From February 2017, information about the work of the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow is available and updated on the University of Glasgow website.

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Staff Member Biography

Francesca Pannullo

Francesca Pannulloposition: PhD Student

Contact Details

email:
phone: 0141 353 7637

Address

MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit,
University of Glasgow,
Top floor,
200, Renfield Street
Glasgow
G2 3QB

Biography and Interests

Francesca graduated from the University of Glasgow in June 2012 with a First Class BSc (Hons) in Statistics, then graduated in December 2013 with a Masters in Public Health (with Merit). Francesca is currently a third-year PhD student within the unit and the School of Mathematics and Statistics, and her PhD will focus on associations between air pollution, deprivation and mortality in Scotland within a Bayesian framework. She is supervised by Alastair Leyland, Duncan Lee and Eugene Waclawski.

Francesca is also a tutor and demonstrator in the School of Mathematics and Statistics, where she teaches on first year probability and statistical models, second year probability, second year probability models, fourth year financial statistics, and fourth year analysis of data.  In the second year of her PhD, she took on the role of postgraduate representative for Statistics, was part of the Statistics Learning and Teaching Committee.

Publications

2016

Pannullo F, Lee D, Waclawski E, Leyland AH. How robust are the estimated effects of air pollution on health? Accounting for model uncertainty using Bayesian model averaging. Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology 2016;18:53-62

open access  

2015

Pannullo F, Lee D, Waclawski E, Leyland A. Improving spatial nitrogen dioxide prediction using diffusion tubes: A case study in West Central Scotland. Atmospheric Environment 2015;118:227–235

open access  

2014

Miller C, Magdalina A, Willows RI, Bowman AW, Scott EM, Lee D, Burgess C, Pope L, Pannullo F, Haggarty R. Spatiotemporal statistical modelling of long-term change in river nutrient concentrations in England & Wales. Science of the Total Environment 2014;466-467:914-923

open access  

2013

Pannullo F. Associations between air pollution, deprivation and mortality in seven Scottish councils: a multi-level study [MPH], MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow 2013.