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I am currently employed as a teaching assistant in the Mathematics and Statistics department and have been involved in teaching statistics classes across all levels.
My research interests focus on public health. My PhD project, in collaboration with the National Poisons Information Service, examines the variation in incidences of poisoning across the UK. I am particularly interested in applications of time series and spatial techniques to modelling the complex autocorrelation structures which can arise in human health applications.
In addition to my teaching and research duties, I am a fellow of the Royal Statistical Society and am secretary of the Glasgow Local Group. I am also an active STEM ambassador, and regularly run workshops for school children to encourage them to pursue a career in science.
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Silva, M. I., Khadra, I., Pyper, K. & Halbert, G. W., 31 Dec 2023, In: European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics. 193, p. 58-73 16 p.
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Fed intestinal solubility limits and distributions applied to the developability classification systemSilva, M. I., Khadra, I., Pyper, K. & Halbert, G. W., 31 May 2023, In: European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics. 186, p. 74-84 11 p.
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A statistical analysis of spatially linked time series using data from the TOXBASE database to study Emergency Department and NHS phone line management of poisoned patientsAuthor: Pyper, K., 19 Sept 2019
Supervisor: Robertson, C. (Supervisor) & Rushworth, A. (Supervisor)
Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis
Pyper, Kate (Recipient), 2020
Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)
8 Jun 2023
Activity: Public Engagement and Outreach › Education Outreach