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Dr Richard Parker

Dr Richard Parker

Dr Richard Parker
B.Sc., Ph.D.(Bristol)

Senior Research Associate in Medical Statistics/Epidemiology - MRC IEU

Area of research

Research Associate

Office BS5
Oakfield House,
Oakfield Grove, Clifton BS8 2BN
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 33 14013

Research summary

I joined the Integrative Epidemiology Unit (IEU) in 2017 to work on my current project, developing methods to explore the relationship between how variable different people are with regard to some repeatedly-measured indicator (for example their blood pressure) and a later outcome of interest (for instance a marker of cardiovascular disease). I work on this MRC-funded project with Kate Tilling (PI), Harvey Goldstein, Jon Heron, Laura Howe, George Leckie and Graciela Muniz-Terrera.

Prior to this role, I was based at the School of Education, as a researcher on an ESRC-funded project investigating the use of interactive electronic-books in the teaching ...

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Biography

I completed my BBSRC-funded PhD in 2008 on ‘Cognitive Bias as an Indicator of Emotional State in Animals’, supervised by Mike Mendl and Liz Paul in the Animal Welfare and Behaviour (AWB) research group in the University of Bristol's School of Veterinary Sciences.

Since then, I have worked on a variety of research projects (with the most recent first):

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Recent publications

  • Duncan, L, Yilmaz, Z, Gaspar, H, Walters, R, Goldstein, J, Anttila, V, Bulik-Sullivan, B, Ripke, S, Thornton, L, Hinney, A, Daly, M, Sullivan, PF, Zeggini, E, Breen, G, Bulik, CM, Duncan, L, Yilmaz, Z, Gaspar, H, Walters, R, Goldstein, J, Anttila, V, Bulik-Sullivan, B, Ripke, S, Adan, R, Alfredsson, L, Ando, T, Andreassen, O, Aschauer, H, Baker, J, Barrett, J, Bencko, V, Bergen, A, Berrettini, W, Birgegård, A, Boni, C, Perica, VB, Brandt, H, Burghardt, R, Carlberg, L, Cassina, M & others 2017, ‘Significant locus and metabolic genetic correlations revealed in genome-wide association study of anorexia nervosa’. American Journal of Psychiatry, vol 174., pp. 850-858
  • Michaelides, DT, Parker, RMA, Charlton, CMJ, Browne, WJ & Moreau, L, 2016, ‘Intermediate notation for provenance and workflow reproducibility’. in: Marta Mattoso, Boris Glavic (eds) Provenance and Annotation of Data and Processes: 6th International Provenance and Annotation Workshop, IPAW 2016, McLean, VA, USA, June 7-8, 2016, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, pp. 83-94

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