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CMP and Earlham Institute researchers develop new phylogenetics software package

Together with researchers in the Earlham Institute, members of Phylogenetics group in CMP have developed SPECTRE, a new open-source software package, that simplifies the complex business of creating phylogenetic networks and trees. For more information, visit Catch day net full trees

CMP New Funding Success

Prof Elena Kulinskaya (PI) with Prof Julia Koricheva (RHUL) and Dr Gillian Petrokofsky (Oxford) have been successful in the NERC 2017 Evidence Synthesis Training Pilot Scheme call. The proposed training initiative targets two important gaps in evidence synthesis training available to early career environmental scientists in the UK: the lack of training in statistical aspects of research synthesis (meta-analysis) which often leads to poor quality reviews, and insufficient stakeholder...

Medical Research Council funding for pioneering NNUH and CMP collaboration

The Medical Research Council (MRC) has awarded £847,000 to an innovative collaboration between Mr John Phillips , an Ear, Nose and Throat Consultant at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) and Prof Stephen Cox , a signal-processing expert from CMP. This prestigious funding award is part of the MRC’s Development Pathway Funding Scheme, which supports the initial development and early clinical testing of novel therapeutics, devices and diagnostics. Mr Phillips and...

Dr Nikoloulopoulos was invited speaker at second event of Data Science Norfolk

The  second event  of the Meetup Group Data Science Norfolk  took place on Thursday 11 May 2017 at the historic AVIVA Marble Hall at Norwich’s Surrey Street.  Dr Aristidis K. Nikoloulopoulos  gave an invited presentation with the intriguing title: “The copula that ‘killed’ Wall Street and beyond”. He has pointed out the limitations of normal copula for modelling high-dimensional financial data and has recommended vine or factor copulas when big...

UEA CMP and MED scientists makes breakthrough in Prostate Cancer Research

New test which distinguishes prostate cancer 'tigers' from 'pussycats' developed by Prof Vincent Moulton (CMP) and Dr Bogdan Luca (CMP) collaborated with Prof Colin Cooper (MED) and Dr. Daniel Brewer (MED) A new test has been developed to make the vital distinction between aggressive and less harmful forms of prostate cancer, helping to avoid sometimes-damaging and unnecessary treatment. Each year 46,000 men in the UK develop prostate cancer and many cancers progress after diagnosis to...