14 Jun 19
On Friday 14th June there will be a double Distinguished Speaker Seminar starting at 2.00 pm with Professor Mike Steel followed by Professor David Aldous at 3.30 pm.
2.00 pm – Distinguished Speaker Seminar
07 Jun 19
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 the Mathematical Institute and Computer Science and will be held at the Department of Statistics on Friday 7th June 2019.1.00 pm Buffet Lunch 2.00 pm Talk by Oxford University Careers Service 2.30 pm ...
06 Jun 19
Speaker: Christopher Workman, DTU Bioengineering, Technical University of Denmark
Date: Thursday 6th June, 3.30 pm in the Small Lecture Theatre, Department of Statistics
Title: Does supply or demand drive codon optimization?
Abstract: Translation efficiency is partly determined by the law of mass action where higher tRNA concentrations are expected to result in...
30 May 19
Speaker: James Carpenter (Department of Medical Statistics, LSHTM)
Date: Thursday 30th May, 3.30 pm in the Small Lecture Theatre, Department of Statistics
Title: Strengthening Analytical Thinking for Observational Studies: the STRATOS initiative – why is it needed, what does it do & who can be involved?
Abstract: While statistical methodology for both the...
17 May 19
Speaker: Professor Donald Rubin, Harvard University
Date: Friday 17th May at 3.30 pm, Large Lecture Theatre, Department of Statistics, 24-29 St Giles’, Oxford
Title: To be confirmed
30 Apr 19
The Florence Nightingale Lecture will be given by Sir David Spiegelhalter, OBE, FRS, on Tuesday 30th April 2019 in the Large Lecture Theatre, Department of Statistics at 3.30pm.
Title: What would Florence Nightingale make of the way data is being used today?
Abstract: Florence Nightingale is popularly known for her role in nursing, but statisticians know her as a prime innovator in using statistical evidence, forcefully comm...
07 Mar 19
Date: Thursday 7th March (IT Teaching Suite) followed by pizza and drinks
Speaker: Blenheim Chalcot
Title: Data Science in Industry: Innovation through Impact
Abstract: Data Scientists implement projects on the intersection between academic research and delivering business value. The variety, intellectual stimulation and impact that a Data Science role can provide...
28 Feb 19
Date: Thursday 28th February (Ground floor social area)
A poster presentation explaining the research currently being undertaken by our second year graduate research students.
21 Feb 19
Date: Thursday 21st February 2019, 3.30 pm in the small lecture theatre, Department of Statistics
Speaker: Reuben Binns, Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford
Title: Fair machine learning: how can data-driven decision-making perpetuate bias, and what should be done about it?
14 Feb 19
Date: Thursday 14th February 2019, 3.30 pm in the small lecture theatre. Coffee and cakes will be served after the talk.
Speaker: Verena Heise (Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford)
Title: Robust Research – Why do we care?
Abstract: Are most published research f...