Centre for Multilevel Modelling
Graduate School of Education
University of Bristol
2 Priory Road
Bristol BS8 1TX
October 30th 1939
Jan 1977 – Sep 2005: Professor of Statistical Methods, Institute of Education
Professor of Social Statistics, University of Bristol (part time)
Member of Research Advisory Committee 1979 - 1994
Statistical Consultant 1981 - l987
Fellow 1991 - 1999
Fellow 1996 -
Visiting professor 1992 -
Adjunct Professor Biometry, 1998
Member of Research Grants Board. 1999 - 2003
Member of Research Assessment exercise education panel. 1999- 2001
Awarded honorary doctorate, June 2001
Visiting professor 2000 – 2005
Visiting professor, 2004 –
visiting professor, 2004-
CBE in New Year Honours list 2006: declined.
The main research area is that of multilevel modelling: developing methodology, software and training materials. Another main area is in educational assessment, and especially international comparisons. A third area is that of performance indicators, especially national and international 'league tables'.
Professor Goldstein is a chartered statistician, has been editor of the Royal Statistical Society's Journal, Series A, a member of the Society's Council and was awarded the Society's Guy medal on silver in 1998. He was elected a member of the International Statistical Institute in 1987, and a fellow of the British Academy in 1996. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Open University in 2001.