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Dr Kandala Ngianga-Bakwin

Job Title
Principal Research Fellow
WMS - Population Evidence and Technologies
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Research Interests

Principal Research Fellow in Health Technology Assessment: With a background in Medical Statistics and Demography, Kandala's area of research interest is statistical modelling, especially Multivariate Statistics, Generalized Linear Models, Analysis of Discrete Data and State Space Models for Longitudinal and Spatial Data, focusing mainly on the influence of environmental factors on health in diverse population.His current research interests include statistical methods applied to epidemiology, survival analysis meta-analysis and Bayesian Analysis.


Kandala Ngianga-Bakwin joined the University of Warwick since 2006 as a Senior Research Fellow in Medical Statistics. His main priority is to develop high quality statistical support to a number of research programmes within Warwick Medical School and develop independent areas of research that complement the existing research activities of the school.Prior to joining Warwick, he worked as a Medical Statistician at King's College London as well as a Research Fellow at the University of Southampton. Kandala previously worked with the University of Montreal, Canada (Mellon training fellowship in Demography), the University of Munich (LMU), Germany (under Professor Ludwig Fahrmeir and Professor Stephan Klasen), and the University of Lagos, Nigeria as an Associate Lecturer.

Title Funder Award start Award end
Centres for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care West Midlands (CLAHRC WM), Theme 3 Prevention and Detection Department of Health 01 Jan 2014 31 Dec 2018
NIHR Cochrane programme grant: Lifestyle and pharmacological interventions for the primary prevention of Cardiovascular Disease National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Apr 2011 31 Mar 2015
Prenatal and Family Precursors of Bullying Involvement in Childhood and their Consequences into Early Adulthood: Subproject for Institution # 34241 ESRC 01 Oct 2012 31 Mar 2014
Prenatal and Family Precursors of Bullying Involvement in Childhood and their Consequences into Early Adulthood ESRC 01 Oct 2012 31 Mar 2014
British Council DelPHE 5: Reproductive Health, inequalities in the Democratic Republic of Congo - Does geographic location matter, full file 26614 British Council (Manchester) 03 Aug 2011 30 Sep 2013
British council DelPHE Round 5: Reproductive Health inequalities in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Does geographic location matter British Council (Manchester) 01 Oct 2010 30 Sep 2013
Millenium Development Goals (MDG) and Childhood Survival in the Democratic Republic of Congo: What can we Learn from Household Surveys British Council 01 Oct 2008 30 Sep 2011
ESRC funded via Univ of Southampton (Seminar):Understanding Poverty and Reproductive Health:Does Geography Matter? ESRC 08 Jul 2011 09 Jul 2011
Spatial variation of childhood diseases in Nigeria ESRC 01 Jun 2006 30 Nov 2006