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Vasiliki Dimitrakopoulou

Lecturer/Assistant Professor

School Of Mathematics & Statistics

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Email: vasiliki.dimitrakopoulou@ucd.ie

Biography

Sept 2016 - Present Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Statistics, University College Dublin

Apr 2014 - Sept 2016 Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Statistics and Epidemiology, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Greece

Jan 2013 - Dec 2013 Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Statistics, Department of Statistics, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece

Nov 2012 - Mar 2014 Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Statistics and Epidemiology, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Greece

2007 - 2011 PhD Statistics (Supervisors: Prof Philip J. Brown & Prof Jim Griffin), School of Mathematics, Statistics & Actuarial Science, University of Kent, UK

2003 - 2007 BSc Statistics, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2005.
Title: Chalkiopoulos Scholarship Award - BSc Academic Year 2004-2005
Year: 2005.
Title: State Scholarship Award - BSc Academic Year 2004-2005
Year: 2007.
Title: State Scholarship Award - BSc First in Rank
Year: 2007.
Title: PhD Studentship
Year: 2010.
Title: ISBA Travel Award
Year: 2012.
Title: AUEB - Action 2: Postdoctoral Research Funding
           

Employment

Employer: School of Mathematics and Statistics, University College Dublin
Position: Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Statistics
Employer: Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Greece
Position: Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Employer: Public College of Ioannina, Greece
Position: Lecturer in Biostatistics
Employer: Department of Statistics, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
Position: Post-doctoral Research Fellow

Education

Year 2013 Institution: University of Kent at Canterbu
Qualification: PhD Subject:
Year 2009 Institution: University of Athens
Qualification: BA Subject:

Languages

Greek:
English:
French:
Spanish:
       

Publications

     

Peer Reviewed Journals

Dimitrakopoulou, VI et al. (2017) 'Circulating vitamin D concentration and risk of seven cancers: Mendelian randomisation study'. British Medical Journal, 359 . [DOI] [Details]
Dimitrakopoulou, VI et al. (2017) 'Interactions between genome-wide significant genetic variants and circulating concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in relation to prostate cancer risk in the NCI Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium'. American Journal of Epidemiology, 185 (6):452-464. [DOI] [Details]
Dimitrakopoulou, VI; Efthimiou, O; Leucht, S; and Salanti, G (2015) 'Accounting for uncertainty due to 'last observation carried forward' outcome imputation in a meta-analysis model'. Statistics in Medicine, 34 ((5)):742-752. [DOI] [Details]
                                                                                                                                           

Research

Research Interests

Bayesian Statistics; Variable Selection; Cluster Analysis; High-dimensional Data; MCMC methods; Statistical Genetics; Mendelian Randomization Methods; Missing Data; GWA studies; Applied research in Psychology/Psychiatry; Forensic Science
     

Collaborators

Internal Collaborators

External Collaborators

Prof Jim Griffin, University of Kent, UK
Prof Ioannis Ntzoufras, Athens University of Economics & Business, Greece