Head of Division:

Prof. Dr. med. Antje Timmer


Josephine Lühmann

+49 (0)441 798-2772

Postal adress:

Division of Epidemiology and Biometry
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg
Ammerländer Heerstr. 114-118
26129 Oldenburg

Visitor adress:

Campus Haarentor, Building V04
Ammerländer Heerstraße 140
26129 Oldenburg


Training and Education

Methods seminar Epidemiology and Biometry (for active researchers)

We meet every two weeks on Tuesdays to discuss own work or relevant methods. Participants include our own staff, as well as Ph. D. students, partners and students in comparable areas.

Interested guests are welcome to participate and to contribute with their own topics and work. Please contact our PhD Students (e.g. Johanna Neuser)befo rehand. They will also be taking any other questions regarding the seminar.

In the winter semester 2022/23 we will meet on Tuesdays at 16:15 to 17:45 in room V03 2-A208. The dates and topics in 2022 were:

18.10: Antje Timmer – Thoughts on the concept of representativeness 

01.11: Alexander Seipp – Variable selection in regression models

15.11: Natalia Tiles-Sar – Structural equation modeling 

29.11: Julia Beckhaus – Health-related quality of life in patients with childhood-onset craniopharyngioma – results of a linear mixed model

13.12: Rainer Röhrig – Experience with inspection by regulatory authorities (online!)

Seminars für 2023 will be provided soon. We are still open for suggestions, promoting lively discussion among our interdisciplinary team of postgraduate epidemiologists and biometricians. 

A presentation and discussion on the specific situation of biometry with implications for teaching students and training biometricians  at the UOL by Prof. Nothwang, as previously announced, has been cancelled.

(Changed: 31 Dec 2022)