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## World Statistics Day 2020

This year's theme is "Connecting the world with data we can trust"

## Prof. Chris Dent on data, algorithms and 2020 national assessment

Prof. Chris Dent writes on the issues around award of marks for national high school exams in the UK under Covid.

## Sjoerd Beentjes has collaborated with others on a paper; "Pervasive lesion segregation shapes cancer genome evolution"

Sjoerd Beentjes has collaborated with others, from across multiple Universities and Organisations, to produce an article discussing the effects of damage to DNA with regards to the development of cancer cells. This work took place ...

## Communicating statistics, risk and uncertainty in the age of Covid - Prof. David Spiegelhalter

The Centre for Statistics is excited to announce our next lecture: Communicating statistics, risk and uncertainty in the age of Covid', with the inimitable Prof. David Spiegelhalter.

## Michal Branicki awarded an ONR Grant

Michal Branicki has been awarded an ONR grant, by the Applied and Computational Analysis Division, to research "Geometry of information flow and uncertainty quantification for robust neural network architectures in deep learning". This ...

## Goncalo dos Reis awarded an Impact Acceleration Grant (IAA)

Goncalo dos Reis was awarded an Impact Acceleration Grant (IAA) to research Data and Analytical tools required to develop and run advanced Machine Learning models to accurately predict the end of Lithium lon Cell's useful ...

## Edinburgh SIAM-IMA Student Chapter PhD Colloquium 2020

The Edinburgh SIAM-IMA Student Chapter PhD Colloquium 2020 (http://www.maxwell.ac.uk/siam-ima/PhDcolloquium2020.html) was held on February 12 at the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (ICMS). The aim of the event was ...

## 4th David Finney Lecture to be given by Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter

4th David Finney Lecture to be given by Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter (University of Cambridge)

## Predicting Metastasis from Primary Tumour Size

Tibor Antal and Stefano Avanzini have created a mathematical model for predicting undetectable secondary tumours in cancer patients.

## RSS and CfS Event on Decision-Support in Litigation

The Centre for Statistics will be welcoming John MacKenzie (partner at Shepherd and Wedderburn), Dr Alex Biedermann (University of Lausanne), and Wen Zhang (London School of Economics) who will showcasing modern opportunities for Statisticians and Data Scientists to work with lawyers to to improve the legal decision-making process. Joint event with the Royal Statistical Society.