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Coming soon!

February 21, 2017
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Coming soon!

We've just received a picture of the cover of the BCEA book, which is really, really close to being finally published!I did mention this in a few other posts (for example here and here) and it has been in fact a rather long process, so much so tha...

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Three rooms left…

January 26, 2017
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Three rooms left…

Last December, Kobi and his classmates did their Christmas play, which was based on a relatively close representation of the Nativity (well $-$ perhaps back then shepherds used to run around with most of their hands up their nose, waiving at their pare...

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Face value

January 23, 2017
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This is actually a not-so-recent paper, but I've only discovered now and I think it's very interesting. The underlying issue is about trying to do "causal inference" from observational data $-$ perhaps one could see this in a simpler way by considering...

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New year resolution

January 13, 2017
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New year resolution

Now that the Christmas break is just a distant memory (Marta would say that I am quite happy with that $-$ she thinks I'm like the Grinch around the Christmas holiday. And she is right), I've given way to my new year's resolution of finally, prope...

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Movie stars

December 16, 2016
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Our search for potential alternatives to an academic career, in the face of increasing competition and difficulties in securing grant money has now led Jolene, Marcos and me to seek employment in the show-biz $-$ just in case we fail to recruit enough ...

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PhD opportunity!

December 15, 2016
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PhD opportunity!

Applications are invited for a PhD funding opportunity to conduct research in a branch of probability or statistics based in the UCL Department of Statistical Science, commencing in September 2017. This funding is provided by the Engineering and Physic...

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Bayes 2017

December 15, 2016
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Bayes 2017

We've just opened the call for abstract for the next edition of the Bayes Workshop $-$ this time we're going to Spain and to be more precise to Albacete.The format is the same as in the past few years $-$ you can send your abstract (including title, au...

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Nomen omen

December 9, 2016
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Nomen omen

After resisting this for way too long, I've finally decided it was time to release more widely a couple of the R packages I've been working on $-$ I've put them on GitHub, hence the mug...In both cases, while I think the packages do work nicely, I am s...

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Good stuff around

December 2, 2016
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Good stuff around

Lately, I've been publicising quite heavily our Summer school and new MSc, but of course, we're not the only one to plan for interesting things worth mentioning $-$ well, of course this is highly subjective... But then again, this blog is (mainly)...

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Come & play with us!

November 23, 2016
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We're starting to build up the promotional material for our new MSc in Health Economics and Decision Science. Here's the first of a few videos we've filmed!

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