Anna France

Anna France

Research Associate (Statistics)

Brook Building, BB449

+44 (0) 1772 89 1771

Anna is a research associate in statistics in the Lancashire Clinical Trials Unit, and specialises in survival analysis. Anna completed her Mathematics MSci at Lancaster University and is currently completing a PhD in Statistics.

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Anna is a Research Associate in Statistics in the Lancashire Clinical Trials Unit, joining the University of Central Lancashire in April 2019. Within this role, Anna provides statistical advice and support in the design, conduct, and analysis of clinical trials and research studies within the Lancashire Clinical Trials Unit and the wider Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.

Anna specialises in survival analysis and handling missing data, and has an interest in medical statistics. She completed her MSci dissertation on time-to-failure of hip prostheses, conducting survival and competing risks analyses, and is nearing completion of her PhD in Statistics at Lancaster University, which investigates risk factors for survival post-stroke in the presence of missing data and time-varying covariate effects.


  • MSci (Hons), Mathematics, Lancaster University, 2015


France, A., Costain, D.A. and Titman, A.T. (2018) Handling Time Dependent Covariate Effects in Multiple Imputation: Application to Stroke in a Cox Modelling Framework. 33rd International Workshop on Statistical Modelling. July 16-20, 2018. Bristol, UK. Volume 1; p.96-101.