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Statistical Science News

MAPS Faculty Postgraduate Research Prize awarded to Ah Yeon Park

The Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MAPS) has awarded its 2014 Postgraduate Research Prize to Ah Yeon Park for her outstanding achievements in her PhD in Statistical Science. Further details are available via the link below. More...

Published: Feb 27, 2015 9:49:40 AM

Biqi Fang passed away

We are saddened to learn that Dr Biqi Fang, a researcher at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, who did her PhD here with Philip Dawid in the 1990s, has died as a result of a traffic accident. More...

Published: Feb 14, 2015 12:07:38 PM

Dr Serge Guillas elected Vice-Chair of the SIAM Activity Group on Uncertainty Quantification

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) is an international community of over 14,000 individual members and the SIAM Activity Group on Uncertainty Quantification has over 500 members worldwide. This group promotes the study of uncertainties across Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, and various scientific fields of application. It organised elections in 2014 and Dr Serge Guillas was elected Vice-Chair. More...

Published: Feb 13, 2015 8:44:11 AM

Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 results

The REF exercise is a major six-yearly evaluation of research outputs, research environment and research impact for university departments across the UK. In a change from previous exercises, mathematical sciences was assessed as a single unit, with a joint submission from the departments of Mathematics and of Statistical Science at UCL being one of the 53 submissions to UoA10. More...

Published: Feb 2, 2015 11:14:32 AM

UCL founding member of Alan Turing Institute for Data Science

UCL will be one of five academic partners for the new Alan Turing Institute for Data Science. Based at the new King’s Cross Knowledge Quarter, the national Institute will draw together computer scientists, mathematicians, statisticians and more to work on this key driver for the economy. More...

Published: Jan 29, 2015 11:45:05 AM

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