Friday 3rd  February 2023

Speaker: Professor Marloes Maathuis

Title: Causal learning from observational data


Friday 4th March 2022 (Online)

Speaker: Professor Sir Bernard Silverman, Professor of Modern Slavery Statistics, University of Nottingham

Title: Statistics and The Fight Against Modern Slavery


Tuesday 1st December 2020 (Online)

Speaker: Professor Deborah Ashby, President of the Royal Statistical Society (RSS)

Title: Florence Nightingale and the politicians’ pigeon holes: using data for the good of society


Tuesday 30th April 2019

Speaker: Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter,

Title: What would Florence Nightingale make of the way data is being used today?


Wednesday 8th November 2017

Speaker: Professor Sir Andrew Dilnot, Warden of Nuffield College, University of Oxford

Title: Numbers and Public policy: Why statistics really matter


Thursday 21st April 2016

Speaker: Professor Dame Janet Thornton, European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EDI)

Title: Bioinformatics at the heart of biology and genomic medicine


Thursday 16th April 2015 (Part of It All Addus Up: Celebrative Women Across the Mathematical Sciences)

Speaker: Professor Christl Donnelly, School of Public Health, Imperial College London

Title: An epidemiologist's life on the edge (of the science-policy interface)


Speaker: Professor David Clayton, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research

Title: Revisiting some old epidemiological debates and controversies after the "genetic revolution"



Speaker: Professor Lewis Wolpert, University College London

Title: What determines our beliefs?



Speaker: Professor Sir David Cox, Nuffield College, Oxford

Title: From public policy to particle physics: statistics in the 21st century



Speaker:  Mr Peter Clark, President of Actuaries

Title: Words and numbers - actuaries are ambidextrous



Speaker: Professor Sir Robert May, Chief Scientific Adviser to the Government

Title: Extinction: biodiversity challenged



Speaker: Professor Barry Scheck, Professor of Law, Benjamin Cardozo School of Law

Title: Scientific evidence and criminal justice



Speaker: Professor Sir Walter Bodmer, Principal, Hertford College

Title: The somatic evolution of cancer