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Dr Peter Martin
Room 112
1-19 Torrington Place
London
WC1E 7HB
Tel: 020 3108 3292
Appointment
  • Lecturer in Applied Statistics
  • Applied Health Research
  • Institute of Epidemiology & Health
  • Faculty of Pop Health Sciences
Biography

I studied psychology in Bremen (Germany) and social research methods and statistics in London. After spells as a researcher and statistics lecturer at City, University of London and the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families, I joined UCL's Department of Applied Health Research in April 2017.

Research Themes
Research Summary

I am an applied statistician involved in studies in psychology, health care, and epidemiology, with a particular interest in mental health. My work has included life course research, survey methodology, monitoring and evaluation of health services, and psychotherapy research. I use a variety of designs and types of data, including randomised controlled trials, cross-sectional and longitudinal surveys, and clinical records (such as hospital episode statistics). Currently I am involved in two large projects at the Royal College of Anaesthetists, namely the National Emergency Laparotomy Audit and the Perioperative Quality Improvement Programme.

My Erdős number is 5.

Teaching Summary

I enjoy teaching statistical data analysis and research methods, and regularly give lectures on statistical modelling for MSc students and within the UCL Doctoral School.

In 2018/19, I will co-lead the modules "Regression Modelling" (with Paola Zaninotto) and "Advanced Statistics" (with Hynek Pikhart) for students on the MSc courses Health & Society, Population Health, and Dental Public Health.

Appointments
01-APR-2017 Lecturer in Applied Statistics Applied Health Research University College London, United Kingdom
01-JUN-2016 – 31-MAR-2017 Research Fellow - Statistician School of Health Sciences City, University of London, United Kingdom
01-JAN-2012 – 31-MAR-2017 Module Lead Research Methods & Statistics Lead Postgraduate Studies & Evidence Based Practice Unit Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families, United Kingdom
01-SEP-2009 – 15-DEC-2011 Research Fellow Centre for Comparative Social Surveys City University, London, United Kingdom
01-OCT-2004 – 30-SEP-2008 Visiting Lecturer Sociology City University, London, United Kingdom
01-OCT-2003 – 30-SEP-2006 Research Officer Psychology City University, London, United Kingdom
Academic Background
2014 MSc Master of Science – Applied Statistics Birkbeck College
2012 Grad. Cert. Graduate Certificate – Statistics Birkbeck College
2010 PhD Doctor of Philosophy – Sociology City University
2004 MSc Master of Science – Social Statistics City University
2002 Dipl.-Psyc Diplom-Psychologie – Psychology University of Bremen
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