BHI Executive Education Programme: Prediction Modelling 2020

King's College London has launched a number of Biostatistics and Health Informatics short courses for students and staff.

The aim of this course:

To provide a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of clinical prediction modelling using modern statistical modelling techniques for health research. It will cover all steps of developing and accessing a prediction model. Computer based teaching introduces students the theory and practical implementation of cutting-edge predictive statistical and machine learning modelling techniques using the R statistical software.


This workshop will assume that participants have a good knowledge of regression analyses (as can be obtained from the BHI Introduction to Statistical Modelling Course in January) and some experience with R or any other syntax based statistical software, such as STATA (such as can be obtained from the BHI Introduction to Programming course running in October). Participants will need to bring their own laptop computer with R installed ( We recommend to further install RStudio, a very handy user interface for R (free download from

Please Note: This course requires a brief application. Please apply before registering. You can do so and find out more about pricing and discounts on the King's College London website.

Start date
27 January 2020
End Date
31 January 2020
Start Time
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Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience
16 De Crespigny Park