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Vetle Torvik
Assistant Professor

Vetle Torvik researches issues related to scientific discovery and collaboration, and focuses on fundamental, powerful mathematical properties such as monotonicity, transitivity, and multidimensionality. His research approach tends to have a strong flavor of mathematical optimization and computational statistics.

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Phone: 217-244-7792
Fax: 217-244-3302

CIRSS Publications

Smallheiser, N. R., Lugli, G., Hooriyah, S. R., Torvik, V. I., Turecki, G., & Dwivedi, Y. (2012). MicroRNA Expression is Down-Regulated and Reorganized in Prefrontal Cortex of Depressed Suicide Subjects. PLoS ONE, 7(3), e33201. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0033201 Read more

Past CIRSS Events

October 23, 2015
Sex-bias in biomedical research: a bibliometric perspective
Abstract: Models of human disease have traditionally been biased towards the male body. Here, we perform a retrospective study of factors that may have contributed to (reducing) this bias across a var…

October 14, 2015
Large scale data analysis: Simpson's paradox, data integrity, and reproducibility.
Abstract:We consider factors that can give rise to unreliable or unstable outcomes in empirical research. For example, seemingly small differences in data preparation, consideration of outliers and mi…

April 30, 2014
Discussion session -- Obtaining funding from foundations, industry and new sponsors
As government sources of grant funding shrink, researchers may look to expand their pool of sponsors. GSLIS faculty who have obtained research funding from foundations, industry and other sponsors le…

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