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Public Lecture in Statistics: a data science for the twenty-first century
There will be a Public Lecture by Professor Peter Diggle (Lancaster University) on the topic of 'Statistics: a data science for the twenty-first century'.
The lecture will take place on Wednesday May 16th 2018 in MS.01 (Zeeman building) at 6:15pm.
Further details, and a link to the registration page, can be found be clicking on the following link:
Congratulations to Nikos Zygouras on his promotion to Professor
Many congratulations to Nikos Zygouras for his promotion to Professor with effect from 1 May 2018. Well done, Nikos!
Congratulations to Lewis Rendell and David Selby on their Google internships
Congratulations to Warwick Statistics PhD students Lewis Rendell and David Selby for obtaining Quantitative Analyst internships with Google (in Zurich and Paris respectively) for this summer!
The John Copas Prize in Statistics 2017/2018 (sponsored by the Faculty of Science)
Nominations are now invited for this prize, which is for the best Doctoral thesis awarded by the Statistics Department in 2017 (specifically, theses passed with no more than minor corrections and viva undertaken between 1st January 2017 and 31st December 2017).
Nominations should be made by PhD supervisors in the period from Thursday 1st March 2018 until Monday April 30th 2018. Full details are given at https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/staffresources/thesisprizes2018/ (available to academic staff on signup). Nominations should take the form of 1 page A4 making the case for the student in question, plus a copy of the thesis in final form as PDF, and should be sent to the Director of Graduate Studies <email@example.com>, copied to the PG Support Officer <firstname.lastname@example.org> in the period from Thursday 1st March 2018 until Monday April 30th 2018.
Note that nominations for PhD students attending a doctoral training centre should be directed in the first instance to the director of the centre.
Nominating supervisors should ensure that nominated candidates agree that, should they be selected to receive an award, that their acceptance of the award would necessitate their names being published on the Faculty of Science Webpages.
Congratulations to Dr Nikos Zygouras for obtaining an EPSRC Early Career Fellowship
Many congratulations to Dr Nikos Zygouras for obtaining an EPSRC Early Career Fellowship. These are few and far between, so well done, Nikos! The title of the project will be 'Structures and Universalities around the Kardar-Parisi-Zhang Equation' and will run from 2018 to 2023.