Esa Läärä

Professor of Statistics

Mathematical Sciences
Faculty of Science

I obtained MSc in Applied Statistics at Oxford University in 1985, and became Licentiate in Social Sciences at the University of Helsinki in 1987. From 1981 onwards I worked as a biostatistician and epidemiologist at the Finnish Cancer Registry and at Universities of Kuopio, Tampere and Oulu. Since 1996 I have served as Associate Professor and Professor in Statistics, especially Biometry, at the Department - now Research Unit - of Mathematical Sciences, University of Oulu. Currently I am the Deputy Leader of the Unit.

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+358 40 500 9299

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Research Unit of Mathematical Sciences
PO Box 3000
FI - 90014 University of Oulu, Finland