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February 2019
  • 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

  • 07 Feb 19

    Date:           Thursday 7th February 2019, 3.30 pm in the small lecture theatre, Department of Statistics

    Speaker:    Christina Goldschmidt, Department of Statistics, University of Oxford

    Title:            Exchangeability

    Abstract:   Exchangeability is a fundamental concept in probability and statistics, and crops up in all sorts of different places.  In this lecture, I will g

January 2019
  • 31 Jan 19

    Date:         Thursday 31st January 2019 at 3.30 pm in the Small Lecture Theatre.  The talk will be followed by pizza and beer in the ground  floor social area.

    Speaker:  Abdel Turkmani and Stephen Barnett, Util

    Title:         Util – using machine learning to help investors make a positive impact on people, planet and pocket.

    Abstract: Util is a London based Financial Technolog

  • 24 Jan 19

    Date:           Thursday 24th January 2019, 3.30 pm in the IT Teaching Suite, Department of Statistics

    Speaker:    Kevin Sharp, Department of Statistics, University of Oxford

    Title:           Multiple phenotype models and the genetic basis of brain structure and function

    Abstract:   Much is unknown about the genetic basis of brain structure and function.

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November 2018
  • 30 Nov 18

    Speaker:    Suchi Saria, Department of Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University, USA

    Date:           Friday 30th November at 3.30 pm, Large Lecture Theatre, Department of Statistics, 24-29 St Giles’, Oxford

    Title:           Individualizing Healthcare with Machine Learning

    Abstract:   Healthcare is rapidly becoming a data-intensive discipline, driven

  • 15 Nov 18

    Date:          Thursday 15th November, 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm

    Speakers:  Mikolaj Kasprzak and Xiaoyu Lu

    Title:          Short talks about their internship experiences

  • 09 Nov 18

    Date:        Thursday 8th November, 3.30 pm in Large Lecture Theatre followed by pizza and beer in ground floor social area

    Speaker:  Willem van Hoorn, Chief Decision Scientist, Exscientia

    Title:         Disrupting Drug Discovery by automating intuition

    Abstract:  Artificial Intelligence and machine learning are taking over the world. The process of discovering new drugs was thought, b

  • 01 Nov - 23 Nov 18

    Date:        Thursday 22nd November, 2.00 pm, IT Teaching Suite

October 2018
  • 31 Oct 18

    Find out about the DPhil in Statistics and the MSc in Statistical Science at the Graduate Open Day on Wednesday 31 October.    The Department will be open for visits from 2 pm – 4.30 pm.

    There will be a short talk on the DPhil and MSc by Research in Statistics at 2.30 pm.    This will be followed by a talk on the MSc in Statistical Science at 3.15 pm.



  • 08 Oct - 14 Dec 18

    Michaelmas Term 2018 Programme:

    The Network is run weekly throughout term time for postdocs working at the Department of Statistics

    Week 1 Wednesday 10th October, 12.30 pm Postdoc Lunch – Open Research Zone Week 2