Doug Robb


  • The University of Western Australia (M410), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Current projects

Developing a WA Cohort Data Portal. The three participating cohorts are the Origins Project, the Raine Study and the Busselton Health Study and the objective is to increase the visibility, accessibility and utilisation of these valuable cohort study collections.

The portal will create a platform to generate more research opportunities and make the cohorts visible in the national and international research community.


“Integration, analysis, and management of research data are critical elements of research projects and health ecosystems.”

Doug leads the development and application of technology ecosystems that underpin data driven research. Parsimony, good design principles and precise use of tools are core skills for supporting high-quality research and he complements technical leadership with strong communication and stakeholder engagement.

The key deliverables are design and delivery of infrastructure and software as a service to facilitate and support analytical, statistical, computational, data capture and management platforms supporting researchers to develop and interpret data-driven solutions to solve difficult research challenges.

Previous positions

Working under the direction of Professor Toby Richards, the Lawrence-Brown Professor of Vascular Surgery at the University of Western Australia developing a Centre for Clinical Trials that promotes collaboration as well as integration of research and audit to routine patient clinical care. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research expertise keywords

  • eresearch, data driven research, data management,


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