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Lead Research Organisation: University of Bristol
Department Name: Clinical Veterinary Science

Abstract

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Description As this grant finished in 2013 I have filled in an 8 page report plus an impact report of similar length and received an outstanding grade from the ESRC upon receipt for these documents please therefore refer to them.
Exploitation Route People could use our software
Sectors Agriculture, Food and Drink,Creative Economy,Digital/Communication/Information Technologies (including Software),Education,Environment,Government, Democracy and Justice,Manufacturing, including Industrial Biotechology,Retail

URL http://www.bristol.ac.uk/cmm/research/estat/
 
Description This is covered in my ESRC impact report for this grant
First Year Of Impact 2012
Sector Agriculture, Food and Drink,Communities and Social Services/Policy,Creative Economy,Digital/Communication/Information Technologies (including Software),Education,Environment,Financial Services, and Management Consultancy,Healthcare,Government, Democracy and Justice,Pharmaceuticals and Medical Biotechnology
Impact Types Societal,Economic

 
Description Is Britain Pulling Apart: Analysis of Generational Change in Social Distances
Amount £198,258 (GBP)
Funding ID ES/K004379/1 
Organisation Economic and Social Research Council 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 01/2013 
End 06/2014
 
Description LEMMA III
Amount £1,392,777 (GBP)
Funding ID ES/I025065/1 
Organisation Economic and Social Research Council 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 10/2011 
End 03/2015
 
Description The use of interactive electronic-books in the teaching and application of modern quantitative methods in the social sciences
Amount £818,238 (GBP)
Funding ID ES/K007246/1 
Organisation Economic and Social Research Council 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 10/2013 
End 09/2016
 
Title R2MLwiN 
Description A piece of software that links R to MLwiN R2MLwiN is an R command interface to the MLwiN multilevel modelling software package, allowing users to fit multilevel models using MLwiN from within the R environment. It is designed to be used with versions of MLwiN from v2.25 onwards although some features will work with earlier versions. 
Type Of Technology Software 
Year Produced 2012 
Impact Highly used 
URL http://www.bristol.ac.uk/cmm/software/r2mlwin/
 
Title Runmlwin : running MLwiN from within stata 
Description This is a piece of software that allows access to the functionality in the MLwiN package from the Stata package 
Type Of Technology Software 
Year Produced 2011 
Impact Highly used and cited 
URL http://www.bristol.ac.uk/cmm/software/runmlwin/
 
Title Stat-JR version 1.0.1 
Description first release of the software package Stat-JR. The software will be regularly updated. 
Type Of Technology Software 
Year Produced 2012 
Impact Used by many users and beginning to be cited 
URL http://www.bristol.ac.uk/cmm/software/statjr/
 
Title Stat-JR version 1.0.3 
Description Latest version of our Stat-JR software which is free to UK academics. Released in September 2014 
Type Of Technology Software 
Year Produced 2015 
Impact Stat-JR has been downloaded by 400+ users so far and cited 4 times so far 
URL http://www.bristol.ac.uk/cmm/software/statjr/
 
Description A brief introduction to Stat-JR 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact presented to the joint seminar of the 'Social Surveys and Social Statistics' research group, University of Stirling, and the Applied Quantitative Methods Network (AQMeN), Scotland, 19 December 2011

not applicable
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description DEEP : a provenance-aware executable document system 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Paper presented at 4th International Provenance and Annotation Workshop, Santa Barbara

take work to international audience
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://ipaw2012.bren.ucsb.edu/index.php/IPAW_2012_-_4th_International_Provenance_and_Annotation_Work...
 
Description Documents in the Stat-JR system 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Participants in your research or patient groups
Results and Impact Poster at Digital Research 2012

Section not completed
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://digital-research.oerc.ox.ac.uk/papers/documents-in-the-stat-jr-system/view
 
Description E-books for causal modelling and missing data methods 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Talk at ESRC NCRM annual meeting

not applicable
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Extension topics in multilevel modelling: E-Stat and Stat-JR 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact Presentation to the Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis 2012, workshop on 'Introduction to Multilevel Models with Applications', University of Essex

not applicable
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Following families over time and across studies 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Bringing relevant studies together into a form that makes comparative and triangulated research relatively straightforward with special reference to MCS and BHPS

Not applicable
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description Interactive documents in the StatJR software package 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Demo at Beyond the PDF2 Conference, Amsterdam, 19th-20th March 2013

Section not completed
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Introducing the STAT-JR software package 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Talk adapted for general social science audience, given at ESRC Research Methods Festival, Oxford, 2 - 5 July 2012.

