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Professor Serge Guillas awarded interdisciplinary funding for tsunami risk research in India

Professor Serge Guillas is leading a new project funded by the NERC/AHRC/ESRC call on Global Challenges Research Fund: Building Resilience. This intense programme of activities is entitled "Tsunami risk for the Western Indian Ocean: steps toward the integration of science into policy and practice" and is taking place over 2017. More...

Published: Feb 9, 2017 10:40:03 AM

Data science institutes at University of Michigan and University College London sign academic cooperation agreement

ANN ARBOR, MI and LONDON — The Michigan Institute of Data Science (MIDAS) at the University of Michigan and the Centre for Data Science and Big Data Institute at UCL (University College London) have signed a five-year agreement of scientific and academic cooperation. More...

Published: Feb 1, 2017 9:38:07 AM

Practical Statistics for Medical Research: 27-30 June 2017

Registration is now open for ‘Practical Statistics for Medical Research’, a four day training course in study design and statistical methods run by the Biostatistics group in the Department of Statistical Science. The course is aimed at healthcare professionals or researchers who wish to learn more about the basic principles of quantitative research methods and their application in medical science. Material covered is at an intermediate level and does not assume any deep understanding of statistical terms or concepts. This course is accredited with 21 CPD points from the Royal College of Physicians. More...

Published: Jan 21, 2017 1:49:29 PM

Dr Ardo van den Hout's new book: Multi-State Survival Models for Interval-Censored Data now available

Multi-State Survival Models for Interval-Censored Data by Dr Ardo van den Hout has been published by CRC/Chapman & Hall in the series Monographs on Statistics and Applied Probability. The book is about statistical inference using multi-state survival models. It introduces and explains methods to describe stochastic processes that consist of transitions between states over time. The book is targeted at applications in medical statistics, epidemiology, demography, and social statistics. More...

Published: Dec 16, 2016 3:14:32 PM

Dr Gianluca Baio elected Programme Chair of Biostatistics and Pharmaceutical Statistics Section of International Society for Bayesian Analysis

Dr Gianluca Baio will serve a two year term as Programme Chair of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA) Section on Section on Biostatistics and Pharmaceutical Statistics, starting from January 2017.

Published: Nov 21, 2016 9:51:54 AM