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MIMS Workshop on
New Directions in Statistics and Biostatistics: Manchester-Tampere Workshop
29-30 May 2008

This workshop is part of the MIMS New Directions series of workshops taking place in MIMS throughout 2008. The workshop will focus on recent developments in statistical methodology with application to medical and environmental studies. Special attention will be paid to nonparametric smoothing, experimental design and longitudinal data modelling with application to medical and environmental practices.

The workshop will bring together researchers working in Statistics and Biostatistics in The University of Manchester, UK and University of Tampere, Finland, and to exchange research ideas and strengthen research collaborations between the two universities. Speakers and participants from other universities/institutes are also very welcome. Please contact Professor Jianxin Pan at if you wish to attend.

This is a 2-day workshop limited to about 40 participants. Financial support is from the Royal Society, Manchester Institute of Mathematical Sciences at the School of Mathematics, The University of Manchester, and the Academy of Finland. For each external participant, a registration fee 25 will be charged, which includes two lunches and refreshments.

To register please complete and return the Registration form.

The organisers of the workshop are Jianxin Pan (The University of Manchester) and Tapio Nummi (University of Tampere).

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