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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Early Career Researcher Showcase

Following a successful event last year, we are pleased to announce a further CSM Early Career Researcher Showcase on the afternoon of Monday 26 March 2018. A selection of early career researchers will give short talks and we are delighted that Prof Vern Farewell (MRC Biostatistics Unit) has agreed to come and give feedback to the speakers as well as give his own talk. The event will be held in the Mason Lecture Theatre (Keppel Street), beginning at 2:00pm and finishing approximately 5:30pm, in time for a drinks reception.

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Next CSM Seminar

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

Causal Inference Theme
Thursday 22 February 2018, 12:45-2:00pm - POSTPONED UNTIL A LATER DATE (TBC)
LG9, Keppel Street
How to obtain valid tests and confidence intervals for treatment effects after confounder selection?
Prof Stijn Vansteelandt (University of Ghent & LSHTM)

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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:

Big Data Theme
26 January 2018
Statistical methods for real-time monitoring of health outcomes
Prof Peter Diggle (University of Lancaster)

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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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