Innovative training in methods for future data

IMforFUTURE (Innovative training in methods for future data) is funded by the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Union. The project is coordinated by the University of Leeds, and will last for 4 years starting from April 2017. Further details of the project. @imforfuture LinkedIn


1 February 2019: New publications

Five scientific papers have now been published by network members – see the Publications page for more details.

31 January 2019: Mid-term review report submitted

The mid-term review report has been submitted to the EU participant portal and contains details on all aspects of the network throughout the first half of the project.  The report will be discussed with the EU project officer and expert reviewer at the mid-term review meeting, which is scheduled for 26 March 2019 in Edinburgh. There will also be a research day, network meetings and training from 25-28 March 2019.

8-12 October 2018: Training meeting for the fellows

This training meeting consisted of scientific modules and team building sessions, as well as a meeting of the ESR forum. It was a successful week and allowed fellows to collaborate and get to know each other better.

4 September 2018: All fellows have now started with the network

Annah Muli arrived on 20 August and is working at the University of Leeds under the supervision of Jeanine Houwing-Duistermaat and Arief Gusnanto; and Arianna Landini started this week and is working with James Wilson at the University of Edinburgh.
They will all have the opportunity to meet and get to know each other at the next network meeting in Leeds next month.

 1 June 2018: New fellow

Zhujie Gu has started with the network on 1 June – he is working under the supervision of Hae-Won Uh at UMC Utrecht.
The final two fellows are due to start at Leeds and Edinburgh in the next few months.

 26-28 March 2018: Annual network meeting in Zagreb

The first annual network meeting with fellows and partners took place at the BioCentar in Zagreb, Croatia, from 26-28 March 2018. The meeting comprised of committee meetings, as well as training sessions for the fellows, and also allowed the network to get to know each other.

1 March 2018: We welcome three new fellows to the network

Frania Zuñiga Bañuelos is working at glyXera under the supervision of Erdmann Rapp; Azra Frkatović has started under the supervision of Gordan Lauc at Genos; and Samira Smajlović will start shortly at the University of Zagreb under the supervision of Vlatka Zoldos.

1 February 2018: Two new fellows

On 1 February 2018, two new fellows started with the network:
Tamás Pongrácz is working under the supervision of Manfred Wuhrer at Leiden University Medical Centre, and Md Shafiqur Rahman is working at King’s College London under the supervision of Frances Williams.

10 January 2018: The first fellows have started with the network

Iva Budimir and Anna Carbó Meix started working at the University of Bologna in November 2017, under the supervision of Gastone Castellani and Paolo Garagnini respectively.
In January 2018, Maarten van Schaik started at the University of Leeds, under the joint supervision of Jeanine Houwing-Duistermaat and Arief Gusnanto.
More fellows are due to start in the next few months.

25 September 2017: Statistical Modelling publication

Discussion paper by three members of the network published online at the Statistical Modelling journal – see the literature page for more information.


28 June 2017: Kick-off meeting

The kick-off meeting for the project took place at the University of Leeds on 28 June 2017 (following the start of the project on 1 April 2017).  An overview of the project was given and all partners introduced their research relating to the project.  There were also discussions on the training and research programmes and other network issues, including milestones, deliverables, and future meetings.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, under H2020-MSCA-ITN grant agreement number 721815