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In Memoriam: Josh Hill
We are deeply saddened to confirm that Josh Hill, a second year student studying Data Science has passed away in hospital overnight on Monday 10 June, following a fall in the Mathematical Sciences Building.
Head of Statistics Professor Barbel Finkenstadt said:
“The whole department is deeply saddened and distressed by the death of this lovely, gentle and kind young man. Our thoughts are with Josh’s family.”
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Results for the John Copas Prize in Statistics 2019 (sponsored by the Faculty of Science)
Awarded for the best PhD thesis eligible for the Departmental Completion Award
It is with great pleasure that we announce that the inaugural Department of Statistics Teaching Prize is awarded jointly to Paul Jenkins and Zorana Lazic. Pier Guarniero was also shortlisted for the award and his teaching contribution was also commended.
May 16th, 2019. Public Lecture in Statistics. "Modelling genes: the Backwards and Forwards of Mathematical Population Genetics".
There will be a Public Lecture by Professor Alison Etheridge (University of Oxford) on the topic "Modelling genes: the Backwards and Forwards of Mathematical Population Genetics"
The Lecture will take place on:
Thursday May 16th, 2019 - MS.01 Zeeman building (Maths and Stats), 6:15pm.
Further details, and a link to the registration page, can be found be clicking on the following link: