Andrew Turner’s research area is the philosophy and sociology of health data.Email: email@example.com
Andrew is a researcher in the Digital Ethics Lab at the Oxford Internet Institute. He is a philosopher with training in social science research methods working at the intersection of social science, data science and healthcare. Andrew’s research focuses on bringing philosophical perspectives to understanding the socio-technical challenges of sharing and protecting biomedical data.
Prior to joining the OII, Andrew was a Senior Research Associate in the Data to Knowledge group at the University of Bristol, where he mainly worked on the transdisciplinary DataSHIELD project (open source software to facilitate secure data analysis in the biomedical sciences: www.datashield.ac.uk). Andrew also maintains research interests related to his doctoral work and continues to publish about the philosophy of evidence-based medicine and placebos.
Science & Technology Studies, Data science, Research infrastructure, Research software engineering, placebos
Position held at the OII
- Postdoctoral Researcher, June 2017 –
Real world outcomes across the Alzheimer’s Disease spectrum for better care: Multi-modal data access platform (ROADMAP)
Participants: Professor Luciano Floridi, Dr Brent Mittelstadt, Dr Andrew Turner, Dr Jenny Krutzinna
ROADMAP aims to create the conditions for an open collaboration among stakeholders that yields consensual and efficient uses of real world evidence for the benefit of Alzheimer's Disease patients and their caregivers.
- (2017) "Privacy protected text analysis in DataSHIELD", International Journal for Population Data Science. 1 (1).
- (2017) "Disclosure and Data Linkage", International Journal for Population Data Science. 1 (1).
- (2017) "Privacy protected graphical functionality in DataSHIELD", International Journal for Population Data Science. 1 (1).
- (2017) "DataSHIELD – New Directions and Dimensions", Data Science Journal. 16.
- (2014) "Fracking on YouTube: Exploring Risks, Benefits and Human Values", Environmental Values. 23 (5) 501-527.
- (2013) "Biobank Economics and the “Commercialization Problem”", Spontaneous Generations: A Journal for the History and Philosophy of Science. 7 (1).