Dr Neil Walker
I have 20 years’ experience of working in different areas of statistics, primarily in field of wildlife epidemiology. I joined the PCTU statistics team in 2019 and have duly gained experience in relation to clinical trials
Statistical applications in clinical trials, epidemiology, methods of randomisation in trials, analysis of clustered data, epidemiological/statistical analysis with imperfect diagnostic tests
- Walker, N.J. Gainforth, H. Kiparoglou, V. Robinson, H. Van Woerden, H.C. & West, R. Factors modifying the relative effectiveness of varenicline and nicotine replacement therapy. (2017). Addiction. DOI: 10.1111/add14004.
- Walker, N. Kiparoglou, V. Pokhrel, S. Robinson, H. & Van Woerden, H. An examination of user costs in relation to smokers using a cessation service based in the UK. (2018). BMC Health Services Research, 18(182). DOI: 10.1186/s12913-018-2985-1.
- Walker, N.J. Van Woerden, H.C. Kiparoglou, V. Yang, Y. Robinson, H. & Croghan, E. (2016). Identifying seasonal and temporal trends in the pressures experienced by hospitals related to unscheduled care. BMC Health Services Research, 16(307). DOI: 10.1186/s12913-016-1555-7.
- Walker, N.J. (2014). The Analysis of Epidemiological Data on Bovine Tuberculosis in a Wild Badger Population: An Investigation of Approaches to Statistical Modelling. PhD thesis, University of Bristol.
- Delahay, R.J. Walker, N. Gunn, M.R. Christie, C. Wilson, G.J. Cheeseman, C.L. & McDonald, R.A. (2011). Using lifetime tooth wear scores to predict age in Eurasian badgers (Meles meles): performance of a predictive model. Journal of Zoology, 796, 1-9.