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Kevin McConway is Professor of Applied Statistics in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at The Open University. He teaches statistics and health studies, and researches in several areas including statistical theory, health service organisation, ecology and evolution. He has degrees in mathematics, statistics, psychology and business from the Universities of Cambridge and London and The Open University. Kevin originally comes from rural Northumberland but is now a long-term Milton Keynes resident.
Kafatos, George; Andrews, Nick; McConway, Kevin J. and Farrington, Paddy (2013). Regression models for censored serological data. Journal of Medical Microbiology (In Press).
Dallas, Nicola; Malone, Peter; Jones, Adam; Doggart, Andrew; McConway, Kevin and Rogers, Paul (2012). The results of real time brachytherapy for the management of low and intermediate risk prostate cancer in patients with prostate volumes up to 100 ml. BJU International (Early View).
Araya, Yoseph N.; Silvertown, Jonathan; Gowing, David J.; McConway, Kevin J.; Linder, H. P. and Midgley, Guy (2012). Do niche-structured plant communities exhibit phylogenetic conservatism? A test case in an endemic clade. Journal of Ecology, 100(6), pp. 1434–1439.
Worthington, Jenny; Silvertown, Jonathan; Cook, Laurence; Cameron, Robert; Dodd, Mike; Greenwood, Richard; McConway, Kevin and Skelton, Peter (2012). Evolution MegaLab: a case study in citizen science methods. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 3(2), pp. 303–309.
Silvertown, Jonathan; Cook, Laurence; Cameron, Robert; Dodd, Michael; McConway, Kevin; Worthington, Jennifer; Skelton, Peter; Anton, Christian; Bossdorf, Oliver; Baur, Bruno; Schilthuizen, Menno; Fontaine, Benoît; Sattmann, Helmut; Bertorelle, Giorgio; Correira, Maria; Oliveira, Cristina; Pokryszko, Beata; Ozgo, Malgorzata; Stalažs, Arturs; Gill, Eoin; Rammul, Üllar; Sólymos, Péter; Féher, Soltan and Juan, Xavier (2011). Citizen science reveals unexpected continental-scale
evolutionary change in a model organism. PLoS ONE, 6(4), e18927.
Araya, Yoseph N.; Silvertown, Jonathan; Gowing, David J.; McConway, Kevin J.; Linder, H. Peter and Midgley, Guy (2011). A fundamental, eco-hydrological basis for niche segregation in plant communities. New Phytologist, 189(1), pp. 253–258.
Araya, Yoseph; Silvertown, Jonathan; Gowing, David; McConway, Kevin; Linder, Peter and Midgley, Guy (2010). Variation in δ13C among species and sexes in the family Restionaceae along a fine-scale hydrological gradient. Austral Ecology, 35(7), pp. 818–824.
Araya, Y. N.; Silvertown, J.; Linder, H. P; Gowing, D. J.; Midgley, G. F. and McConway, K. J. (2008). Evolution of hydrological niches in Restionaceae: a project update. In: Mucina, L.; Kalwij, J. M.; Smith, V. R.; Chytry, M.; White, P. S.; Cilliers, S. S.; Pillar, V. D.; Zobel, M. and Sun, I-Fang eds. Frontiers of Vegetation Science - An evolutionary angle. Somerset West: Keith Phillips Images, pp. 15–16.
Fréville, Hélène; McConway, Kevin; Dodd, Mike and Silvertown, Jonathan (2007). Prediction of extinction in plants: interaction of extrinsic threats and life history traits. Ecology, 88(10), pp. 2662–2672.
Silvertown, Jonathan; Dodd, Mike; Gowing, David; Lawson, Clare and McConway, Kevin (2006). Phylogeny and the hierarchical organization of plant diversity. Ecology, 87(7, Sup), S39-S49.