Postgraduate students

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

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

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

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

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

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

Project: Competing risks in prognostic model research

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.