Mr Matthew Smith
BSc MSc GradStat AMIMA
Research Degree Student
of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
In 2015, Matthew graduated in Mathematics and Statistics from Nottingham; he then completed a Masters in Medical Statistics at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) in 2017. He is continuing his research in cancer survival as a Research Degree 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: Statistical Methods in Epidemiology, Design and Analysis of Epidemiological Studies, and Statistics for Epidemiology and Population Health. He is a seminar assistant for the short course "Cancer Survival: Principles, Methods and Applications". Matthew is also a Student Representative for the Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health.
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.