Dr Lexy Sorrell
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Dr Lexy Sorrell

Post Doctoral Research Fellow in Medical Statistics

Peninsula Medical School (Faculty of Health)

Biography

Biography

I am a Research Fellow in the Medical Statistics group at Peninsula Medical School mainly involved in the planning and analysis of clinical trials and observation studies. 

Qualifications

PhD Medical Statistics - University of Plymouth (2021)

MSc Statistics with Applications in Medicine - University of Southampton (2017)

BSc Mathematics and Statistics - University of Surrey (2016)

Professional membership

Fellow of the The Royal Statistical Society

Associate Fellow of The Higher Education Academy

Roles on external bodies

Royal Statistical Society South West Local Group (Committee Member 2018 – present)



Teaching

Teaching

Teaching interests

  • Evidence-Based Practice, BMBS year 1 (2021-date)
  • Multivariate Calculus (Advanced Calculus), Mathematics year 2 (2020-2021)
  • Probability with Applications - Introduction to Probability, Mathematics year 1 (2019-2020)
  • Demonstrator for Statistical Inference and Regression, Mathematics year 2 (2018-2019)
  • SUM:UP (2017-2020)

Research

Research

Research interests

Applied statistics, clinical trials, observational studies, survival analysis.

Publications

Publications

Key publications

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Sorrell A, Wei Y, Wojtys M & Rowe P (2021) 'Estimating the correlation between semi-competing risk survival endpoints' Biometrical Journal: journal of mathematical methods in biosciences , DOI Open access
Sorrell L, Mcardle N, Becque T, Payne H, Stuart B, Turner S & Wyatt JC (2018) 'Influence of external peer reviewer scores for funding applications on funding board decisions: a retrospective analysis of 1561 reviews' BMJ Open 8, (12) , DOI Open access
Presentations and posters
Sorrell L, King A, Inches J, Rideout J, Sneyd R, Kobylecki C, Chaudhuri R, Walker R, Martin H & Carroll C Sorrell L, King A, Inches J, Rideout J, Sneyd R, Kobylecki C, Chaudhuri R, Walker R, Martin H & Carroll C '110 Outcome and mortality of hospital admission with COVID-19 for individuals with parkinsonian syndromes' , DOI
Sorrell L, Barnett A, King A, Inches J, Rideout J, Sneyd J, Kobylecki C, Chaudhuri K, Walker R & Martin H Sorrell L, Barnett A, King A, Inches J, Rideout J, Sneyd J, Kobylecki C, Chaudhuri K, Walker R & Martin H 'Outcome and mortality of hospital admission with COVID-19 in parkinsonian syndromes' Author Site
Reports

  • Sorrell, L (2020) "Can maths help in the fight against COVID-19?", Student Life Magazine, University of Plymouth
  • Sorrell, L (2018) "Event report: Royal Statistical Society William Guy lecture – Teenagers and society", StatsLife Magazine


Personal

Personal

Conferences organised

October 2020: Joint RSS South West Local Group - Impact Lab event: Early Career Researchers' Health Data Science Symposium.