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Utility bills

March 19, 2015
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Utility bills

Because I'm involved in many collaborative projects, some of which luckily involving LaTeX, and because I'm trying (sort-of succeeding) to spend as much time as possible outside the office (mostly failing) to work on the books, in the pa...

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Banned!

March 6, 2015
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Banned!

This is not really news any more, but I still think it's an interesting story. Last week the journal Basic and Applied Social Psychology has published an editorial setting out their views (or rather prescriptions) for how statistica...

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Cannabis on trial

March 5, 2015
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The other night, Channel 4 has broadcast this programme. That's some sort of spin-off from the trial we're working on at UCL (Valerie Curran is the principal investigator $-$ the whole group is really good and all nice people to work with!). The idea o...

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Non-trivial wedges

March 1, 2015
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Non-trivial wedges

During February, I've been really bad at blogging $-$ I've only posted one entry advertising our workshop at the RSS, later this month. I have spent a lot of time working in collaboration with colleagues at UCL and the London School of Hygiene and Trop...

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GAS workshop

February 1, 2015
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GAS workshop

The General Application Section (GAS) of the Royal Statistical Society has asked us to reenact the session Richard Nixon, Chris Jackson and I did at Bayes Pharma last year on Bayesian methods in health economic evaluation. In fact, ...

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More than Word

January 30, 2015
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More than Word

I know this will sound childish and possibly snobbish. But for some reason (mostly because of several collaborative papers I'm working on at the moment with colleagues that do not use LaTeX), I have spent a good 90% of my working time on MS Word, in th...

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A bunch of papers

January 20, 2015
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A bunch of papers

The beginning of the new year has been particularly busy, as I'm working on several interesting projects. On the bright side, some of these are starting to give their fruits and, coincidentally, in the last few days we've had a few papers finalise...

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DIA Joint Adaptive Design and Bayesian Statistics Conference

January 19, 2015
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This is my first real contribution to the ISBA Section on Biostatistics and Pharmaceutical Statistics, in my new role of secretary. Our section has formally endorsed this very interesting conference $-$ the timeline is very short, as the conferenc...

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No-go zones?

January 12, 2015
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No-go zones?

I think this is really serious: that's the story of an "expert" on terrorism, who's commented on Fox News about the situation in Europe. If you really want to laugh about it, you just take this at face value, as, erm, let's just say, "somebody" who jus...

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Sabbath-ical

January 5, 2015
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Sabbath-ical

Today is the first day of my sabbatical term, which I have asked (and obtained) so I could work on writing the books $-$ the BCEA book had been commissioned for a while and it's not far from a nearly finalised version, while the 2nd edition of Bayesian...

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