Andrew Duncan



I have a PhD and BSc (Hons) 1st Class in Mathematics, University of Edinburgh, and TQFE (Distinction), University of Stirling.

My role at Inverness College UHI is currently split between teaching and research. I am currently the Programme Leader for the MSc Applied Data Science and teach on several other degree programmes, along with an active researcher. Since joining Inverness College UHI, I have taught across the entire tertiary spectrum from National 4 to PhD supervision.

At present I teach several modules across the MSc Applied Data Science and BSc Bioscience, along with units on Engineering HNCs and Forestry HNDs.

As part of his research role, Andrew is the Knowledge Base Supervisor for the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project with Tilhill Forestry and work with Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) Epidemiological Research Unit. His work with the SRUC focuses on data analysis of epidemiological data – particularly network analysis of animal movements. Andrew has spent a great deal of time working with the statistical software R and has built a variety of interactive applications, either to create reproducible analysis pipelines or provide access to epidemiological models to farmers, vets, teachers and other researchers. See the research on the SRUC website.

I have been involved with the following key inititatives and projects, establishment of the MScApplied Data Science programme, and KTP with Tilhill Forestry.

I am currently undertaking research in Network Analysis/Modelling, and R and Shiny Applications.  Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family – particularly if it allows me to ride my mountain bike.