Lauren Bell

Research Advisor
Research Groups: Research Design Services


Lauren is a Biostatistician with a BSc in Mathematics and a Masters of Biostatistics, both from Monash University, Australia. She holds a joint role working within the Research Design Services, London and the Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit, which is part of the Centre of Primary Care and Public Health, Queen Mary University of London.

Her career to date is concentrated on engaging with multidiscipline teams on a variety of observational and clinical trial studies. She is committed to providing comprehensive statistical support to researchers in both clinical and public health, collaborating to ensure the quantitative techniques employed provide rigorous study outcomes.

Lauren has worked in a number of statistical consulting roles across academia, government and industry. These include roles as a Research Methodologist at the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Statistician for a Contract Research Organisation and Research Fellow with the Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne. Key research interests at present include statistical methods for assessing measurement error, outcomes for feasibility studies to improve the design of a main trial, studies which evaluate biomarkers for the development of rapid diagnostic tests and how to design efficient trials. 


James Black, Marie Gerdtz, Pat Nicholson, Dianne Crellin, Laura Browning, Julie Simpson, Lauren Bell, Nick Santamaria

Can simple mobile phone applications provide reliable counts of respiratory rates in sick infants and children? An initial evaluation of three new applications. Int J Nurs Stud. 2015 May; 52(5): 963–969. 

Linda Rae Bennett , Budi Wiweko , Lauren Bell , Nadia Shafira , Mulyoto Pangestu , I.B Putra Adayana, Aucky Hinting, Gregory Armstrong

Reproductive knowledge and patient education needs among Indonesian women infertility patients attending three fertility clinics. Patient Education and Counselling (2014)

Andrew Teo, Wina Hasang, Louise M. Randall, Gaoqian Feng, Lauren Bell, Holger Unger, Christine Langer, James G. Beeson, Peter M. Siba, Ivo Mueller, Malcolm E. Molyneux, Graham V. Brown, and Stephen J. Rogerson

Decreasing Malaria Prevalence and Its Potential Consequences for Immunity in Pregnant Women. Journal of Infectious Diseases (2014)


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