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Department of Statistical Science

The Department of Statistical Science has played a major role in the development of the subject ever since its foundation in 1911 as the Department of Applied Statistics.

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Statistical Science News

Drs Gianluca Baio and Aidan O'Keeffe to take up new positions within the department

Dr Gianluca Baio has received a five year research grant from Mapi, a consultancy company working in the area of health economic evaluation. This research income has been used to co-fund a new Lectureship in Statistics and Health Economics that Dr Baio has just taken up. In his new post, Dr Baio will continue developing statistical methodology, particularly in the area of Bayesian analysis in health economic evaluations. More...

Published: Aug 12, 2014 12:08:02 PM

Team from UCL Statistical Science win RSS Challenge 2014

A team from the UCL Department of Statistical Science were the overall winners of the Royal Statistical Society Statistical Analytics Challenge 2014, organized by The Young Statisticians Section & Research Section of the Royal Statistical Society and sponsored by Select Statistics. More...

Published: Aug 5, 2014 10:45:04 AM

Professor Petros Dellaportas to join Department

The Department is delighted to announce that Petros Dellaportas, currently Professor of Statistics at the Athens University of Business and Economics, will be taking up a full-time post as Professor of Statistics here at UCL from 1 October 2015. More...

Published: Jul 23, 2014 9:51:43 AM

MLSP paper by Dr Alfredo Kalaitzis and Dr James Nelson accepted for publication

Dr Alfredo Kalaitzis and Dr James Nelson's paper “Online Joint Classification And Anomaly Detection Via Sparse Coding” has been accepted for publication in the 2014 IEEE Machine Learning for Signal Processing conference (MLSP). They have also been invited to present their work at the MLSP conference, to be held in Reims, France in September 2014. More...

Published: Jul 18, 2014 2:25:29 PM

Dr Ioannis Kosmidis wins MAPS Faculty Teaching Award

Dr Ioannis Kosmidis has been annouced as the recipient of this year's MAPS Faculty Teaching Award in the academic staff category. His nomination was supported by numerous recommendations from students and colleagues. Dr Kosmidis will be presented with his award at the graduation ceremony on 5 September 2014. More...

Published: Jul 14, 2014 11:12:58 AM

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