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Novel Machine Learning Methods for Cancer Research 

Date and Time: Wed 23 Jan 2019 at 13:00 Venue: SCI 3.05 Speaker: Dr. Colin Campbell,  University of Bristol   Title: Novel Machine Learning Methods for Cancer Research  Abstract The talk will have two parts, both illustrating the potential promise of using innovative machine learning methods in application to the large and diverse omics datasets now being derived within cancer research. In the first part we consider novel methods, based on machine...

Publication Success: Beta-binomial model for meta-analysis of odds ratios

Publication success: The article by Ilyas Bakbergenuly and Elena Kulinskaya entitled   Beta-binomial model for meta-analysis of odds ratios , published in  Statistics in Medicine  in 2017,  was one of the journal’s top 20 most downloaded recent papers

Girls with top science GCSEs 'deterred from study at higher level'

Below is an interesting report  about why girls don't take STEM subjects at higher levels.(Spoiler: too many boys, lack of confidence) Visit: Girls top science gcse deterred study higher level ifs report  

Use of Big Health and Actuarial Data Impact Workshop

Prof. Elena Kulinskaya is the PI on the ARC programme on Use of Big Health and Actuarial Data for understanding Longevity and Morbidity risks. The research programme held a one day Impact Workshop on Thursday 17 May in London . The event was delivered in partnership with the University of East Anglia (UEA) and the Business and Local Government Data Research Centre. It brought together a wide range of stakeholders to explore how medical advances and health interventions could impact on...

Smarter maths generates better value insurance products

Lens on Research and Innovation  (LORI) was selected by EPSRC for their showcase of impact.  Visit: www.epscr.ac.uk/lori