Two studentships for DPhil in Statistics available to start October 2019
17 May 19One studentship is funded by the ERC Advanced Grant General Theory for Big Bayes, to work on a project in the field of approximate Bayesian methods and their statistical properties in high dimensional models. This studentship is available to UK or EU students. The other studentship is funded by the EPSRC and the topic of research is open, but should relate to the interests of one of the Department’s research areas. This studentship is available to home students.
Congratulations to Professor Christina Goldschmidt who has been awarded an IMS Fellowship
15 May 19Congratulations to Professor Christina Goldschmidt who has been named Fellow of the Institute of Mathematica...
Congratulations to Professor Judith Rousseau who has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant
29 Mar 19Congratulations to Professor Judith Rousseau who is one of nine Oxford academics to have been awarded a European...
UNIQ+ Summer School
22 Mar 19Oxford has just launched UNIQ+, six-week Summer School for talented individuals from under-represented groups in UK universities. UNIQ+ is free to take part in: it includes a £2,500 stipend, plus free accommodation in an Oxford college. It will give you the opportunity to experience postgraduate research at Oxford by carrying out a research project, and a chance to meet our staff and student community. It will run 1 July to 9 August 20...
International Women’s Day
08 Mar 19Today we are celebrating International Women’s Day #internationalwomensday2019.
Novartis and Big Data Institute in world-leading research alliance
24 Jan 19Novartis and the University of Oxford’s Bid Data Institute are to establish a world-leading research alliance using artificial intelligence to understand complex diseases and improve drug development. For the entire press release please see here
Statistics of the Year 2018: Winners Announced
20 Dec 18The winner of the international prize was the statistic that 90.5% of plastic has never been recycled. The winner of the UK prize was the statistic that 28.7% of all electricity produced in the UK on 30th June 2018 came from solar power. There were also eight highly commended statistics. Read the press release here. Jen Rogers, who was on the judging panel, spoke abo...
AI and drug discovery: a potential game changer?
11 Dec 18Professor Charlotte Deane has written a piece for the University of Oxford’s AI micro-site on the topic of AI and drug discovery. Read the full piece here on the University of Oxford’s research pages. There will also be a print version.
Gesine Reinert elected Chair of RSS Applied Probability
04 Dec 18Professor Gesine Reinert has been elected Chair of the RSS Applied Probability Section. Her term of office will start 1st January 2019.
CSML Group NeurlPS 2018 Workshop participation
04 Dec 18Members of the CSML group are organising and participating in a number of NeurlPS 2018 workshops and a co-located symposium. See here for a list of participants and the talks taking place. See here for a list of paper co-authored by members of the group that have been acc...