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Marco Palma

I am a 4th year PhD student in Statistics under the supervision of Dr Julia Brettschneider (Warwick), Prof Thomas Nichols (Oxford Big Data Institute) and Dr Shahin Tavakoli (University of Geneva). I am part of a joint CDT program between the University of Oxford and the University of Warwick called OxWaSP.

Before coming to Warwick, I earned a double bachelor’s degree in Statistics from the University of Bologna (Italy) and the University of Glasgow (UK), then a master’s degree from the University of Bologna.

Research interests

I am interested in the development of statistical methods for the analysis of neuroimaging data. The analysis of brain scans represents nowadays a challenge for statisticians due to the inherent high dimensionality and the internal spatial structure. From a theoretical point of view, I am currently modelling these aspects using functional data analysis.


A.Y. 2020/2021
A.Y. 2019/2020
A.Y. 2018/2019

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MSB 4.14
Mathematical Sciences Building
Department of Statistics
University of Warwick
Coventry, CV4 7AL