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Thesis

A Spatial Microsimulation Analysis of Health Inequalities and Health Resilience

House prices

3D visualisation of GB house prices using three.js.

TownsendR

Interactive map of Townsend deprivation scores

rakeR

An R package to make spatial microsimulation (‘raking’) as easy as possible.

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Yesterday I gave a short talk for the Sheffield R Users’ Group about unit testing in R.

I find your lack of unit tests disturbing

In short, there are two things you should really be testing when working in R:

  1. Data analysis scripts (usually in data-raw/)
  2. Functions (usually in R/)

Get set up and see some examples at https://philmikejones.github.io/RUnitTesting/ I also shared some examples from rakeR and my thesis.

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Today I received an email saying my PhD has been awarded, and my thesis has been published. I am officially Dr Phil Jones!

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Doncaster Festival of Research 2017 On Friday 20 October I was delighted to present a poster at the Doncaster Festival of Research 2017 Fringe Event in Denaby and Cadeby Miner’s Welfare in Denaby Main. With my poster I tried to summarise my doctoral research, which is challenging because it’s probably most relevant for a policy and practitioner audience. I hope it was useful for the people who came to talk to me about it.

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