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Dr Gianluca Baio elected Programme Chair of Biostatistics and Pharmaceutical Statistics Section of International Society for Bayesian Analysis

Dr Gianluca Baio will serve a two year term as Programme Chair of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA) Section on Section on Biostatistics and Pharmaceutical Statistics, starting from January 2017.
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Published: Nov 21, 2016 9:51:54 AM

Dr Ricardo Silva to organise workshop at 2016 Neural Inference Processing Systems (NIPS) conference

Dr Ricardo Silva is the leading organizer of the workshop “What If? Inference and Learning of Hypothetical and Counterfactual Interventions in Complex Systems”, a workshop around the theme of how to model the impact of external changes in stochastic systems. The event is co-organized by Professor John Shawe-Taylor (CS, UCL), Adith Swaminathan (Cornell) and Professor Thorsten Joacquims (Cornell). It will take place as part of the Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) conference, 10 December 2016, in Barcelona, Spain. More...

Published: Nov 18, 2016 1:56:17 PM

Dr Gianluca Baio to join Editorial Panel of the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A

Dr Gianluca Baio has been appointed to serve a four year term as associate editor for the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A, starting from January 2017. More...

Published: Nov 4, 2016 10:26:31 AM

Recruitment opens for new UCL MSc in Health Economics and Decision Science

A new UCL Masters programme in Health Economics and Decision Science will start in September 2017.  Students can apply for the course from 3 October 2016.  As places will be limited, early registration is advised. More...

Published: Oct 12, 2016 9:41:28 PM

Dr Devaraj Gopinathan awarded a Newton International Fellowship on tsunami hazard modelling

Dr Devaraj Gopinathan has been awarded a Newton International Fellowship, funded by the UK Royal Society and the Indian Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB). The Newton International Fellowship scheme provides the opportunity for the best early stage post-doctoral researchers from all over the world to work at UK research institutions for a period of two years. Dr Gopinathan graduated from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore, India. More...

Published: Oct 11, 2016 10:34:42 PM