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MORSE student has been selected to represent United Nations Women UK
Dhruv Kulshreshtha, a first year MORSE student, has been selected to represent UN Women UK as a delegate to the 65th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, taking place in March 2021. The UNCSW that is typically held in the United Nations Headquarters in New York will be a fully digital conference this year because of the covid-19 pandemic.
Through his participation in the CSW, Dhruv aims to promote the need for more men to actively participate in gender equality movements pertaining to domestic violence, harassment, and discrimination against women. As a member of the #heforshe campaign, he also hopes to learn about, and contribute to, the main theme of CSW21: "Women in Public Life - Equal Participation in Decision Making."
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/
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.
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: