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Peter Gyring MSc, BA

DPhil Student


Peter graduated with a BA in Natural Sciences from University of Cambridge in 2009, before completing an MSc in Biomedical Engineering at Imperial College, London. He then worked as a software developer for Autonomy (now a part of Hewlett Packard) on a variety of projects related to big data, and then as principal software engineer at Asymptote, designing control strategies and user interfaces for scientific equipment. He moved to the University of Oxford in 2014.

Research Interests

Peter's research focusses on improving early detection of exacerbations in patients with chronic obstructive Pulmonary disease (COPD). Predictions are made from vital-sign data collected through an m-health system, with an aim to improve clinical outcomes for patients.

Current Projects

Peter' DPhil project is part of the sElf-management anD support proGrammE (EDGE), a 12-month randomised controlled trial involving people with COPD. EDGE is a collaborative project involving Prof. Andrew Farmer of the Nuffield Department of Primary Care, with a randomised controlled trial in the NHS. Peter is a member of Linacre College and is co-supervised by Dr. Carmelo Velardo.

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