Department for Health

Dr Gordon Taylor

Gordon Taylor

Reader in Medical Statistics

1 West 5.115
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 38 5415

Current Collaborative Research Funding:
  • NIHR Public Health programme: “A randomised controlled cluster trial comparing the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of a school based cognitive behaviour therapy programme in the reduction of anxiety and improvement in mood in children aged 9/10”
  • NIHR, Research for Patient Benefit, “Waste the Waist: Pilot study for a randomised controlled trial of a primary care based intervention to support lifestyle change for people with high cardiovascular risk.”
  • The Leverhulme Trust, “The Sociology of Prescribing: What can we Learn from New Prescribers?”
  • NIHR, Research for Patient Benefit, “Contextual-CBT for Chronic Pain in the Community”


Gordon Taylor joined the University of Bath in 1999 and is currently a Reader in Medical Statistics. He also chairs the Research Ethics Approval Committee for Health (REACH) and is a member of University Ethics committee.

Dr Taylor is the local lead for the NIHR Research Design Service (RDS-SW). The RDS-SW is a free service supporting healthcare professionals and academics in the development of high quality applied health related grant applications to National and International Open funding competitions. He is also co-director of the newly established University of Bath, Department for Health, Clinical Trials Unit (CTU).

Research interests

  • Applied Medical Statistics
  • Clinical Trials
  • Research Ethics


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