Statistical Science


Undergraduate 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.

  • Statistical Science Information Session  27/04/2023  11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Statistical Science Information Session  27/04/2023  05:00pm - 06:00pm

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Learn more about our undergraduate programmes

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Dr Alex Watson introduces UCL Statistical Science, what we offer with our programmes, what you will study and how you will learn. A degree in Statistical Sciences comes with excellent career prospects, and this video will cover the potential career paths you could pursue, including applications of statistics in science, medicine, industry, economics and finance.

The Statistical Science E. J. Gumbel Scholarship
The Statistical Science E. J. Gumbel Scholarship

The department offers an undergraduate scholarship named after Emil Julius Gumbel who made seminal contributions to extreme value theory. Check out deadlines, requirements and how to apply.

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.

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).

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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