Welcome to the News and Events page for the Department of Statistics.
David Firth to be next President of the Royal Statistical Society
Congratulations to Emeritus Professor David Firth who has been announced as RSS president for 2023-24.
Congratulations to Jere Koskela who has recently been announced as a winner of the Bernoulli Society's New Researcher Award
Congratulations to Jere Koskela who has recently been announced as a winner of the Bernoulli Society's New Researcher Award, in recognition of his innovative research in probability. The Award will be announced at the 42nd Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications to be held in Wuhan, China, June 27 - July 1, 2022, and it comes with a an invitation to present an Award Lecture at this Congress. A really significant honour - http://www.bernoulli-society.org/prizes/267-bernoulli-society-new-researcher-award
International Prize for Warwick PhD
Congratulations to Alejandra Avalos-Pacheco who the Savage Award of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis in the category Applied Methodology for her 2019 PhD thesis “Factor regression for dimensionality reduction and data integration techniques with applications to cancer data.” Dr Avalos-Pacheco is now a postdoctoral fellow in Statistics at Harvard Medical School.
Congatulations also to François-Xavier Briol whose Warwick PhD thesis "Statistical Computation with Kernels” received an Honorable Mention in the “Theory and Methodology” category. Dr Briol is now a Lecturer in the Department of Statistical Science at University College London.