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 Expert  728461

Expert in Statistical Methodology, Data Analysis and Reporting


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Riyadh 11533
Saudi Arabia
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Expert has an advanced degree in Applied Statistics from the University of Oxford. He has taught statistics for over 20 years and has been consulted by researchers (for grants and papers). He has written articles on statistical methodology & reporting and has serverd as a reviewer for book proposals. He has used a number of statistical software packages including SPSS and Minitab, and more recently R and RExcel for doing analyses and advanced graphics (ggplot2, also SigmaPlot for graphics). His general approach has largely been a frequentist - in significance testing, but with special emphasis on effect size and confidence intervals. He has experience in likelihood ratios and some experience with Bayesian methods and credibility intervals. He has experience in time-series analysis (including Fast Fourier transform of sequential data), multivariate methods especially multiple regression and principal components analysis, multilevel models, ANCOVA, MANOVA and ANOVA (all with respect to the general linear model).
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applied statistics

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arithmetic mean

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biostatistics

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F distribution

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histogram

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linear model

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medical statistics

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normal density function

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normal distribution

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parameter

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principal components analysis

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statistic

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statistical graphics

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statistical inference

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statistical median

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statistics

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Student's t statistic

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Student's t test

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Type II error

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.
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analysis of variance

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bivariate analysis

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chi-square method

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data

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data correlation

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lognormal distribution

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Monte Carlo method

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neurobiology

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neuropharmacology

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Poisson density function

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probability distribution

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regression analysis

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skin structure

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statistical computer software

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statistical computing

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statistical data analysis

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statistical degree of freedom

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statistical estimation

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statistical method

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statistical sampling

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statistical simulation


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1992   MSc   Applied Statistics   University of Oxford  
1984   PhD   Pharmacology   University of Bristol  
1980   BSc   Psychology   University of St Andrews   2.1

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1990 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Psychology

 

Lecturer

 

Teaching Research Methodology, performing research in Neuroscience.

1984 to 1989

 

University of Oxford

 

Psychology

 

Research Assistant

 

Worked on neurophysiology of memory in behaving animals funded by the Medical Research Council.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Royal Statistical Society; British Pharmacological Society; Physiological Society (London); Society for Neuroscience.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Over 60 publications.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Physiology News  
 - Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System  
 - Neuroscience  
 - In: Amino Acid Receptor Research, Paley, E. F. and Warfield, T. E., Nova Science Publishers.  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2004 to   BBC Scotland   Expert   He was interviewed by Edi Stark of for her Take Five: Touch programme broadcast 14 March 2005.
2003 to   BBC1/Discovery programme   Expert   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.
1997 to   BBC television   Expert   He was consulted for a science documentary proposal.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • 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 Dr 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.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in statistics.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Statistical decision making, statistical evidence, probabilities.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Medical statistician expert for consulting.
  • Expert for consulting on design of clinical trial.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1997 to 1999   USA/Arizona   Consultant for Project Grant awarded to Dr 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 Expert's University.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  
French  
Spanish  
Swahili  

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Statistical inference, use of confidence intervals, statistical theory, multivariate statistics.

Other Skills and Services

Use of R programming language.


 

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