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June 2020
  • 19 Jun 20

    Graduate Lectures run weekly throughout term time on Thursdays at 3.30 pm.  Due to the Coronavirus situation, this term’s talks will be held remotely using Zoom.

    Week 1 Thursday 30th April, 3.30 pm
  • 18 Jun 20

    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 Medical Sciences and will be held using Zoom on Thursday 18th June 2020.

    2.00 pm
May 2020
  • 29 May 20

    Date:          Thursday 28th May, 4.00 pm via Zoom

    Speaker:    Nick Jewell, University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health

    Title:          Cluster-Randomised Test Negative Designs: Inference and Application to Vector Trials to Eliminate Dengue

    Abstract:   The successful introduction of the intracellular bacterium Wolbachia into Aedes aegypti mosq

  • 20 May - 19 Jun 20

    Allan Evans is Senior algorithm researcher at Oxford Nanopore Technologies.

  • 18 May - 29 Jun 20

    Due to the coronavirus situation, the informal probability seminars have been replaced with a weekly online discrete maths and probability seminar organised by Christina Goldschmidt and Alex Scott  The talks will take place on Zoom on Tuesdays at 2pm and/or 330pm UK time.

    There is a seminar mailing list you can sign up to, details of which can be found on the website.


March 2020
January 2020
  • 31 Jan - 03 Feb 20

    Date:           Friday 31st January 2020, 1.00 pm – 2.00 pm

    Venue:        Large Lecture Theatre, Department of Statistics

    Speakers:   Professor Christl Donnelly and Dr Robin Thompson

    Title:            Maths and Stats in Action – Real-time Analysis to Understand the Novel Coronavirus

  • 31 Jan 20

    The Corcoran Memorial Lecture and Memorial Prize is a biennial event.  The prize is awarded to students of the Department of Statistics for outstanding graduate work.

    We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2018 Corcoran Memorial Prize is Dr Sarah Penington.

    The prize will be awarded at the Cor