Postgraduate Students

We currently have a group of undertaking PhD research within the Biostatistics Group. We are also supporting other students across the Research Institute with their doctoral studies. 

Lauren Barnett

Project: Occurrence, risk factors and complications of giant cell arteritis (GCA): A series of cohort studies using electronic primary and secondary care health records

Miriam Hattle

Project: Multivariate meta-analysis in medical research: development and application of methods

Chris Morton

Project: Early symptoms and treatment duration in polymyalgia rheumatica: a joint modelling approach

Marty Parker

Project: Investigating population health and well-being through estimation of Healthy Working Life Expectancy: a multi-state life table approach

Trishna Rathod-Mistry

Project: Modelling effectiveness of allopurinol treatment in gout using primary care databases

Lucy Teece

Project: Competing risks in prognostic model research

Rebecca Whittle

Project: Prognosis and risk prediction research: impact of ignoring measurement error

Potential Opportunities 

We have expertise in a broad range of biostatistical areas and currently supervise PhD students conducting both methodological and applied research projects.

If you are interested in undertaking a PhD with us, please look at our staff research interests and get in touch to discuss potential projects of interest, or contact Professor Gillian Lancaster to discuss your options.