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Edinburgh statisticians feature on BBC Radio 4's programme 'More or Less'

Published: Monday, 15 January 2018 Tags: Statistics

On the episode of 'More or Less' broadcast on Friday 12th January, there was an interview with Richard Sleeman, the Scientific Director of Mass Spec Analytical Limited, an analytical chemistry company near Bristol, concerning ...

Our online module: "Statistics: Unlocking the World of Data" will go live soon

Published: Tuesday, 19 December 2017 Tags: Statistics

We are pleased to announce that (the second edition of) our online module: "Statistics: Unlocking the World of Data", will go live on the 10th January 2018.

David Finney Centenary Lecture

Published: Monday, 18 December 2017 Tags: Statistics

The David Finney Centenary Lecture took place on November 30th at the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences. This event was in honour of Prof. David Finney, who turned 100 on January 3rd 2017. Prof. Finney was an eminent ...

Prof Ruth King has been elected to the Royal Statistical Society council

Published: Tuesday, 31 October 2017 Tags: Statistics

Prof Ruth King has been elected to the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) Council. Her term on the Council will start in January 2018 and will last for 4 years. The council ballot results can be found in https://www.statslife.or ...

Centre for Statistics launch event

Published: Tuesday, 31 October 2017 Tags: Statistics

The University of Edinburgh is establishing a new Centre for Statistics, which is being spearheaded by the School of Mathematics. The vision for the Centre is to act as a focus for statistical activity across the University, to promote the establishment of innovative inter-disciplinary statistical research programmes, provide effective communication of statistical ideas to an academic and external audience and to be at the forefront of training the next generation of statisticians and data scientists.

Dr Jonathan Gair contributes to the first detection of a powerful astronomical event

Published: Wednesday, 18 October 2017 Tags: Statistics

Dr Jonathan Gair from the School of Mathematics has contributed to the first detection and analysis of a powerful astronomical event - the merger of two very dense neutron stars.

Grant Success: Ruth King and Vanda Carvalho

Published: Monday, 9 October 2017 Tags: Statistics funding award

Ruth King and Vanda Carvalho, with Tom Bird (Centre for Inflammation Research) have been awarded a CSO research grant "Validating and Improving Serum Biomarkers for Liver Cancer Surveillance".

Forensic Statistics and Edinburgh

Published: Friday, 15 September 2017 Tags: Statistics

The 10th International Conference on Forensic Inference and Statistics was held in Minneapolis on September 6th to 8th, 2017. Colin Aitken, Amy Wilson and Ya-ting (Sabrina) Chang from the School of Mathematics attended. All gave ...

Prof Ruth King as guest editor of the special issue of the Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics

Published: Tuesday, 5 September 2017 Tags: Statistics international

Professor Ruth King was a guest editor, with Mevin Hooten (U.S. Geological Survey and Colorado State University) and Roland Langrock (Bielefeld University) of the special issue of the Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental ...

Grant Success: Jonathan Gair

Published: Tuesday, 27 June 2017 Tags: Statistics funding award

Jonathan Gair (with collaborator Alberto Vecchio, University of Birmingham) has been awarded a grant by the UK Space Agency.