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DPhil studentships for October 2015

Application deadline 23 January

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Research Excellence Framework 2014

Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 - Oxford Mathematical Sciences ranked first in the UK.

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Welcome to the Department of Statistics

Our work covers a broad range of theoretical and applied statistics


the statistical analysis of some radiocarbon data from Fiji.
The Department of Statistics in the University of Oxford is a world leader in research including computational statistics and statistical methodology, applied probability, bioinformatics and mathematical genetics. Oxford University's Mathematical Sciences submission to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, covering research from the Department of Statistics and the Mathematical Institute, was ranked overall best in the UK.

We offer an undergraduate degree (BA or MMath) in Mathematics and Statistics, jointly with the Mathematical Institute. 

At postgraduate level there is an MSc course in Applied Statistics, as well as a lively and stimulating environment for postgraduate research (DPhil or MSc by Research). Our graduates are employed in a wide range of occupational sectors throughout the world, including the university sector.

The Department co-hosts the EPSRC and MRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Next-Generational Statistical Science.  The Oxford-Warwick Statistics Programme (OxWaSP) trains graduates in the theory and computational methods of modern Statistical Science for data-intensive environments. 

Vacancy - Associate Professorship (or Professorship) of Systems Approaches to Biomedicine


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