Peter Diggle, PhD

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Biostatistics


Professor Peter Diggle is currently an EPSRC Senior Fellow, leading a research programme in Spatial and Longitudinal Data Analysis at the University of Lancaster.

Current methodological themes include: geostatistical analysis; spatial and spatio-temporal point processes; joint modelling of repeated measurement and time-to-event outcomes in longitudinal studies. Current areas of application include: real-time disease surveillance; environmental exposure measurement; tropical disease prevalence mapping.

Diggle is founding co-editor of the journal "Biostatistics" and a trustee for the Biometrika Trust.

Education & Training

PhD Newcastle University (1977)
MSc Oxford College (1973)

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