Richard Silverwood BSc MSc PhD

Lecturer in Medical Statistics
Course Director, MSc Medical Statistics
Co-Director, Centre for Statistical Methodology


Richard has been at the School since 2004 and currently works in the Department of Medical Statistics.




Richard is the Course Director of the MSc in Medical Statistics.

He is the organiser and lecturer for the Robust Statistical Methods module and contributes to teaching on the modules Statistical Methods in Epidemiology (SME) and Advanced Statistical Methods in Epidemiology (ASME).


Richard is currently working as part of the Economic and Social Research Council National Centre for Research Methods node 'PATHWAYS', exploring biosocial influences on health.

His other recent work has included a Kidney Research UK-funded project exploring early and life course determinants of chronic kidney disease in the MRC National Survey of Health and Development.

Richard is also the the Co-Director of the Centre for Statistical Methodology.

You can access (most of) Richard's publications via the School's repository, Research Online, here.

Research areas

  • Child health
  • Statistical methods


  • Epidemiology
  • Life-course epidemiology
  • Statistics

Disease and Health Conditions

  • Kidney disease


  • United Kingdom
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