks 2013 will be held 21-22 November in the Netherlands
2013/06/28

Two-day course by Sander Greenland at KI 16-17 September: Penalized Methods as Universal Tools for Data Analysis
2013/06/28

Course in Competing risks 26-27 September at KI
2013/06/14

Positive developments for Finnish register-based research
2013/06/13

Conference on Nordic Cooperation on Research Infrastructures, Stockholm 27-28 November
2013/05/30

Meeting on large-scale population studies, Uppsala October 16-17
2013/05/29

BBMRI ISIS – a new service for biobank researchers
2013/05/21

Why register-based research?
2013/04/23

VR workshop on development of e-infrastructures 24 May
2013/04/22

SCB and SoS information on registers and register-based research – October 8, 2013
2013/04/10

Project presentations 11 April by SFO-Epi awardees at KI
2013/04/05

Reminder – EuroEpi/NordicEpi conference in AArhus, August 11-14, 2013
2013/03/25

Sharing data among the Nordic countries
2013/03/25

Subscribe to newsletter from BBMRI.se
2013/03/18

Register-based statistics in the Nordic countries, review of best practices
2013/03/14

OECD report on Data and Research Infrastructure for the Social Sciences
2013/03/04

SINGS presented in SVEPET
2013/03/04

Swedish efforts to secure future register-based research within the EU
2013/02/26

MEB tips on how to structure and document research projects
2013/02/26

Provide Bengt Westerberg with your views on how to facilitate Swedish register-based research!
2013/02/22

New VR SIMSAM grants, application dead-line 17 April
2013/02/19

Conference on Swedish Quality Registries, 16 May at Arlanda
2013/02/15

Lund spring lectures and seminars on Local Spatial Statistics
2013/02/12

New Techniques and Technologies for Statistics conference, Brussels 5-7 March 2013
2013/02/07

Committee directives on prerequisites for register-based research
2013/01/30

The new EU data protection regulation proposal threatens future register-based research
2013/01/17

EuroEpi/NordicEpi conference in Århus, August 11-14, 2013
2013/01/16

Information event at VR February 21 regarding the upcoming SIMSAM call
2013/01/14

Official opening of the Umeå SIMSAM Lab January 31
2013/01/11

25 MSEK 2013 for a VR infrastructure for register-based research
2013/01/11

SFO-Epi workshop on inflammatory disease in Stockholm February 7
2012/12/19

Health inequalities symposium in Stockholm, January 23-24, 2013
2012/12/18

Increased confidence in Swedish resarchers
2012/12/07

SUNSTRAT Annual Workshop December 11-12
2012/12/03

SIMSAM Early Life Lund contributes to Epi infrastructure
2012/11/28

SFO-Epi Seminar Nov 23 at KI
2012/11/21

Dissertation by SIMSAM Early Life Lund PhD student December 6
2012/11/15

New call for SINGS participants, application dead-line 2012-12-03
2012/11/07

Lectures on Graphical Models at UmU November 7-9
2012/11/01

MEB Epidemiology Symposium November 14
2012/10/30

Two PhD positions with a focus on Segregation Processes and Spatial Demography announced at Stockholm University
2012/10/29

Applied statistical workshop hosted by SFO-Epi at KI December 3
2012/10/24

Public discussion forum established at simsam.nu
2012/10/16

The government proposes to spend 175 MSEK on information and researcher support for register-based research during 2013-2016
2012/10/12

UGIR promotes the Swedish Patient Registry for population based clinical research
2012/10/12

New SIMSAM calls to be announced by VR in February 2013
2012/10/11

SIMSAM researchers urging validation of Swedish health data registers
2012/10/10

SFO-Epi seminar on Early life factors and subsequent health Nov. 30 at KI
2012/10/09

The report “Registerdata för forskning” and summary of responses
2012/09/25

SIMSAM members are interested in and encouraged to share code and lessons learned
2012/09/24

The Swedish Government suggests VR to take on an advisory role concerning register-based research via 25 million SEK for 2013
2012/09/21

UGIR promotes register-based research in Läkartidningen
2012/08/29

SUNDEM and SIMSAM at the European Population Conference 2012
2012/06/22

SUNDEM contributions at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America May 3-5
2012/06/21

Inter-node publication on Swedish commuting patterns
2012/04/23

Government measures to improve register-based research
2012/02/28

Childhood and Beyond: tracing cohorts across the lifecourse – conference in Paris, October 29-31, 2012
2012/02/20

BBMRI.se conference HandsOn: Biobanks September 20-21, 2012
2012/02/16

New SUNDEM PhD thesis on Education and Fertility
2012/02/13

Big data’s potential discussed at the 2012 annual meeting of the World Economic Forum
2012/02/06

The Swedish Research Council (VR) urges Sweden to take advantage of the opportunities within register-based research.
2012/01/16

SIMSAM activities described in SVEPET
2011/12/15

simsam.nu is now live
2011/12/15