Simon White

Simon R White

COLD: Methods for the Analysis of Complex Observational and Longitudinal Data
Telephone number: 01223 767408
Email Address: simon.white@mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk
Other Research Theme Collaborations: ESH  

Simon is a senior investigator statistician and works with Dr Fiona Matthews as part of the Evidence Synthesis to inform Health (ESH) and Methods for the Analysis of Complex Observational and Longitudinal Data (COLD) Research Themes within the Unit.

Research interests

  • Bayesian longitudinal modelling with missing data
  • Bayesian sample size and study design
  • Developing methododolgy for simulation studies
  • Dimension reduction in a Bayesian framework
  • Statistics applied to public health
  • Promoting and supporting proper statistical methodology in research
  • Bridging innovative statistical research and practical applications to the non-statistical community
  • Application of Bayesian methodology, in particular Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC)
  • Developing the theory of Approximate/Exact Bayesian Computation (ABC/EBC) and its application to stochastic models
  • Stochastic epidemic modelling and inference, particularly on partially observed epidemics
  • Neuro-imaging and image analysis in a Bayesian framework
  • High performance statistical computing, parallel and distributed applications (OpenMP/MPI/GPU)

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