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Taya Collyer

Taya Collyer
Name
Taya Collyer
Title
Organisation
Social Policy School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
Address
Edinburgh UK
Telephone
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Research Interests
Health policy, Philosophy of science, Epidemiology, Economic Theory, statistics
URL
http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/gradschool/community_and_representation/research_student_profiles/social_policy/taya_collyer

PhD Title

Downstream? Upstream? Or mainstream? Disciplinary training and conceptual models of disease causation.

I trained as a biostatistician in Melbourne, Australia and have experience managing the data and analysis requirements of very large randomised studies. 

My own research focuses on the ways medical researchers from different academic disciplines understand and engage with statistical methods, especially multivariate regression techniques. Of particular interest to me are the different ways in which disciplines which tackle questions related to health (e.g. epidemiology, economics, sociology) conceptualise disease risk.