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Statistics meets Finance at Data Fest 2019

Published: Monday, 1 April 2019 Tags: Statistics outreach

PhD student Andrej Svetlosak (supervised by Miguel de Carvalho and Raffaela Calabrese) recently organised and held a Data Fest 2019 event. The UK's largest personal financial management provider, Money Dashboard, moderated the event.

Meeting of the Global Expert Working Group on Multiple Systems Estimation of Modern Slavery

Published: Friday, 29 March 2019 Tags: Statistics

Ruth King co-hosted the Global Expert Working Group on Multiple Systems Estimation of Modern Slavery with Davina Durgana (Minderoo Foundation) and Sheila Bird (MRC Biostatistics Unit) at the ICMS on the 21-22nd March. Individuals ...

PhD studentship funded by BT

Published: Friday, 8 March 2019 Tags: Statistics Graduate School funding award

Dr Amy Wilson is lead supervisor on a new PhD studentship part funded by BT.

Impact Acceleration Account Secondment Awarded

Published: Friday, 8 March 2019 Tags: Statistics funding award

Dr Tim Cannings successfully applied for an EPSRC IAA secondment with Cambridge Cancer Genomics (CCG).

Ruth King gives an ICMS Public Lecture: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Bayesian Statistics

Published: Thursday, 28 February 2019 Tags: Statistics

Ruth King presented a public lecture at the ICMS on the 5th February. Ruth talked about "The Rise and Fall and Rise of Bayesian Statistics" describing the basic underlying principle on which Bayesian statistics relies ...

Centre for Statistics: joint research day

Published: Wednesday, 21 November 2018 Tags: Statistics

A joint research day between the Centre for Statistics and the Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences took place on Tuesday 20th November 2018. The scope of the meeting was to promote interdisciplinary research across the University ...

Sara Wade elected secretary of the Bayesian nonparametric section of ISBA

Published: Wednesday, 21 November 2018 Tags: Statistics international

Congratulations to Dr Sara Wade who has been elected Secretary of the Bayesian Nonparametric Section of the International Society of Bayesian Analysis. The purpose of the Bayesian Nonparametrics Section of ISBA is to promote research ...

APEX Grant Awarded

Published: Monday, 5 November 2018 Tags: Statistics funding award

Congratulations to Ioannis Papastathopoulos who has been awarded an APEX grant.

Turing fellowships awarded

Published: Monday, 27 August 2018 Tags: Applied Mathematics Statistics Fellowship funding award

Congratulations to Tim Cannings, Ruth King, Ben Leimkuhler, John Pearson, Amy Wilson and Kostas Zygalakis who have all been awarded Turing Fellowships.

ISBA 2018, Edinburgh

Published: Tuesday, 3 July 2018 Tags: Statistics

The world meeting of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA) took place in June 24-29, 2018. The organization of the event was lead by Miguel de Carvalho (School of Mathematics), in a joint collaborative effort ...