Workshop in Bayesian Data Science in Edinburgh

June 1st - 2nd 2017, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Course content

This two day course is intended for those who already are acquainted with basic
concepts of Bayesian methodology and require to add to this with a focus on special topics in Biostatistics. The topics covered will include Bayesian longitudinal and survival analysis; meta analysis; bioassay; regression and GLMs including measurement error, and variable selection; image processing; and disease mapping In addition, both WinBUGS/OpenBUGS and INLA will be demonstrated.

The speaker

Professor Andrew B. Lawson (Department of Public Health Sciences, College of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina) has extensive experience in running
Bayesian Data Science 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.

Registration Information

Detailed information and registration form is available from

Course fee : 530 GBP   (500 GBP academic discount)