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November 2018
  • 30 Nov 18

    Speaker:    Suchi Saria, Department of Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University, USA

    Date:           Friday 30th November at 3.30 pm, Large Lecture Theatre, Department of Statistics, 24-29 St Giles’, Oxford

    Title:           Individualizing Healthcare with Machine Learning

    Abstract:   Healthcare is rapidly becoming a data-intensive discipline, driven

  • 15 Nov 18

    Date:          Thursday 15th November, 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm

    Speakers:  Mikolaj Kasprzak and Xiaoyu Lu

    Title:          Short talks about their internship experiences

  • 09 Nov 18

    Date:        Thursday 8th November, 3.30 pm in Large Lecture Theatre followed by pizza and beer in ground floor social area

    Speaker:  Willem van Hoorn, Chief Decision Scientist, Exscientia

    Title:         Disrupting Drug Discovery by automating intuition

    Abstract:  Artificial Intelligence and machine learning are taking over the world. The process of discovering new drugs was thought, b

  • 01 Nov - 23 Nov 18

    Date:        Thursday 22nd November, 2.00 pm, IT Teaching Suite

October 2018
  • 31 Oct 18

    Find out about the DPhil in Statistics and the MSc in Statistical Science at the Graduate Open Day on Wednesday 31 October.    The Department will be open for visits from 2 pm – 4.30 pm.

    There will be a short talk on the DPhil and MSc by Research in Statistics at 2.30 pm.    This will be followed by a talk on the MSc in Statistical Science at 3.15 pm.



  • 08 Oct - 12 Oct 18

    Date:        Thursday 11th October, 3.30 pm, Small Lecture Theatre (LG.03), Department of Statistics

    Speakers: Professor Charlotte Deane and Professor Gesine Reinert, Department of Statistics, University of Oxford

    Title:         Active and Passive Presentations: how to present your work, and how to get the most out of seminars, lectures and poster sessions.

  • 08 Oct - 14 Dec 18

    Michaelmas Term 2018 Programme:

    The Network is run weekly throughout term time for postdocs working at the Department of Statistics

    Week 1 Wednesday 10th October, 12.30 pm Postdoc Lunch – Open Research Zone Week 2
  • 08 Oct - 19 Oct 18

    Date:        Thursday 18th October, 11.00

July 2018
  • 09 Jul 18

    Professor Ba-Ngu Vo (Curtin University)


    Department of Statistics, LG.03

    Abstract: In a finite-set-valued Hidden Markov Model (HMM), the hidden state is a finite set. Such an HMM describes a multi-object system, a system in which the number of objects and their states are unknown and vary randomly with time. Multi-object systems arise in many research disciplines including surveillance, computer vision, robotics, biomedical research and machine learning…

  • 09 Jul 18

    Prof. Martin Adams (University of Chile)


    Department of Statistics, LG.03

    Abstract: The application of random sets in multi-target tracking has led to the development of Finite Set Statistics (FISST) which provides the basis for filters such as the Probability Hypothesis Density (PHD) filter and more recently the Generalized Labelled Multi-Bernoulli (GLMB) filter, which recently attracted considerable research interest as well as deployment in commercial…