Statistical Science


Postgraduate Virtual Open Days

UCL's Department of Statistical Science is one of the oldest in the world and offers a friendly and supportive atmosphere, where small-group teaching and personal attention are available for all students.

Our Virtual Open Days:

are a great chance to find out more about your chosen course, the department and studying at UCL. You'll have the opportunity to hear from academic staff and ask any questions you might have about life at UCL.

Register your place for our next Virtual Open Day


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REF 2021 results

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UCL Mathematics and UCL Statistical Science ranked 8th nationally for research power in REF 2021. The UCL REF 2021 submission for Mathematics has been ranked 5th on 4*+3*. Their overall GPA has increased from 3.08 to 3.40, impact ranking has increased from 31st to 18th and they are ranked 8th nationally for research power. The UCL REF submission for mathematics is a joint submission from UCL Mathematics and UCL Statistical Sciences. You can read some of the submitted case studies on our website.


Weather and climate prediction

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UCL has partnered with the Met Office to advance the science of weather and climate prediction. This collaboration includes academics from the Department of Statistical Science through the Met Office Academic Partnership (MOAP).

Hypot-enthuse: The statistics of Eurovision

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In this episode of our Hypot-enthuse podcast, current Head of Department Professor Gianluca Baio talks about his research and answer the question - statistically, is Eurovision biased against the UK?

Check out our Statistical Science Seminars

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Our regular seminar series covers a broad range of applied and methodological topics in Statistical Science.
This video is part of the UCL Women in Mathematical Sciences series - The leaky pipeline: Female Professors in STEM.
Check out our Department Seminars channel for more videos on Statistical Science.

UCL Hacking the Climate

Hacking the Climate

The hackathon’s aim was to provide an opportunity for teams of students to analyse and visualise aspects of the Met Office’s UKCP18 climate projections. These are the outputs from the projects carried out.

MRC Biostatistics Unit 18th Armitage Lecture 

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Professor Gianluca Baio talks about how health technology assessment (HTA) is a crucial aspect of medical research and is applied in several jurisdictions, including the UK, to legislate on whether - once they have been approved for marketing - interventions should be directly funded by the healthcare provider, e.g. through reimbursement schemes.

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