Thomas J Wise

Thomas J Wise

Research Assistant and Master’s Student

Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam

Utrecht University, Utrecht


Current Masters student studying at Utrecht university, with diverse interests across methodology and statistics including: improving psychological research methods, improving statistics and data education and data visualization. His current thesis: Evaluating Machine Learning Techniques for Early PTSD prognosis after Trauma using synthetic data, looks to provide the foundation for the future development of a validated PTSD prognosis screening tool, to be deployed in emergency departments.

Currently seeking PhD and Employment opportunities in the fields of psychological science, data analysis and machine learning.

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  • Data Visualization
  • Psychological Research Methods
  • Machine Learning


  • MSc in Methodology and Statistics for the Behavioural, Biomedical and Social Sciences, 2021

    Utrecht University, NL

  • Msci in Psychological Theory and Practice, 2019

    University of Reading, UK



Research Assistant

Academic Medical Centre

Sep 2020 – Present Amsterdam, NL

Responsibilities include:

  • Database Cleaning & Management
  • Data Simulation
  • Thesis Related work

General Board Member


Sep 2020 – Present The Netherlands


  • National Statistics Education Directory
  • Web-committee Member

Summer Research Assistant

Office for National Statistics

Jun 2020 – Sep 2020 Newport, UK

Department: Macroeconomics; Prices Division

  • Alternative Data Sources Project relating to the weighting within the current Consumer Price Index (CPI)

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Development of a RShiny Application, with interactive visualization, for the project listed.

Student Research Assistant

Utrecht University

Jan 2020 – Present Utrecht, NL

Projects Included:

  • Replication in Psychological Sciences, Transcription Work; Hidde Leplaa
  • Undergraduate Course Preparation and Webmaster: Applied Data Science and Visualization; Emmeke Aarts
  • Reference Information Collection for Eurofund Project; Peter Lugtig
  • Undergraduate Psychology Lecture Translation; Irene Klugkist
  • Unibuddy Course Ambassador

Head of Theatre Sound

French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts

May 2019 – Aug 2019 Hancock, USA

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Main Stage Sound Technican, for all shows (>30) and events in that venue
  • Team Leader for Sound Staff across 5 venues
  • Sound technology management across venues, and for all camp wide events
  • Management and Co-ordination of high teaching standards for technical theatre studies


Various R and Python programming Courses

Certificates available via Linkedin
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Grammar and Effective Writing

Peer-Assisted Learning (PAL) Leader Training

Peer Support Training


These are free and open-source educational resources delivered to the organizations listed.
Follow the title link to access the resources published through this site, and available on Github

Introduction to Data Visualization in R for Business Informatics

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to the Tidyverse in R
  • Comparative Plotting in R
  • Basics of ggplot2 (Core Functions, Layers and plot types)
  • Application using Business Data

Introduction to Data Visualization in R for Research

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to the Tidyverse in R
  • Comparative Plotting in R
  • Use of ggplot2 (Core Functions, Layers and plot types)
  • Application with Research Data
  • Publication for Scientific Journals

aRt in R

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to the Tidyverse in R
  • Basics of visualization techniques with ggplot2
  • Creative Coding and application in Mathematical functions
  • Creative Thinking and Problem Solving regarding coding


These are examples of the work I have completed, and skills I have developed.

Traffic Accident Dashboard

RShiny Dashboard, providing a visual illustration of the location of a sample of traffic accidents, from the open-access USA Accident Database.

Packages Use:

  • Shiny & Semantic Shiny
  • Semantic Dashboard
  • Tidyverse
  • Plotly & Leaflet

Applied Data Science and Visualization Course Website

RBookdown website, developed for the Utrecht University course: Applied Data Science and Visualisation Course.

Packages Use:

  • R-Bookdown
  • Github & Netlify Deployment
  • Hugo Theme: Learn

Carbon Dioxide Emission per Capitia, relational to National GDP

A Plotly visualization displaying the interaction World Bank Data’s on Carbon Dioxide Emissions in Relation to a countries GDP.

Packages Use:

  • Tidyverse
  • Plotly