News Archive

Monday, 1 November 2021Software Skills Workshops for 2021 : Level-up your research software skills with a series of Thursday workshops.
Monday, 19 April 2021Student Project Showcase Launch : We have now launched our student showcase page, highlighting the work done by taught postgraduate students.
Monday, 23 March 2020COVID-19 Coronavirus Research : A number of CHICAS research staff and students are now devoting much of their research efforts to COVID-19-related activity. Our modelling activities are helping to advise and support pandemic response and decision making in the UK and internationally. You can read about our work on the COVID-19 project page.
Monday, 24 February 2020Peter Diggle's 70th Birthday Celebrations : University Distinguished Professor Peter Diggle celebrated his 70th birthday recently.
Sunday, 25 November 2018PhD Student Honoured in Sri Lankan President's Awards : Dileepa Ediriweera's snakebite research recognised in prestigious national awards.
Monday, 2 July 2018Benjamin Amoah Teaches Disease Mapping in Kenya : PhD student Benjamin delivered a workshop to public health staff from six African countries.
Thursday, 22 February 2018Peter Macharia Visit to CHICAS : Award-winning student Peter Macharia recently visited CHICAS from Kenya.
Monday, 22 January 2018RSS Awards for CHICAS Staff : Peter Diggle and Emanuele Giorgi awarded honours by the Royal Statistical Society for 2018.
Wednesday, 13 December 2017MSc Student Project Success : Olivia Pennington's MSc project work to be presented at the 2018 Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery meeting.
Friday, 15 September 2017Disease Mapping Workshop at Lancaster : A two-day workshop for disease mapping in developing countries.
Tuesday, 11 July 2017CHICAS hosting Nuffield Research Placement student. : School student to experience the University research environment and make valuable scientific contributions.
Wednesday, 3 May 2017CHICAS Researcher to Mentor Google Summer School Student : Barry Rowlingson will be advising a programming project in open-source GIS integration.
Thursday, 6 October 2016GBIF Young Researcher Award for CHICAS PhD Student : Juan Escamilla Mólgora wins €4000 award for research into complex ecological community analysis.
Sunday, 24 July 2016Bluetongue Epidemics Workshop at Lancaster : A one-day workshop on control and protection.
Tuesday, 16 February 2016CHICAS at TIES2016, Edinburgh, July 2016 : Dr Luigi Sedda has organised an invited session for the International Environmetrics Society conference (TIES) on Vector-borne disease mapping.
Tuesday, 17 November 2015CHICAS Partnership with Liverpool Tropical Medicine Creates New PhD Opportunities : Our successful MRC application has resulted in a number of fully-funded studentships in quantitative and translational research for Global Health.
Tuesday, 10 November 2015PhD Student Wins TakeAIM Prize : Justice Aheto has won a prize that recognises the value and impact of his research on malnutrition in Ghana.
Tuesday, 25 August 2015Geostat Summer School at Lancaster : The Geostat Summer School was held in Lancaster from the 16th to the 23rd.
Sunday, 26 July 2015Chris Jewell Featured in Nvidia's GPU blog : Chris has been interviewed for the Nvidia "CUDA Zone" blog, talking about his epidemic modelling work.
Tuesday, 16 June 2015Five New Staff for CHICAS : The University's 50th Anniversary Lectureships will bring five new staff to CHICAS, doubling the size of the group.
Monday, 30 March 2015NHS Prescribing Data Releases Confirm Earlier Work : A year of prescribing data from the NHS has shown the same pattern as published in our BMJ Open paper.
Monday, 9 February 2015MRC Fellowship for CHICAS PhD Student : Emanuele Giorgi is to receive an MRC Career Development Award in Biostatistics to work on tropical disease epidemiology.
Thursday, 22 January 2015One Health Workshop in South Africa : Theresa attended this British Council-funded workshop bringing together researchers from around the world.
Friday, 28 November 2014Geostat 2015 Comes to Lancaster : A week-long summer school for spatial statistics.
Wednesday, 1 October 2014New Staff and Students : This term we have new staff, new visitors and new students.
Monday, 17 March 2014Hospital Prediction Model Running : We recently deployed a real-time admissions forecasting system for a leading children's hospital. Our statistical methods perform better than existing predictive methods and help in efficient resource planning.
Thursday, 13 March 2014Emanuele Giorgi Wins International Research Prize : International Biometric Society prize goes to our research student