Recent Projects

Some successful recent DPhil topics have included:  

  • Rates of convergence of variance-Gamma approximations via Stein's Method
  • Aspects of exchangeable coalescent processes
  • Bayesian analysis of stochastic point processes for financial applications
  • New measures of risk in pharmaceutical research
  • Selection in a spatially structured population
  • Sparse distance metric learning
  • Joint survival models: a Bayesian investigation of longitudinal volatility
  • Genetic and genomic analysis of Arabidopsis thaliana using next-generation sequencing data
  • Computational studies of protein helix kinks