Biographical Information

Alastair Scott is a professor emeritus in the Department of Statistics at the University of Auckland. Currently, his main research interests are in sample survey theory and methods, particularly in the development of methods for the analysis of survey data, in medical statistics, particularly in the design and analysis of retrospective studies, and in health services research. He is the joint principal investigator (with Peter Davis) on two recent large national health studies, the NZ Quality of Health Care Survey, looking at adverse events in public hospitals, and the National Primary Medical Care Survey, looking at activities of GPs.

Alastair is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and an Honorary Life Member of the NZ Statistical Association.