School of Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science

Jesca Mercy Batidzirai


Jesca is statistician who has more than 10 years of teaching experience and is pursuing her PhD in Biostatistics. She is currently teaching first and second year statistics courses and has supervised some masters and honors projects. She is involved in interacting with other upcoming and young Biostatisticians in Sub-Saharan Africa on various Biostatistics topics. Jesca is a member of South African Statistical Association (SASA) and International Biometric Society (IBS)  

Research interests

  • Biostatistics
  • Survival Analysis
  • Discrete Time-to-event Analysis
  • Longitudinal Data Analysis
  • Multistate Modeling
  • Multilevel Modeling 
  • Meta- Analysis
  • Time Series Analysis 

Research profiles