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Stats MSc student publishes in Early Medieval History

It is not unheard-of for Stats MSc students to find their MSc dissertation leading to a publication, but rather less common for the publication to be a component of a book on early medieval history! But that's what happened to Clair Barnes' MSc dissertation ("Statistics in Anglo-Saxon Archaeology", Department of Statistics, Warwick, 2015); you can read all about it in:

Barnes, C., and W.S. Kendall. “Perches, Post-Holes and Grids.” In Planning in the Early Medieval English Landscape, edited by Blair, Rippon & Smart, Liverpool University Press, Appendix A, 213–31, 2020.

Clair started off studying English Literature as an undergraduate at UCL, but then took an OU degree in Math & Stats while working after graduation. That led to a Warwick MSc in Stats and most recently to a return to UCL, working for a PhD in statistical meteorology at UCL. Statistical science leads to all sorts of unexpected adventures ... https://blogs.warwick.ac.uk/randomcuriosities/entry/stats_msc_student/

Fri 03 Jul 2020, 14:06 | Tags: Dept, Students, Science

Warwick Statistics Internship Scheme

Launching this week for the summer of 2020; an exciting new 8 week long research internship program, run by the Department of Statistics. Projects across the fields of Statistics, Probability and AI aimed at giving successful applicants an ideal introduction to a career in research.

Candidates will be guided by an academic supervisor and they will also have the opportunity to participate in weekly cohort events. More information, including details of how to apply, can be found at http://warwick.ac.uk/stats-interns. DEADLINE for applications is 28 February, 2020.

Fri 13 Dec 2019, 14:01 | Tags: Dept, Students, Science, Faculty of Science

PhD Open Day

There will be a PhD Open Day on Wednesday 4 December, 2019 at the Department of Statistics, University of Warwick.

Follow the link below for further information:
Open Day

Mon 04 Nov 2019, 08:48 | Tags: Dept, Students

MSc in Mathematical Finance for 2020 entry

MSc in Mathematical Finance launched to reflect the new financial instruments & markets, technological innovation and the changes in the regulatory framework, with a new focus on algorithmic computational methods, including machine learning, and financial mathematics.

Wed 30 Oct 2019, 09:08 | Tags: Dept, Students

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 https://warwick.ac.uk/services/supportservices or https://warwick.ac.uk/services/healthsafetywellbeing/well-being/employeeassistanceprogramme for more details.

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

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