06 Nov 19
Find out about the DPhil in Statistics, MSc (by research) in Statistics, StatML CDT and MSc in Statistical Science at the Graduate Open Day on Wednesday 6 November 2019. The Department will be open to visitors from 2.00pm to 4.00pm with a mix of talks and opportunities to speak with some current students:2.00pm Speak with current students, refreshments available Ground Floor Social Area 2.15pm Doctoral...
17 Oct 19
Speaker: Elchanan Mossel (MIT Math)
Date: Thursday 17th October (Week 1), 4.00 pm
Location: Large Lecture Theatre, Department of Statistics, 24-29 St Giles’, Oxford
Title: Simplicity and Complexity of Belief-Propagation
Abstract: There is a very simple algorithm for the inference of posteriors for probability models on tr...
14 Jun 19
On Friday 14th June there will be a double Distinguished Speaker Seminar starting at 2.00 pm with Professor Mike Steel followed by Professor David Aldous at 3.30 pm.
2.00 pm – Distinguished Speaker Seminar
07 Jun 19
The annual Careers Workshop is run for postdocs and graduate students at the Department of Statistics to help inform them with making career choices. This year’s event is in collaboration with the Mathematical Institute and Computer Science and will be held at the Department of Statistics on Friday 7th June 2019.1.00 pm Buffet Lunch 2.00 pm Talk by Oxford University Careers Service 2.30 pm ...
06 Jun 19
Speaker: Christopher Workman, DTU Bioengineering, Technical University of Denmark
Date: Thursday 6th June, 3.30 pm in the Small Lecture Theatre, Department of Statistics
Title: Does supply or demand drive codon optimization?
Abstract: Translation efficiency is partly determined by the law of mass action where higher tRNA concentrations are expected to result in...
30 May 19
Speaker: James Carpenter (Department of Medical Statistics, LSHTM)
Date: Thursday 30th May, 3.30 pm in the Small Lecture Theatre, Department of Statistics
Title: Strengthening Analytical Thinking for Observational Studies: the STRATOS initiative – why is it needed, what does it do & who can be involved?
Abstract: While statistical methodology for both the...
17 May 19
Speaker: Professor Donald Rubin, Harvard University
Date: Friday 17th May at 3.30 pm, Large Lecture Theatre, Department of Statistics, 24-29 St Giles’, Oxford
Title: To be confirmed
30 Apr 19
The Florence Nightingale Lecture will be given by Sir David Spiegelhalter, OBE, FRS, on Tuesday 30th April 2019 in the Large Lecture Theatre, Department of Statistics at 3.30pm.
Title: What would Florence Nightingale make of the way data is being used today?
Abstract: Florence Nightingale is popularly known for her role in nursing, but statisticians know her as a prime innovator in using statistical evidence, forcefully comm...
07 Mar 19
Date: Thursday 7th March (IT Teaching Suite) followed by pizza and drinks
Speaker: Blenheim Chalcot
Title: Data Science in Industry: Innovation through Impact
Abstract: Data Scientists implement projects on the intersection between academic research and delivering business value. The variety, intellectual stimulation and impact that a Data Science role can provide...
28 Feb 19
Date: Thursday 28th February (Ground floor social area)
A poster presentation explaining the research currently being undertaken by our second year graduate research students.