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Dr Christopher Penfold

Dr Christopher Penfold

Dr Christopher Penfold
PhD, MSci

Research Fellow in Medical Statistics

Area of research

Applied medical statistics

Office Room 2.07
Musculoskeletal Research Unit,
University of Bristol, Level 2 BS10 5NB
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 342 1760

Research summary

Chris is an applied medical statistician in the NIHR Bristol BRC and Musculoskeletal Research Unit. He is part of the Bristol BRC Surgical Innovation theme, as well as the 'Biostatistics, Evidence Synthesis and Informatics' cross-cutting theme. Chris previously worked in the Bristol Nutrition BRU, providing support in quantitative research methods and statistical support across the four themes of the BRU, as well as the 'Head and Neck 5000' prospective clinical cohort study.

He is involved in teaching quantitative research methods, including systematic reviews and meta-analysis, to undergraduate and postgraduate clinical students. He also teaches on the ‘Introduction to data visualisation and web ...

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My role in the Bristol Nutrition BRU is to provide support in quantitative research methods and to provide statistical support across the four themes of the BRU. I am also involved in teaching Research Methods to undergraduate dental students and providing statistical support to staff and students within the School.

I have previously worked as a post-doctoral Research Officer in the Department for Health, University of Bath. Where I researched factors associated with adolescent physical activity using data from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC). I subsequently worked as a Research Associate at the Priority Research Centre ...

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