Statistics Meets Public Health
The next talk in this new and unique seminar series will be:
"Using statistics to estimate the extent of dementia in the population"
On Thursday 24th November, 5pm at Emmanuel College, Cambridge
Register for free at: https://statsmeetspublichealth.eventbrite.co.uk
What we do
Founded in 1913, we are one of the largest groups of biostatisticians in Europe and a major centre for training and knowledge transfer, with the mission 'to advance biomedical science and human health through the development, application and dissemination of statistical methods'.
We are part of the Cambridge Institute of Public Health.
Our researchers work across four major themes:
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Yiu, S., Tom, B.
Stat Med [Epub ahead of print]. (17th October 2016)
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