School of Mathematics

Statistical Consultancy Unit

The Statistical Consultancy Unit acts as an interface between our clients and the considerable expertise in mathematical statistics and operational research at the University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Statistics and School of Mathematics.


Here are the Statistical Consultancy Unit (SCU) our aim is to allow the School to engage with interesting projects with external partners  for short term, short turnaround projects.

These projects provide us with opportunities to:

  • Arrange consultancy and collaborative research
  • Deliver training (CPD courses on R)
  • Investigate and create funding proposal applications
  • Contribute to academic papers
  • Propose and supervise MSc student projects

Our people:

  • Chris Dent – Director of the SCU
  • Amy Wilson – Deputy Director SCU
  • Mike Allerhand - Consultant
  • Gail Robertson – Consultant

Get in touch to find out more:

And visit our websites: