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Bill Browne's Home Page

Professor William J. Browne,
Graduate School of Education,
and Centre for Multilevel Modelling,
University of Bristol,
35 Berkeley Square,
BS8 1JA, UK.

Tel: (+44) (117) 331 4350
Fax: (+44) (115) 331 0833

Email: william.browne AT bristol.ac.uk
News: I moved to my Chair in Statistics in GSOE on the 1st August 2014
having spent the previous 7 and a bit years as Professor of Biostatistics in the Vet School.


At Langford I was for a year Programme Director of the Animal Behaviour and Welfare degree
I also taught on the BVSc, BSc ABW and MSc. Meat Science courses.
My teaching in 2014/15 consists of: Teaching statistics courses (with Liz Washbrook) for Masters and PhD students in GSOE;
Short course/Workshop teaching for the Centre for Multilevel Modelling.


Areas of research

My research is in Bayesian statistics, multilevel modelling, complex random effect modelling, applied statistics including analysis of data in the fields of education, animal behaviour, veterinary epidemiology, health, public health and bird ecology.


A list of published, submitted and working papers, book chapters and books along with pdf versions is available here

An (out of date) page looking at citations of my work using ISI is available at here

A google scholar route to citations is here


A list of talks given at conferences and workshops along with slides is available here

(note this is very much out of date).

Curriculum Vitae

A fairly up-to-date CV (12/05/15) is available here in pdf format.

ESRC grants

My former ESRC grant entitled 'Sample size calculations, MCMC Efficiency and Identifiability in Multilevel Models' has a supporting webpage with things to download here
My former ESRC grant within the E-Social Science programme has a website here
My new ESRC grant entitled "The use of interactive electronic-books in the teaching and application of modern quantitative methods in the social science" has a webpage here
The Centre for Multilevel modelling (which I direct) homepage can be reached here.
The Animal Welfare and Behaviour group homepage where I was formerly based can be reached here .
The Bristol Statistics group homepage which I am loosely associated with can be reached here.

Other Stuff

I got married to Mary in September 2003 and we now have two daughters, Sarah Victoria and Helena Jayne. Wedding pictures are available here .
This page is maintained by William Browne. Comments welcome.