Gianluca Baio 🛵

Still a few more places available for our summer school in Bayesian methods in health economics - in Florence (just saying...). 22-26 July. Check all details here:

Registration is open here:

First-come/first-serve, so hurry up!

4 days ago
gianlubaio shared a status by Posit

Build vignettes with Quarto!

Quarto R package version 1.4 is here 📦✨ The main feature is a new vignette engine that allows you to use quarto as a vignette builder and use .qmd files as vignettes!

The package also includes more enhancements for compatibility with the Quarto CLI 1.4 🔥💻

Learn more in the Release Notes:

May 07, 2024
gianlubaio shared a status by jebyrnes

OK, here's my attempt to put the same model into rethinking, stan, brms, inla, and tmbstan. It's not perfect (inla and tmbstan need more), but for folk using Statistical Rethinking, maybe useful? We'll see what my students think today.

May 02, 2024
gianlubaio shared a status by FJavierRubio
F. Javier Rubio

Our paper

"What can hospital emergency admissions prior to cancer diagnosis tell us about socio-economic in diagnosis?"

has been published at the British Journal of Cancer.

April 26, 2024
gianlubaio shared a status by libreoffice

Did you know that has a built-in QR and barcode generator? Now you do 😉

April 26, 2024
Gianluca Baio 🛵

This past week has been like Lindsay Lohan in Just my Luck

April 26, 2024
Gianluca Baio 🛵

- How was swimming yesterday, Anna?
- It went *very* well, Babbo! I only got told off once!


April 24, 2024
Gianluca Baio 🛵
April 17, 2024
gianlubaio shared a status by joelnitta
Joel Nitta

rhub has gotten a complete overhaul to use actions! 😎

Looks like great news for package maintainers 📦 :rstats:

April 11, 2024
Gianluca Baio 🛵

Still a few places for our Summer School in Florence!

Get yours now! 😉

April 11, 2024
Gianluca Baio 🛵
April 10, 2024
Gianluca Baio 🛵

Many congrats to our colleague Karla Diaz Ordaz --- make sure you book into the next RSS Annual Conference, in Brighton (September)!

March 21, 2024
Gianluca Baio 🛵

Join the Institute for Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (IMSS) as we welcome Prof Andrea Rotnitzky (University of Washington) for our first annual lecture.

March 18, 2024
Gianluca Baio 🛵

I've said it before. I am *not* made for this weather. (I am not a duck).

March 12, 2024
gianlubaio shared a status by ingorohlfing
Ingo Rohlfing

{patchwork} has a series of small, but valuable new features since this year For example, you can now have one axis for multiple plots.

March 09, 2024
Gianluca Baio 🛵

Job alert: Research Fellow in Bayesian modelling @stats_UCL. Come work with me, Marta Blangiardo, James Kirkbride, Sara Geneletti and the team on the Epitome project!

All details here - closing date 15 March (my brother's birthday 😂)

February 27, 2024
Gianluca Baio 🛵

Just out in our new paper on the effect of the hostile environment, with Annie Jeffery, James Kirkbride, Jen Dykxhoorn, Connor Gascoigne, Marta Blangiardo and Sara Geneletti as part of our @wellcometrust grant (EPITOME)

Some media coverage:

Full paper:

February 14, 2024