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David Firth's former PhD students

Where are they now?

Some of the successful PhDs supervised by David Firth are listed below with their current positions.

David writes:

Supervising research students is, for me, one of the real pleasures of academic life. PhD students don't just write an interesting thesis on a specialized topic area, they also discover what research is all about — it's a way of thinking, and a great preparation for imaginative and influential work after graduation. Some of my former PhD students whose current positions I know about are listed below.

As of October 2018:
Recent PhD graduate, Dr Fiona Sammut

Prof Firth
  • Normal office hours (Term 1, 2019–20, starting Tuesday 1 Oct):
    • Tuesdays 1030–1130
    • Wednesdays 1130-1230.
Election exit polls
David's research work is behind the accurate exit-poll predictions that have been made at the last five UK general elections (in 2001, 2005, 2010, 2015 and 2017). For more details see exit polling explained.
Far-reaching statistical theory!
What connects all these: nuclear weapons, rattlesnakes, coral, pneumonia, cancer, basketball?

Contact details:

Email: d dot firth at warwick dot ac dot uk
Voice: 44 (0)247 657 4855
PGP public key: df-key.txt

Postal address:
  Professor D Firth
Dept of Statistics
University of Warwick
Coventry, CV4 7AL
United Kingdom

Office location: MSB 4.06, new Mathematical Sciences building.

Zeeman building in October