An interdisciplinary seminar analyzes examples of big data applied to health sciences
The opening speech will be given by Sarah Chan, from the Usher Institute of the University of Edinburgh. Expert on scientific researchʼs ethics, Sarah Chan will show different experiences of big data in health science in Europe. The opening ceremony will be chaired by the Rector of the UB, Joan Elias, with the participation of Ton Hol, member of the thematic group on scientific integrity of the League of European Research Universities (LERU); the Dean of the Faculty of Law, Xavier Pons, and the Director of the Bioethics and Law Observatory (OBD) - UNESCO Chair on Bioethics of the UB, María Casado.
Afterwards there will be a roundtable to touch on topics such as big data on human genomics and food safety or the challenges in big data at the Clinic Hospital of Barcelona. In the afternoon there will be lectures on the guidelines of the European Council in relation to this subject and several LERU representatives will analyze the subject of scientific integrity and big data.