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Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Robin Turner

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Professor Robin Turner's research Robin is a biostatistician who specialises in the application of biostatistical methods to health-related research.

Her research covers a wide range of health-related areas including understanding the burden of influenza and other respiratory viruses, improving follow-up and monitoring after treatment for cancer and estimating the prevalence and risk factors for chronic diseases. Robin is an expert in the biostatistical methods relating to a randomised clinical trial design to estimate the effect of patient preferences for treatment on their outcomes. This trial design allows the investigation of the efficacy of decision aids. She is involved in research into improved biostatistical methods for risk prediction modelling. She has expertise in the methods and analysis of diagnostic test accuracy reviews. As the methods expert she ensures research studies are designed and analysed properly and uses a range of complex biostatistical methods to do this. Robin is Director of the Biostatistics Centre.

This lecture will be followed with light refreshments, tea, coffee and juice.


This event will be live-streamed, from 5:25pm Thursday 6 April 2023, at the following web address:

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Date Thursday, 6 April 2023
Time 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Audience Public,Undergraduate students,Postgraduate students,Staff,Alumni
Event Category Health Sciences
Event Type Inaugural Professorial Lecture
LocationCastle 1 Lecture Theatre, Dunedin
Contact NameAnna Poole

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