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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.

Two PhD defences at Stat4Reg

posted Sep 22, 2016, 6:42 AM by Xavier de Luna   [ updated Sep 22, 2016, 6:44 AM ]

Anita Lindmark will defend her thesis "Statistical methods for register based

studies with applications to stroke" on October 21 with Opponent Prof Saskia le Cessie from Leiden University. Minna Genbäck will defend her thesis "Uncertainty intervals and sensitivity analysis for missing data" on November 25, with Opponent Prof Arvid Sjölander from Karolinska institutet. 

Atlantic Causal Inference Conference 2016

posted Apr 26, 2016, 1:04 AM by Xavier de Luna

The Atlantic Causal Inference Conference is a gathering of statisticians, biostatisticians, epidemiologists, economists, social science and policy researchers to discuss methodologic issues with drawing causal inferences from experimental and non-experimental data. Follow link for program.

PhD student position

posted Mar 30, 2016, 4:17 AM by Xavier de Luna   [ updated Jun 15, 2016, 3:49 AM ]

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 August 31. For description of the position and how to apply click here.

UK-CIM 2016

posted Jan 27, 2016, 3:25 AM by Ingeborg Waernbaum   [ updated Jan 27, 2016, 3:25 AM ]

The center for Statistical Methodology at London School of Hygiene and Tropical  is hosting the 4th annual meeting of the UK Causal Inference Meeting (UK-CIM), which will take place from Wednesday 13th to Friday 15th April 2016, with a selection of pre-conference workshops held on Tuesday 12th April.open now: UK-CIM 2016

New funding from the Wallenberg Foundation

posted Dec 14, 2015, 7:12 AM by Xavier de Luna   [ updated Dec 14, 2015, 7:14 AM ]

The Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation has granted 4,6 million SEK to researchers at Stat4Reg for the project "Innovative statistical methods for optimal use of large-scale register data in studies of causal pathways." Press release in Swedish here.

More conferences, summer 2015

posted Sep 6, 2015, 6:56 AM by Xavier de Luna   [ updated Oct 12, 2015, 1:40 AM ]

Research at the Stat4Reg lab has been presented at the Joint Statistical Meeting in Seattle, in particular at the invited session Data-Driven Variable Selection for Causal Inference (slides), and at the ISCB conference in Utrecht.

5th Nordic-Baltic Biometric Conference

posted Jun 6, 2015, 4:48 AM by Xavier de Luna

Several members of Sta4Reg are attending the 5th Nordic-Baltic Biometric Conference, Reykjavik, June 8-10 2015, where methods for register-based research is part of the program.

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