BigInsight: Statistics for the knowledge economy
BigInsight produces innovative solutions for key data-driven challenges facing our consortium of private, public and research partners, by developing original statistical and machine learning methodologies. Fulfilling the promise of the big data revolution, we invent analytical tools to extract knowledge from complex data and deliver BIG INSIGHT. We shall focus on two central themes: personalised solutions and prediction of transient behaviours.
BigInsight contributes to competence and capacity building for the knowledge-based economy, towards a better and sustainable society. BigInsight is a consortium of 15 partners: Norsk Regnesentral (host institution), the University of Oslo (Department of Mathematics, Department of Biostatistics, Department of Computer Science), the Oslo University Hospital (Department of Tumour Biology, Oslo Centre for Biostatistics and Epidemiology), the University of Bergen (Department of Mathematics), ABB, DNB, DNV-GL, Gjensidige, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health - Folkehelsa, Hydro Energi, NAV, SSB, Norwegian Tax Administration - Skatteetaten, Cancer Registery of Norway and Telenor. More about BigInsight
More details are given in the call:
The successful PhD candidate will explore and develop statistical models for the prediction of drug responses, as well as synergistic effects of drug combinations, and to develop software solutions to make them accessible. The candidate will join the research efforts within the BigInsight project “Personalised cancer therapies” and as such will be part of a growing multi-disciplinary group of researchers in Oslo working on the development of methods for personalised therapies in cancer.
Starting date: to be agreed upon and as soon as possible.
Deadline: 15th of October 2017
Please address informal enquiries to Manuela Zucknick (email@example.com).
On Friday 1st September 2017, Professor Sylvia Richardson was awarded with an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Oslo.
Read more about it here: https://www.mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk/blog/director-sylvia-richardson-receives-honorary-doctorate-degree/