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My interest and expertise lies in quantitative agricultural and environmental science. The current areas of my work are:
In addition to statistical modelling I have also published results from process-based modelling in BVD, Johnes and arable biodiversity.
My education is a degree in maths and plant science (Cambridge) and PhD in plant ecology (Liverpool) and statistical qualifications with the Open University and the Royal Statistical Society.
An online calculator for determining sample sizes when planning a two stage survey for estimating herd level prevalence and where the test is known to be imperfect (using method described in Humphry et al. 2004).
Responsible for delivering Epidemiological Concepts for Vets in Practice and management of the accompanying online epidemiological tools.
Responsible for KT projects on the use of maths in science and the workplace to secondary school pupils.
I have also lectured on the Open University’s mathematical modelling summer school and I have run introductory courses to statistics for NHS Highland.
Address: Future Farming Systems
Epidemiology Research Unit
Plot 10, An Lòchran
Telephone: 01463 246 059
Fax: 01463 711 103