Protecting and improving health by leading research in advanced statistical techniques and clinical trials methods.

The Department of Health Data Science carries out methodological and applied research, as well as capacity development. Our people are engaged in a broad range of collaborative projects to protect and improve health and maximise quality of health research internationally.


Leading research areas including clinical trials methodology, meta-analysis, economic evaluation, quality of life data analysis, health informatics, statistical pharmacogenetics, multivariate data analysis, stereology, performance monitoring, survival analysis, joint modelling of longitudinal and survival data.





Key Staff

Professor Marta Garcia Finana

Head of Department

Professor Catrin Tudur Smith

Research and Impact Lead

Dr Susanna Dodd

Education lead

Dr Angela Boland

EDIW lead

Dr Anna Auer-Fowler

Departmental events and forum lead

Dr Laura Bonnett

Communication and Engagement lead

Dr Girvan Burnside

PGR lead