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Professor Robert Ware


Robert Ware

Menzies Health Institute QLD
+61 (0)7 3735 9263 (Work)
N78 2.34, Nathan Campus

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Professor Robert Ware is a biostatistician and clinical epidemiologist. Robert completed his PhD at the University of Canterbury (NZ) in 2003, and was employed at The University of Queensland from 2003-16. Robert was appointed as Griffith University’s inaugural Professor of Biostatistics in September 2016. His research expertise centres on the design and analysis of longitudinal studies, with a methodological focus on developing statistical methods to deal with the impact attrition, missing data and non-compliance have on effect estimators. As a consequence of his research program and his collaborative work with clinicians he has developed an extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of the design, conduct and analysis of cohort studies and randomised trials. Robert’s applied interests include vaccine epidemiology and childhood infectious disease. Robert has co-authored more than 320 peer-reviewed articles including publications in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the New England Journal of Medicine, and Lancet.


  • Member
    EPIC Health Systems2020
  • Professor of Biostatistics
    Griffith University, Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Gold Coast, Australia1 Sep 2016


  • B.Sc. (Hons I), Statistics
    University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • PhD, Statistics
    University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand