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Dr Taeko Becque BA, MMath, PhD

Senior Statistician

Dr Taeko Becque

Dr Taeko Becque is a Senior Statistician within the School of Primary Care, Population Sciences and Medical Education at the University of Southampton.

Taeko Becque is a statistician working on clinical trials and observational studies in primary care.


BA (Hons), Mathematics, University of Cambridge

MMath, University of Cambridge

PhD Biostatistics, University of Cambridge

Research interests

Medical statistics in a primary care setting.

Other Research projects

  • IPD meta-analysis of delayed antibiotic prescribing for respiratory tract infections
  • Clustering by GP practice in individually randomised trials
  • RECUR - interventions to reduce recurrent respiratory tract infections in primary care
  • DIAMOND study of non-antibiotic therapies for diarrhoea
  • LOCATE study to improve the detection and management of liver disease in primary care.

Research group

Primary Care, Population Sciences and Medical Education

Affiliate research group

Research project(s)


We are looking to investigate the usefulness of antibiotics in this age group, it follows a European wide trial that was very similar for adults. Children will be provided antibiotic or placebo and keep a symptom diary for up to 28 days. They can opt to provide a throat swab, a blood sample and have a chest x-ray.

Acne Care Online

The Acne Care Online programme aims to aims to support young people with acne to use effective treatments and reduce the overuse of long-term antibiotics

BATHE Bath additives in the treatment of childhood eczema

ECO - Eczema Care Online

This programme of research aims to promote effective eczema self-care by improving individuals’ knowledge of eczema treatments and influencing attitudes, skills, and habits related to treatment use.   

RECON - Reducing and preventing Cognitive impairment iN older age groups (the RECON programme)

Retrospective Survey of Prevention, Treatment, Occurrence and Outcomes of Covid-19 in the community (RTO-Covid-19)

This is a survey about what people have done to try and prevent and treat Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic.

Supporting Targeting Of antibiotics in Primary care to combat AMR using decision aids (STOP AMR – decision aids)

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Dr Taeko Becque
Primary Care and Population Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
University of Southampton
Aldermoor Health Centre
Aldermoor Close
SO16 5ST

T: 023 8059 1741
F: 023 8070 1125

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