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This page lists the main research interests of Department staff. For more detailed information, follow the links to individual home pages.

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Academic staff (Faculty):

Research Fellows:

Dr Jake Carson rsz_1jake.jpg Exact inference for Partial Differential Equations
Mr Kevin Engelbrecht rsz_kpe.jpg Stochastic control theory and BSDEs to the pricing and hedging of life insurance contracts
Dr Susana Conde Llinares (Turing) rsz_susana-conde-final.jpg Statistical modelling, high dimensional networks, sparse multi-dimensional contingency tables, mixed models, penalised likelihood, hierarchical log-linear models, cluster analysis, causal inference
Dr Daphne Ezer
rsz_ezer.png Network inference algorithms and computer-aided experimental design
Dr Elena Hernandez

Stochastic control in continuous time, and fractional differential equations and their connection with probability theory

Dr Mateusz Majka rsz_majka_photo_s.jpg Stochastic differential equations, Levy processes, Monte Carlo methods
Dr Linda Nichols

Statistical analysis of large observational cohort studies and clinical trials and interested in the use of electronic patient records for research.

Dr Jim Skinner rsz_academic-photo.jpg Machine learning algorithms
Dr Nick Tawn rsz_nicholas_tawn.jpg

Computational Statistics

Dr Panayiota Touloupou rsz_panayiota.jpg Bayesian inference and model selection for partially observed stochastic epidemics
Dr Jure Vogrinc rsz_1775014.jpg

Markov chain Monte Carlo, optimal scaling, variance reduction. Rare event simulation

Emeritus Professors:

Professor John Copas Statistical modelling and inference. Models for censoring and selection bias. Local likelihood. Meta-analysis. Applications, particularly in medicine and criminology.
Professor Tony Lawrance Statistical analysis and nonlinear modelling of financial time series.

Honorary Professor:

Dr Tim Davis Honorary Professor
Professor John Fox Honorary Professor
Professor Thomas Nichols Honorary Professor
Dr David Rossell Honorary Associate Professor

Associate Fellows:

Dr David Croydon Probability theory
Dr John Fenlon

Honorary Research Fellows:

 Dr Heather Turner Statistical modelling and statistical programming using the open source software R