Mark Andrews and I launched our Prior Exposure Bayesian Data Analysis workshop series last year and are pleased to announce that bookings for year the 2016 workshops 1 and 2 are now open. This is part of the ESRC Advanced Training Initiative . Further de...
One of the great things about writing a statistics book was finding an excuse to read about dozens of topics that I knew a little about but hadn't got around to studying in depth. Even so, there were a number of topics I ended up missing out on completely (...
Booking is now open for workshops three and four of our Prior Exposure Bayesian data analysis training (all taking place at NTU) These follow on from the first two workshops but if you have some training in regression (especially multilevel regression) and ...
There are still a few places left on our September Bayesian Data analysis workshops held in Nottingham Trent University on September 15 and 16, 2016. These are part of the ESRC's Advanced Training Initiative and are aimed at PhD students and researchers (p...
Places on the Easter Prior Exposure (introductory) workshops filled up very quickly and we had to turn away quite a few people. In response we’ve managed to arrange another set of events on 16 and 17 June (again with an optional R bootcamp on June 15th). B...
The Jon Rasbash prize for Quantitative Social Science is awarded biennially for early career achievement in the field of quantitative social science.
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