Alan Turing Institute / HDR UK Seminar

Time: 10.30 - 11.45 (Networking lunch will follow in the Smith Cafe)

Venue: Michael Smith Lecture Theatre, Michael smith Building, University of Manchester, M13 9PT

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The FBMH Fellowship Academy and Wellcome 4ward North Clinical PhD Academy are pleased to welcome Professor Chris Holmes from The Alan Turing Institute, and Professor Peter Diggle, HDRUK, to the University of Manchester. 

Professor Chris Holmes: Programme Director for Health and Medical Sciences

Talk: The use of AI in Health Research 

Chris Holmes is Programme Director for Health and Medical Sciences at The Alan Turing Institute. His appointment is made jointly with Health Data Research UK. He is Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Oxford with a joint appointment between the Department of Statistics and the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine through the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics and the Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Innovation and Discovery.

Professor Peter Diggle: Director of Training, HDRUK

Talk: HDRUK Training for Health Data Scientists: Longitudinal and spatial case studies in statistical methods for real-time health surveillance

Peter Diggle is the Director of Training at Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) where he leads their innovative training programme for health data scientists. Peter works with academic institutions across the UK to draw up a training strategy that builds on existing best practice to create a programme that will transform the careers of future leaders in this area on a national scale.