Statistical Science


Dr Elinor Jones

PositionSenior Teaching Fellow
Phone (external)+44(0)20 3108 3249
Phone (internal)53249
ThemesBiostatistics, General Theory and Methodology

* @ucl.ac.uk

Biographical Details

Dr Elinor Jones…

Elinor graduated in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Warwick before completing a PhD in Probability Theory at the University of Manchester. Her thesis examined the large deviations of random walks and Lévy processes. Prior to joining UCL, Elinor worked as a Research Associate in Genetic Epidemiology at the University of Leicester and as a Statistician at the Univeristy of Reading.

Research Interests

Inferring causality from observational epidemiological data, federated analysis of data when data cannot be pooled, statistics education.

Selected publications

  • Jones EM, Sheehan NA, Gaye A, LaFlamme P and Burton P (2013). Combined analysis of correlated data when data cannot be pooled. Stat, 2(1), 72-85.
  • Jones EM, Thompson JT, Didelez V and Sheehan NA (2012). On the choice of parameterisation and priors for the Bayesian analyses of Mendelian randomisation studies. Statistics in Medicine, 31(14), 1483-1501.
  • Doney RA and Jones EM (2012). Large deviation results for random walks conditioned to stay positive. Electronic Communications in Probability, 17, 1-11.
  • Doney RA and Jones EM (2012). Conditioned random walks and Lévy processes. Journal of the London Mathematical Society, 44, 139-150.