Sam Abbott

A very biased view of my recent research

A very biased overview of my recent research output as written for an internal promotion application. As such take everything with a large pinch of salt and replace all the I statements with We statements.

Reflections on two years estimating effective reproduction numbers

Over the last two years we have estimated reproduction numbers daily for several thousand locations, presented these estimates as a curated data set and visualised them at In this post we reflect on this project, summarising its utility, its integration with other projects, unanticipated challenges, and finally whether we would do it again.

Moving from Blogdown to Distill

A short note to state the obvious point that I have switched from using Blogdown to Distill with postcards.

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