28 Mar - 30 Mar 22
The 7th Probabilistic Modeling in Genomics Conference (ProbGen22), will be held in Oxford, UK, from 28-30th March 2022. The meeting will be jointly hosted by the Big Data Institute, the Department of Statistics, and Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics.
The conference will cover probabilistic models, algorithms, and statistical methods across a broad range of applic...
08 Mar 22
Please register for this event here.
04 Mar 22
3.00 pm Florence Nightingale Lecture
17 Jan - 11 Mar 22
This term’s Graduate Lecture Series will be held on Zoom and start at 3.30 pm unless otherwise stated.Week 1
03 Dec 213.00 pm Welcome from Professor Christl Donnelly, Deputy Head of Department 3.05 pm Introduction of Corcoran Lecture speaker by Professor Yee Whye Teh 3.10 pm
22 Nov 21
The Department of Statistics, University of Oxford, and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), would like to invite you to participate in the round-table event ‘Statistics in the Humanitarian Sector: Disasters’. This hybrid* event will take place on Monday 22nd November 2021 between 12-17h GMT.
As a round-table event, each presenter will address key issues of the humanitarian sector that are currently unsolved or require alternative…
28 Oct 21
We are delighted to announce details of our new annual lecture series – The David Blackwell Lecture. Professor David Blackwell (1919 – 2010) was a distinguished American statistician and mathematician who made significant contributions to game theory, probability theory, information theory, and Bayesian statistics. He is one of the eponyms of the Rao–Blackwell theorem and became the first African-American elected member of the US National Academy of Sciences.
18 Jun - 19 Jun 21
Speaker: Susan Murphy, Professor of Statistics at Harvard University