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Can you help Dr. Data find the patient?

Learn more about how your data is kept confidential by playing the game!

Dr. Data is a researcher in scientific data who needs help finding a patient with a rare disease. The doctor has a group of 20 patients but she can only have access to certain information because the patients' identities need to remain secret.

The doctor has three scenarios with different hints and data protection regulations in place with decreasing difficulty. Data protection regulations are applied so researchers like Dr. Data can conduct their research safely and you will understand the importance of them when trying to find the patient.

Are you ready to help Dr. Data despite the data protection regulations challenge?

Play here!

NOTE: Everyone is welcome to play but this activity is aimed at secondary school students. It can be played on smartphones and tablets. Teachers can play the game in class with students and track the correct answers in each round.

This research was conducted with the financial support of HELICAL as part of the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Grant Agreement No. 813545 at the ADAPT Centre for Digital Content Technology (grant number 13/RC/2106 P2) at Trinity College Dublin, collaborating with the European Institute for Innovation through Health Data (i~HD). | Contact: