Mr Matthew Smith
BSc MSc GradStat AMIMA
Research Degree Student
of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
In 2015, Matthew graduated in Mathematics and Statistics from Nottingham; in 2017, he completed a Masters in Medical Statistics at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). He is continuing his research in cancer survival as a Doctoral Student in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the LSHTM, and he is aiming to complete his PhD in 2020.
Matthew is currently a seminar leader for the courses:
- Advanced Statistical Modelling;
- Robust Statistical Methods; and
- Statistical Methods in Epidemiology.
He is a seminar assistant for the short course "Cancer Survival: Principles, Methods and Applications".
Matthew sits on the Student Representive Council for the position of Vice President Doctoral Students.
Matthew's main interests are in developing methodologies to investigate the inequalities in cancer survival, with a focus surrounding the effects of comorbidities on the survival of patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.