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.

Read more

Next CSM Seminar

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

Health Economics Theme
Friday 29 June 2018, 12:45-2:00pm
LG9, Keppel Street
Experiences of structured elicitation cost-effectiveness analyses
Marta Soares (University of York)

Read more

Quantifying Impact Series: Evaluation Using Observational Data

The Centre for Evaluation, supported by the Centre for Statistical Methodology, are hosting a series of lunchtime seminars introducing methodological approaches beyond stratification and regression to address confounding in quasi-experimental or non-randomised designs. Each session will describe some examples as well as discussing the advantages and disadvantages over more commonly used methods.

Friday 22 June 12.45-14.00 (Jerry Morris B, Tavistock Place): Instrumental variables, Edoardo Masset

See the Centre for Evaluation website for full details.

Recent seminar slides & audio

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

Time Series Regression Analysis Theme
18 May 2018
Case time series: a flexible design for big data epidemiological analyses
Antonio Gasparrini (LSHTM)

Read more

"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.

Read more