Postgraduate Research & Training

What are recent BioSS students doing now?

Siu-yin (Max) Lau

is a Postdoctoral Research fellow at Princeton developing inference methodology for epidemic processes and applying this to the study of measles.

Alastair Rushworth

is now a lecturer in Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Strathclyde.

Gustaf Rydevik

works at the Roslin Institute as a Postdoctoral Research fellow in EPIC, the Scottish Government’s Centre of Expertise on Animal Disease Outbreaks.

Chris Sutherland

is an Assistant Proffessor in quantitative population ecology in the Department of Environmental Conservation (ECO) at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Laura Walton

is statistical consultant at PHASTAR a specialist contract research organisation focussed on the pharmaceutical sector.

Frank Dondelinger

is a Lecturer in Biostatistics at Lancaster University in the CHICAS (Combining Health Information, Computation And Statistics) group of the Lancaster Medical School.

Naomi Fox

is a Quantitative Ecologist in the Disease Systems team at SRUC working on a range of projects addressing issues including paraTB control, wildlife disease surveillance, and the potential impact of climate change on livestock health.

Joanne Hardstaff

is a postdoctoral researcher in Public Health and Policy at the Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool. She is currently conducting research on Campylobacter and norovirus.

Jamie Prentice

is a Post Doctoral Research Assistant in the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health, and Comparative Medicine at the University of Glasgow, developing systems modelling approaches to the persistence and control of E. coli O157.

Leo Zijerveld

is a Senior Engineer at the Department of Earth Science at the University of Bergen, Norway. His research includes application of statistical inference methods to geological data to infer slip histories on active faults.

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