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Research interests

I work on modelling highly complex spatial, temporal or spatio-temporal data in health, ecological and environmental applications to estimate spatial and temporal trends.

Education/Academic qualification

Statistics, Doctor of Philosophy, University of St Andrews

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Defoliation Mathematics
saplings Agriculture & Biology
Modeling Mathematics
Phytophthora fragariae Agriculture & Biology
Count Data Mathematics
Space-time Mathematics
Spatio-temporal Modeling Mathematics
Proportional Odds Model Mathematics

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Projects 2006 2019

Research Output 2001 2018

  • 27 Article
  • 1 Other report
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary
1 Citation (Scopus)

Modeling sapling distribution over time using a functional predictor in a generalized additive model

Moreno-Fernández, D., Augustin, N. H., Montes, F., Cañellas, I. & Sánchez-González, M., 1 Mar 2018, In : Annals of Forest Science. 75, 1, 14 p., 9.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

When small data beats big data

Faraway, J. & Augustin, N., 1 May 2018, In : Statistics & Probability Letters. 136, p. 142-145 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Large Data
Statistical Inference
Data Acquisition

A flexible multivariate random effects proportional odds model with application to adverse effects during radiation therapy

Augustin, N., Kim, S. W., Uhlig, A., Hanser, C., Henke, M. & Schumacher, M., 15 Nov 2017, In : Biometrical Journal. 59, 6, p. 1339–1351 201600142.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Proportional Odds Model
Radiation Therapy
Random Effects Model
14 Citations (Scopus)

Generalized additive models for gigadata: modelling the UK black smoke network daily data

Wood, S. N., Li, Z., Shaddick, G. & Augustin, N. H., 25 Apr 2017, In : Journal of the American Statistical Association. 112, 519, p. 1199-1210

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Generalized Additive Models
Sulfur Dioxide
1 Citation (Scopus)

Modelling a response as a function of high frequency count data: the association between physical activity and fat mass

Augustin, N. H., Mattocks, C., Faraway, J. J., Greven, S. & Ness, A. R., 1 Oct 2017, In : Statistical Methods in Medical Research. 26, 5, p. 2210-2226

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
High-frequency Data
Count Data


Spatio-temporal modelling of forest monitoring data

Author: Griffiths, A., 9 Jun 2015

Supervisor: Augustin, N. (Supervisor) & Lindgren, F. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisMPhil