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Statistical Science News

Professor Sofia Olhede elected a member of the International Statistical Institute

Professor Sofia Olhede has been elected a member of the International Statistical Institute at the 2014 Membership Elections following her services to the international workshop on the Future of Statistics. This meeting produced the International Year of Statistics Report (accessible via the below link). More...

Published: Dec 15, 2014 9:53:41 AM

Dr Gareth Peters to lead team of international researchers studying Operational Risk models in partnership with ORX Banking Association

Dr Gareth Peters has been awarded a research grant from ORX Association, the world's leading banking association for Operational Risk data, to lead a team of researchers including Drs Tomaso Aste, Ariane Chapelle, Pavel Shevchenko and Simon Fung. The research will be developed jointly with a banking steering group comprised of members from ORX (Luke Carrivick), Credit Agricole, Morgan Stanley, RBI, Santander and State Street. More...

Published: Dec 9, 2014 3:31:23 PM

PhD Opportunities: Data Planning & Analytics with UCL and Channel 4

An opportunity to work with cutting-edge data science technologies while carrying out pioneering research at UCL. More...

Published: Nov 24, 2014 12:02:47 PM

Dr Ioannis Kosmidis to lead collaborative project with English Institute of Sport on developing statistical methods for sport performance data

Dr Ioannis Kosmidis will lead a collaborative project with the English Institute of Sport on developing statistical methodology with applications to the analysis of high-frequency dependent data from tracking and monitoring systems that are nowadays used in high-performance sports. More...

Published: Nov 18, 2014 3:15:56 PM

Dr Gianluca Baio elected Secretary of the ISBA Section on Biostatistics and Pharmaceutical Statistics

Dr Gianluca Baio has been elected Secretary of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA) Section on Biostatistics and Pharmaceutical Statistics. The aim of this specialised section of ISBA is to help network and federate under a common well-known "brand" all the initiatives to spread Bayesian methods and ideas, to solve problems in Biostatistics and its applications to the pharmaceutical industry. More...

Published: Nov 18, 2014 10:57:58 AM

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