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Profiles

Professor David Wright

Role

Professor of Applied Statistics
Head of Centre for Medical Statistics & Bioinformatics

Qualifications

PhD    Statistics, University of Sheffield, 1982
MSc    Statistics, University of Sheffield, 1980
BSc (Hons I) Applied Statistics, Sheffield Polytechnic, 1978

Professional membership

Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society

Roles on external bodies

Product Expert for Trisomy 21 screening software under the IVD directive.

Staff serving as external examiners

Higher degrees examined

 

 

External examiner, PhD, University of Sheffield

2010

External examiner, PhD, University of Sheffield

2000

External examiner, PhD, University of Edinburgh

2000

External examiner, PhD, University of Wolverhampton

1999

External examiner, PhD, University of Wales (Cardiff)

1998

Internal examiner, MPhil, University of Plymouth

1997

External examiner, MPhil, University of Wales (Swansea)

1996

External examiner, PhD, University of Sheffield

1995

External examiner, PhD, University of Wales (Cardiff)

1995

Internal examiner, PhD, University of Sheffield

1990

 

 

Research interests

Risk Assessment, screening and diagnostics.
Clinical Trials

Research degrees awarded to supervised students

RESEARCH STUDENTS SUPERVISED

 

Degree

Student

Registered

Completed

 

 

 

 

 

 

PhD

Dr. Amy Baker1

Oct.

2002

Jul.

2007

PhD

Dr. Elisabeth Stenhouse2

Oct.

1999

Dec

2004

MPhil

Katheryn Richards1

Jul.

1998

Dec

2001

MD

Dr. Colin Randall2

Oct.

1997

Apr.

2001

PhD

Dr. Jian’an Luan2

Sep.

1995

Aug.

1998

PhD

Dr. Isabelle Bray1

Oct.

1995

Oct.

1998

PhD

Dr. Jane Creagh-Osborne1

Sep.

1993

Nov.

1998

PhD

Dr. John Baker2

Oct.

1993

Oct.

1997

PhD

Dr. Christine Marcia Donovan1

Oct.

1991

Sep.

1995

PhD

Dr. Petros Dellaportas1

Feb.

1987

Jul.

1990

 

 (1 Indicates Director of Studies and first supervisor;  2 indicates second supervisor.)

 


Grants & contracts

Current Research Grants as named applicant

Name

Total £

Source

Start

Duration

CUPID  -    ISRCTN62942668

2,100,100

MRC

2005

5 years

INFANT  -  ISRCTN98680152

5,903,444

HTA

2009

5 years

Clinical Trials Methods in Neurodegenerative Diseases

1,999,860

NIHR

2009

5 years