Expert in Statistical Methodology, Data Analysis and Reporting
Expert ID: 728461 Saudi Arabia
Expert has experience with most statistical methods, including Monte Carlo sampling and bootstrapping. He also has a PhD in neuropharmacology and has published numerous research papers in neurobiology, sense of touch and the skin.
Statistical consultant to a grant funded by the Scottish Office (2007 – 2008). Further data analysis concerning the effectiveness of "talking mats" for communication, use of parametric (ANOVA) and non-parametric statistical tests.
Statistical consultant to a grant funded by the Scottish Office (2001 – 2004). To analyse data concerning the effectiveness of "talking mats" with emphasis on reliability and validity.Consultant for Project Grant awarded to Expert F.A.W. Wilson (University of Arizona, Tucson, USA) by the NIH, 1999. This was for pharmacological investigations using glutamate in the behaving primate.Evaluator of drugs on an international panel of experts for the company Current Drugs Ltd, in 1997.
|Year: 1992||Degree: MSc||Subject: Applied Statistics||Institution: University of Oxford|
|Year: 1984||Degree: PhD||Subject: Pharmacology||Institution: University of Bristol|
|Year: 1980||Degree: BSc||Subject: Psychology||Institution: University of St Andrews|
|Years: 1990 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Lecturer||Department: Psychology||Responsibilities: Teaching Research Methodology, performing research in Neuroscience.|
|Years: 1984 to 1989||Employer: University of Oxford||Title: Research Assistant||Department: Psychology||Responsibilities: Worked on neurophysiology of memory in behaving animals funded by the Medical Research Council.|
|Years: 2004 to Present||Agency: BBC Scotland||Role: Expert||Description: He was interviewed by Edi Stark of for her Take Five: Touch programme broadcast 14 March 2005.|
|Years: 2003 to Present||Agency: BBC1/Discovery programme||Role: Expert||Description: He was commissioned (completed cost £857) to build a robotic tactile (tickle) stimulator to be used in a programme for the series on the Human Senses. He was invited to appear in the programme.|
|Years: 1997 to Present||Agency: BBC television||Role: Expert||Description: He was consulted for a science documentary proposal.|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 1997 to 1999||Country / Region: USA/Arizona||Summary: Consultant for Project Grant awarded to Expert F.A.W. Wilson (University of Arizona, Tucson, USA) by the NIH, 1999. This was for pharmacological investigations using glutamate in the behaving primate, on sabbatical from the University of Stirling.|
|Associations / Societies|
|Royal Statistical Society;
British Pharmacological Society;
Physiological Society (London);
Society for Neuroscience.
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|Over 60 publications.|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|Statistical decision making, statistical evidence, probabilities.|
|Training / Seminars|
|Statistical inference, use of confidence intervals, statistical theory, multivariate statistics.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|Use of R programming language.|
Fields of Expertise
applied statistics, arithmetic mean, biostatistics, F distribution, histogram, linear model, medical statistics, normal density function, normal distribution, parameter, principal components analysis, statistic, statistical graphics, statistical inference, statistical median, statistics, Student's t statistic, Student's t test, Type II error, analysis of variance, bivariate analysis, chi-square method, data, data correlation, lognormal distribution, Monte Carlo method, neurobiology, neuropharmacology, Poisson density function, probability distribution, regression analysis, skin structure, statistical computer software, statistical computing, statistical data analysis, statistical degree of freedom, statistical estimation, statistical method, statistical sampling, statistical simulation, likelihood ratio, meta-analysis, estimate, survey statistics, social statistics, statistical design of experiments, design of experiments, fitting models to data, environmental statistics, geometric mean, statistical sampling plan, flexible statistical model building, degree of freedom, multivariate statistical analysis, statistical survey analysis, statistical survey, survey design, probability theory, reliability, statistical quality control, continuous distribution function, data acquisition, binomial mathematical distribution, sampling error, algorithm, biological process, mathematical function, time-series analysis, stochastic process, statistical process control, skewed density function, sampling, nonparametric statistics, multivariate analysis, Kolmogorov-Smirnov test, factor analysis, exponential density function, epidemiology, curve fitting, covariance, clinical trial, biometrics, biology