Robert Grant

Robert Grant is a trainer, coach and writer on statistics and working in data science, especially data visualisation and Bayesian models. His book, "Data Visualization: charts, maps and interactive graphics," was published by CRC Press.

He is a fellow of the Royal Statistical Society and served on their statistical computing committee from 2012-16, organising a conference session and Errol Street meeting.

He worked on clinical audits, analysing hospital quality and safety indicators, at the Royal College of Physicians (1998-2010), then joined and later chaired the NHS England committee overseeing such audit projects. During this time he also contributed project management and statistical advice and analysis to six guidelines published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

He taught statistics and research methods to postgraduate clinical research students at St George's Medical School and Kingston University (2010-2017,and contributed to many health services and biomedical research projects in this time.

He is a contributor to the open-source Bayesian software Stan. He regularly programs with R, C++, Stata, JavaScript and Julia. He founded the company BayesCamp, which provides face-to-face, small group training and one-to-one coaching, engaging beginners and data science managers, and following the principles of the American Statistical Association GAISE guidelines for reforming statistical teaching.

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