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A celebration of 50 Years of the Cox model in memory of Sir David Cox

10 Nov 22

Centre for Statistical Methodology Symposium

Thursday 10th November, 10 am – 7.30 pm at The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

This one-day symposium will celebrate 50 years of the Cox model and will remember the work of Sir David Cox (1924-2022) more generally, including some of his many other contributions to statistics.

David Cox wearing a shirt and red jumper. He has grey hair and is wearing glasses.It is 50 years since Sir David Cox’s seminal paper on what is now called the Cox model for the analysis of event time data was published in the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Cox, DR. Regression Models and Life Tables. JRSS (Series B) 1972; 34(2): 187-202.). The Cox model has been used in applications across many areas of research, as well as inspiring wide-ranging methodological developments. It is one of the most highly cited scientific papers.

Speakers will include:

The symposium will take place at LSHTM, in the building where David Cox read his paper to the Royal Statistical Society in 1972. Refreshments and lunch will be served, and the day will be followed by an evening reception. The event is free and open to all, and registration is required.

Register for A celebration of 50 years of the Cox model in memory of Sir David Cox.

Co-hosted by the Royal Statistical Society, The Department of Statistics at the University of Oxford, and the Department of Mathematics at Imperial College.