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Heather Gowans


Researcher in Law

Dr Heather Gowans works as a Researcher in Law at the HeLEX Centre for Health Law and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX) at the University of Oxford. With expertise in EU and UK data protection law and analysis of the implications of sharing administrative data, Heather has provided legal support to the ESRC funded Administrative Data Liaison Service (ADLS) and the Administrative Data Research Network (ADRN) to develop standards and best practice for the linkage and secondary use of administrative data in the UK.  The ADRN is a major partnership between government and academia to improve secure access to administrative data for public benefit research.

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