Richard Howey is a Research Associate at Newcastle University working in the Institute of Genetic Medicine with Prof. Heather Cordell. His research focuses on the development of statistical genetics methodology and associated software. Richard has a diverse research background earning his PhD in pure mathematics at Newcastle University under the supervision of Prof. Barry Johnson in the field of functional analysis. His subsequent research has included developing methods and software in artificial intelligence at Durham and Strathclyde Universities and developing mathematical models in Epidemiology at Edinburgh University.
His current research is focussed on developing causal inference methods and software for use with complex genetic and biological data with the use of Bayesian Networks.