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Conference on Machine Learning

posted Nov 28, 2018, 12:07 AM by Xavier de Luna

Stat4Reg is co-organising the 46th Winter Conference in Statistics with theme Machine Learning, Hemavan, March 10-15, 2019. Keynote lectures will be given by Corrina Cortes, Head of Google Research, Edward Kennedy, Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, and Mattias Villani, Professor at Linköping University. Registration is open.

New PhD student positions

posted Nov 23, 2018, 1:21 AM by Xavier de Luna   [ updated Nov 23, 2018, 1:24 AM ]

Join our research group! We are now opening fully funded PhD positions. Apply before 28 December. For more details on the research projects and how to apply follow the link here

Research funding from Swedish research councils

posted Nov 20, 2018, 4:39 AM by Xavier de Luna   [ updated Nov 20, 2018, 4:40 AM ]

Researchers at Stat4Reg have been awarded research funding for two new projects. Anita Lindmark and Marie Eriksson from the Swedish Research Council and the Swedish Research council for Health and Welfare for the project: Uncovering the mechanisms behind socioeconomic inequalities in stroke care and outcome through innovative statistical methods for mediation analysis 

Conference on Machine Learning

posted Oct 9, 2018, 1:17 AM by Xavier de Luna   [ updated Nov 28, 2018, 12:06 AM ]

Stat4Reg is co-organising the 46th Winter Conference in Statistics with theme Machine Learning, Hemavan, March 10-15, 2019. Keynote lectures will be given by Corrina Cortes, Head of Google Research, Edward Kennedy, Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, and Mattias Villani, Professor at Linköping University. Registration is open.

National competence centre in register based research

posted Feb 3, 2018, 4:30 PM by Xavier de Luna

Umeå University has been appointed as a national competence centre in register based research. Read more.

New funding from Riksbankens Jubileumsfond

posted Oct 30, 2017, 1:59 AM by Emma Persson   [ updated Oct 31, 2017, 1:59 AM by Xavier de Luna ]

A researcher at Stat4Reg, Maria Josefsson, has received a grant of 2.1 million SEK from Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, for the project titled “Attrition and Generalizability of Cognitive Aging Studies - A Population-Based Perspective”.

For more information on the project, see: https://rj.se/en/anslag/2017/attrition-and-generalizability-of-cognitive-aging-studies---a-population-based-perspective/

PhD defence

posted Oct 30, 2017, 1:45 AM by Emma Persson   [ updated Oct 30, 2017, 1:47 AM ]

Philip Fowler will defend his thesis Methods for improving covariate balance in observational studies on October 10, 2017. The opponent is Prof. Martin Huber, Department of Economics, University of Fribourg.

New funding to Stat4Reg from the Swedish Research Council for 2017-2022

posted Mar 29, 2017, 6:48 AM by Xavier de Luna

The Swedish Research Council has granted researchers at Stat4Reg with 12 million SEK for the project "Statistical methods to study causal effects with population based registers" (press release in Swedish) and 5,4 million SEK  for the project "Statistical models and methods to study life trajectories in the labour market and health domains" 

STRATOS visiting Umeå

posted Dec 22, 2016, 7:36 AM by Xavier de Luna

Stat4Reg is hosting a meeting of the Causal Inference STRATOS group on January 19-21, 2017. The objective of STRATOS is to provide accessible and accurate guidance in the design and analysis of observational studies. The guidance is intended for applied statisticians and other data analysts with varying levels of statistical education, experience and interests.

PhD student position in statistics

posted Nov 10, 2016, 6:10 AM by Xavier de Luna

We have an opening for a PhD student in Statistics within the project "Innovative

Statistical methods for optimal use of large-scale register data in studies of causal

pathways". Deadline for applications is January 6. For description of the position and how to apply click here.

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