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Statistical Science News

Department achieves ECU Athena SWAN Bronze Award

The latest round of Athena SWAN award winners were announced today and the Department was delighted to learn that our submission for a bronze award was judged to have reached the required standard by the assessment panel. The awards recognise commitment to advancing women’s careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine in higher education and research. More...

Published: Apr 23, 2015 2:36:23 PM

Dr Gareth Peters' new book "Advances in Heavy Tailed Risk Modelling: A Handbook of Operational Risk" now available

Together with Dr Pavel Shevchenko (CSIRO), Dr Gareth Peters has completed a second volume of invited manuscripts on Operational Risk and Insurance Analytics for the special series in financial mathematics in the Wiley Handbook Series: More...

Published: Mar 31, 2015 11:52:59 AM

Dr Codina Cotar awarded £98k EPSRC First Grant to study Continuous Gradient Models

Dr Codina Cotar has been awarded the EPSRC Grant EP/M027694/1 under the First Grant Scheme. The project is called “Continuous gradient interfaces with disorder”.  More...

Published: Mar 23, 2015 9:56:20 AM

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

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