Course: Bayesian Disease Mapping

Introduction to Bayesian Disease Mapping (IBDM) (2 day)

Bayesian Disease Mapping with INLA (BDMI) (1 day)

Advanced Bayesian Disease Mapping (ABDM) (2 day)

University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK July 11th - July 15th 2016

These courses are designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to the area of Bayesian disease mapping in applications to Public Health and Epidemiology: The IBDM course will run on July 11th- JUly12th, the BDMI course will run on July 13th and the ABDM course will run on July 14th - 15th 2016.


Professor Andrew B. Lawson (Department of Public Health Sciences, College of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina) has extensive experience in running Bayesian Biostatistical short courses. He is an elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association and a WHO advisor on disease mapping. He has also co-authored a recent general text on Bayesian Biostatistics and the BBST course covers material in the second half of that book. The book: Lesaffre, E. and Lawson, A. B. (2012) Bayesian Biostatistics, Wiley, London is included in the registration fee for the BBST course.


Detailed information and registration form is available from here