Centre for Statistical Methodology

The Centre for Statistical Methodology aims to gather statistical and methodological expertise across the School in order to strengthen our research capacity in epidemiology and public health.

Welcome to the LSHTM Centre for Statistical Methodology

The LSHTM Centre for Statistical Methodology aims to gather statistical and methodological expertise across the School in order to strengthen our research capacity in epidemiology and public health, and exploit the richness and interdisciplinarity of the work carried out within the School. This is in line with the School’s strategic plans for sustaining areas of established expertise in which we have an international reputation.

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"Statistical Methods for Big Data” Symposium

The Centre for Statistical Methodology held a half-day symposium on Statistical Methods for Big Data on 7 July 2017. The symposium aimed to discuss features of Big Data and the challenges that they pose for statistical methods and future directions of research. Speakers from different methodological perspectives presented examples across a wide spectrum of applications.

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Next CSM Seminar

The Centre hosts regular seminars across the different themes. The next seminar is:

Meta-analysis and Systematic Reviews Theme
Friday 24 November 2017, 12:45-2:00pm
LG9, Keppel Street
Combining diverse information sources with the II-CC-FF paradigm, with applications in meta-analysis and beyond
Celine Cunen (University of Oslo)

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Recent seminar slides & audio

Slides and audio recordings of many of our previous seminars are available. The most recent seminar was:

Health Economics & Causal Inference Themes
10 November 2017
Does transfer to intensive care units reduce mortality for deteriorating ward patients? Estimating Person-centered Treatment (PeT) Effects Using Instrumental Variables
Prof Anirban Basu (University of Washington)

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UK Causal Inference Meeting (UK-CIM) 2016

UK-CIM: The Centre for Statistical Methodology hosted the 4th annual meeting of the UK Causal Inference Meeting (UK-CIM) , which will took place Wednesday 13 to Friday 15 April 2016, with a selection of pre-conference workshops held on Tuesday 12 April.

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