Peter Diggle

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Peter Diggle is a statistician, and president of the Royal Statistical Society, starting his term early in 2014 on the resignation of John Pullinger who was appointed National Statistician.[1] He holds concurrent appointments with the Faculty of Health and Medicine at Lancaster University, and the Institute of Infection and Global Health at the University of Liverpool.[2] In 1997 he was awarded the Guy medal in Silver by the Royal Statistical Society.[3] From 2004-2008 he was an EPSRC Senior Research Fellow.[4] He is one of the founding co-editors of the journal Biostatistics.[5]

Previously, he has held positions at Newcastle University, and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation in Australia. He also holds honorary appointments with Johns Hopkins, Columbia and Yale.[2]


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  2. ^ a b "Peter Diggle, Prof - Personal Statement". University of Liverpool. Retrieved 13 Dec 2013. 
  3. ^ "Guy Medal in Silver - Previous Recipients". Royal Statistical Society. Retrieved 13 Dec 2013. 
  4. ^ "Professor Peter Diggle". Lancaster University. Retrieved 13 Dec 2013. 
  5. ^ "Editorial Board". Oxford Journals. Retrieved 13 Dec 2013.