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Welcome to the News and Events page for the Department of Statistics.

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.”

If you would like support during this difficult time, please contact Wellbeing Support Services. You can call the team on 024 76 575570, ext. 75570 or visit or for more details.

Tue 11 Jun 2019, 14:38 | Tags: Dept, Students, Faculty of Science

Warwick Mathematical Scientist wins prize for display in Parliament

Francesca Crucinio, a researcher from the Department of Statistics at the University of Warwick struck Bronze at a competition in the House of Commons, for the excellence of her mathematical research, walking away with the £750 Bronze prize.

Thu 21 Mar 2019, 09:13 | Tags: Dept, Students, Postgrad, Science

Results for the John Copas Prize in Statistics 2017/2018 (sponsored by the Faculty of Science)

Awarded for the best PhD thesis eligible for the Departmental Completion Award

Christiane Görgen

 Awarded in recognition of a Highly Commended Thesis

Rodrigo Abrunhosa Collazo, Nick Tawn

For further details see


Tue 19 Jun 2018, 11:51 | Tags: Students, Postgrad

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!

Mon 19 Mar 2018, 13:20 | Tags: Dept, Students, Science, Faculty of Science

PhD Open day 2017 - November 22

On Wednesday 22/11, the Department of Statistics will hold a PhD open day, from 1430 to 1630 in C0.06.

The programme will be as following:

  • 1430 Tea / coffee, opportunity to meet current PhD students, talk to professors.
  • 1445 Talks by DGS/Director of OxWaSP DTC (Warwick) about doing a PhD at Warwick.
  • 1515 Summary of applications procedure by Admissions Director
  • 1530 Two talks by Warwick Statistics PhD students.
    Also 10 minutes from Murray Pollock on Gregynog.
  • 1550 Questions
  • 1615 End

Should you be interested in attending, please register via the following booking form by Thursday 16/11

Wed 08 Nov 2017, 16:02 | Tags: Students, Postgrad, Science, Faculty of Science

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