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Shift workers ‘can’t all adjust to a night shift’: new research by Yiyuan Zhang, Julia Brettschneider & Barbel Finkenstädt
Scientists at the University of Warwick, jointly with those at Université Paris-Saclay, Inserm and Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (France), have challenged the widespread belief that shift workers adjust to the night shift, using data drawn from wearable tech............
Grant Success for Marta Catalano
Congratulations to Marta Catalano who has been awarded grant funding from the Heilbronn Institute's Small Grant Scheme to support research into "Optimal Transport Methods for Bayesian Nonparametric Learning".
UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship for Giuseppe Cannizzaro
Congratulations to Giuseppe Cannizzaro who has been awarded a four year UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship for the project "Large-scale universal behaviour of Random Interfaces and Stochastic Operators" under Round six of the scheme. See further details here: 84 new Future Leaders Fellows and £100m for next round announced – UKRI
Harita Dellaporta's paper (Robust Bayesian Inference for Simulator-based Models via the MMD Posterior Bootstrap) has received the best paper award at AISTAT2022
We've previously published the news that Harita Dellaporta's paper "Robust Bayesian Inference for Simulator-based Models via the MMD Posterior Bootstrap" has been invited for an oral presentation at AISTAT 2022, see https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/statistics/news/?newsItem=8a17841b7e6d30bd017e8c2d4bd17922.
The paper has now received the best paper award at the AISTAT2022 Conference, see https://twitter.com/aistats_conf/status/1508855583880929286