wider publicity
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Modelling Social Networks 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Invited seminar

not applicable
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description Modelling network dependencies at both the individual level and the organisational level: an example based on data for French oncology researchers. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Invited seminar

not applicable
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Multilevel Models and Social Network Analysis. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Invited Seminar

not applicable
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description Multiple Membership Models for Social Network and Group Dependencies: An Empirical Study of the Adolescent Health Dataset 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Invited Seminar

not applicable
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Multiple Membership Multiple Classification Models for Social Network & Group Dependencies 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Invited seminar

not applicable
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Personal support networks of immigrants to Spain : a multilevel analysis 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Presentation at "Personal Networks: Methods and Applications" seminar in Barcelona

Take work to international audience
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
URL http://grupsderecerca.uab.cat/egolab/sites/grupsderecerca.uab.cat.egolab/files/program_pn_is.pdf
 
Description Random effects models for social network and group dependencies 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Presented to Royal Statistical Society

not applicable
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
URL http://www.ccsr.ac.uk/staff/documents/tranmer_rss_15_march_2011.pdf
 
Description Spatial Modelling seminar: Random Effects Models for Social Network and Group dependencies 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Invited seminar

not applicable
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Statistical Models for Social Networks in Multilevel Populations 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Presented at Applications of Social Network Analysis Conference, Zurich, September 17th 2010.

not applicable
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Statistical software at the Centre for Multilevel Modelling 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact In this talk, a general history of developments in statistical software at the Centre for Multilevel Modelling, first at the IOE in London and then continued in Bristol will be given. We will discuss developments that lead to the MLwiN package and other projects like the MLPowSim and REALCOM packages. We will then describe our ambitious new ESRC funded E-STAT project which builds on initial concepts from Jon Rasbash and is a collaboration with academics from Southampton and several other UK universities. We will describe how the project aims to inter-operate with other software packages and demonstrate the current incarnation of the STAT -JR software.

not applicable
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
URL http://talks.cam.ac.uk/talk/index/32510
 
Description Statistical software at the Centre for Multilevel Modelling 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Talk adapted for vet science audience.

not applicable
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Statistical software at the Centre for Multilevel Modelling 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact In this talk, a general history of developments in statistical software at the Centre for Multilevel Modelling, first at the IOE in London and then continued in Bristol will be given. We will discuss developments that lead to the MLwiN package and other projects like the MLPowSim and REALCOM packages. We will then describe our ambitious new ESRC funded E-STAT project which builds on initial concepts from Jon Rasbash and is a collaboration with academics from Southampton and several other UK universities. We will describe how the project aims to inter-operate with other software packages and demonstrate the current incarnation of the STAT -JR software. This talk is part of the Statistics Seminar series.

not applicable
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
URL http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/mathematicsstatistics/events/details/?id=890
 
Description Statistical software at the Centre for Multilevel Modelling 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact In this talk, a general history of developments in statistical software at the Centre for Multilevel Modelling, first at the IOE in London and then continued in Bristol will be given. We will discuss developments that lead to the MLwiN package and other projects like the MLPowSim and REALCOM packages. We will then describe our ambitious new ESRC funded E-STAT project which builds on initial concepts from Jon Rasbash and is a collaboration with academics from Southampton and several other UK universities. We will describe how the project aims to inter-operate with other software packages and demonstrate the current incarnation of the STAT -JR software. This talk is part of the LSHTM Statistics Seminar series.

not applicable
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/newsevents/events/2012/11/statistical-software-developed-at-the-centre-for-mu...
 
Description Statistical software developed at the Centre for Multilevel Modelling 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact In this talk, a general history of developments in statistical software at the Centre for Multilevel Modelling, first at the IOE in London and then continued in Bristol will be given. We will discuss developments that lead to the MLwiN package and other projects like the MLPowSim and REALCOM packages. We will then describe our ambitious new ESRC funded E-STAT project which builds on initial concepts from Jon Rasbash and is a collaboration with academics from Southampton and several other UK universities. We will describe how the project aims to inter-operate with other software packages and demonstrate the current incarnation of the STAT -JR software. This talk is part of the Statistics Seminar series.

not applicable
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description The STAT-JR package and its potential use with social network models 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Talk at the LEMMA III/e-STAT event in Manchester organised by M Tranmer on social network models - joint output with LEMMA III.

not applicable
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description The Stat_JR software package and it's interoperability and e_book functionality' 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Talk at multilevel modelling conference in Utrecht

not applicable
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description The use of electronic books (eBooks) in social science research 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Presentation on e-books at ESRC Research Methods Festival, Oxford, 2 - 5 July 2012.

not applicable
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Using the STAT-JR software package for statistical analysis 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Material from talks adapted for poster with accompanying software demo, given at 'Structure and uncertainty: modelling, inference and computation in complex stochastic systems' research workshop, Bristol, 24 - 27 September 2012.

not applicable
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.sustain.bris.ac.uk/ws-structure/posters.html