Promoting the use of R in the NHS

Author: Bahman Rostami-Tabar

About Bahman Rostami-Tabar

(Associate Professor in Management Science)
Cardiff Business School

Bahman is a senior lecturer of Management Science at Cardiff Business School (CARBS), Cardiff University, UK. He holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Bordeaux, France. His research involves developing innovative methodologies in forecasting for social good and analysing the value of forecasting in decision making. Bahman launched the “Democratising Forecasting” in 2018 sponsored by the International Institute of Forecasters (IIF) to deliver a series of workshops in developing economies which promotes the importance of forecasting and ‘train the trainers’ on forecasting principles using R. Bahman has also created the Forecasting for Social Good (FSG) initiative sponsored by IIF that aims to explore and expose how (where) forecasting can have some positive societal impact. The objective is of this initiative threefold: i) expose the importance of forecasting for social good ii) capture the otherwise dispersed current state of knowledge and set the agenda to drive developments iii) create and establish research collaborations and partnership at the national and international level.

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