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Dr Rach HughesMSc, PhD(Bristol)

Senior Research Fellow

Rachael Hughes

Dr Rach HughesMSc, PhD(Bristol)

Senior Research Fellow

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External positions

Biometrical Journal Associate Editor

1 Nov 201831 Oct 2021

RSS Conference Board

1 Jul 201730 Sep 2020

Research interests

I am a research fellow in Medical Statistics within the MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit. My main research interests are longitudinal modelling in life-course epidemiology, analysis in the presence of missing data, causal inference, instrumental variable analysis, longitudinal modelling of disease biomarkers, analysis in the presence of non-random selection into a study, and clinical epidemiology of HIV and AIDS in the era of antiretroviral therapy.

My research aspirations are to work at the interface of methodological development and application. I enjoy explaining complex statistical methods and interpreting their results to other researchers, evaluating and comparing statistical methods using simulation studies in real-world contexts, and providing user-friendly software to implement statistical methods unavailable to non-specialist researchers.

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Postal address:
Canynge Hall
39 Whatley Road
United Kingdom