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Dr Adam Sykulski awarded Marie Curie Fellowship to study global ocean data

Dr Adam Sykulski has been awarded a 3 year International Outgoing Fellowship from the EU-funded Marie Curie Research Fellowship Programme. Adam will be developing modelling and estimation procedures for spatiotemporal data collected as part of the global drifter programme, with applications in oceanography. He will spend the first 2 years visiting the US, working closely with oceanographers at NorthWest Research Associates in Seattle. The final year will be spent at the Department of Statistical Science in UCL, collaborating with Professor Sofia Olhede. More...

Published: Apr 8, 2014 9:58:04 AM

Dr Adam Sykulski presents research at the Houses of Parliament

Dr Adam Sykulski presented his research to MPs on 17 March 2014, as part of SET for BRITAIN, an initiative of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee to promote early-career research scientists. Adam was one of a select few applicants accepted to present his research to MPs, Lords and other political officials, as well as invited members from industry and senior academics. The research presented detailed recent developments in statistical modelling of ocean surface data, and is joint work with Professor Sofia Olhede at UCL, and Drs Jonathan Lilly and Jeffrey Early at NorthWest Research Associates. More...

Published: Apr 8, 2014 9:54:20 AM

Dr Gareth Peters made Associate Fellow of the LSE Systemic Risk Centre

Dr Gareth Peters has been appointed as an Associate Fellow of the Systemic Risk Centre at the London School of Economics.
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Published: Apr 7, 2014 9:41:43 AM

Dr Gianluca Baio to co-author second edition of "Bayesian Approaches to Clinical Trials and Health-Care Evaluation"

Dr Gianluca Baio will co-author the second edition of the best-selling book "Bayesian Approaches to Clinical Trials and Health-Care Evaluation" (published by Wiley; the first edition sold over 4000 copies), alongside original authors Professor David Spiegelhalter (University of Cambridge) and Professor Keith Abrams (University of Leicester). The book (which will be published with the title "Bayesian Approaches to Clinical Trials and Health Technology Assessment") will feature several new topics, including an expanded section on health economic evaluation. More...

Published: Mar 24, 2014 1:22:14 PM

Dr Christian Hennig becomes new Scientific Secretary of the IFCS

Dr Christian Hennig has been elected Scientific Secretary of the International Federation of Classification Societies (IFCS). His term runs from 1 February 2014 until 1 February 2018. More...

Published: Mar 21, 2014 3:24:23 PM

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