Roadshow: Health and wellbeing in the North East

Health and wellbeing in the North East: making best use of research and data 

Thursday 19th January 2017, Aberdeen

The aims of this roadshow were:

  • Network! Strengthen links between third sector organisations, public sector and academic sector
  • Identify key issues ad research gaps
  • Make better use of existing assets, resources and data, including open source and ‘big data’
  • Better connections with academics leading to more collaboration
  • Better links with public sector, local intelligence and public sector data sets as well as better understanding of shared priorities
  • Support for third sector organisations in Aberdeen who collect and hold data, but lack capacity/time to analyse or skills to present and visualise data
  • Joint research projects and funding bids around local needs and priorities


  • Ilse Mackinnon, SCVO  |  Introduction  |  Slides-Intro
  • James Henderson, What Works Scotland  |  WWS and Community Planning in Aberdeenshire  |  Slides-WWS
  • Claire Robertson, Aberdeen City Council  |  Strategic Assessment and Aberdeen City Dashboard  |  Slides-CPA
  • Ben Simmons, Patient Opinion Scotland  |  Slides-PatientOpinion
  • Rachel Shanks, University of Aberdeen  |  CUSP: What and Why?  |  Slides-CUSP-UA
  • Jillian Evans, NHS Grampian  |  An overview of the work of Health Intelligence   |  Slides-HI
  • Orian Brook, CSDP, University of Stirling  |  Milo and third sector in North East  |  Slides-CSDP
  • Karen McArdle, University of Aberdeen  | Statistics and Stories: Demonstrating impact  | Slides-UoA
  • Lizzy Tait, Robert Gordon University  | Managing Information in the Third Sector: Challenges and Opportunities  | Slides-RGU