University of Calgary

Rob Deardon

  • Adjunct Associate Professor


Rob Deardon is an Associate Professor of Biostatistics who has held a joint position in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Department of Mathematics & Statistics at the University of Calgary since September 2014, and has held an adjunct position with the Department of Community Health Sciences since January 2017. He is also the coordinator of the new interdisciplinary Biostatistics graduate specializations at the University of Calgary. Much of his recent work has been in the area of infectious disease modelling, but he is also interested in Bayesian & computational statistics, experimental design, disease surveillance methods, spatio-temporal modelling, statistical learning and statistical modelling in general. He currently has a research group of around 10 postdocs and research students. He is currently an associate editor of the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series C. Previous to his post at Calgary he spent a 8-years as faculty in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Guelph, and postdoctoral positions at the Universities of Cambridge and Warwick. His PhD, in the area of agricultural experimental design, was obtained from the University of Reading in 2001.


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Curriculum Vitae

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