Diana is an alumna of the University of Kent, having obtained her PhD in Statistics in 2003 for the thesis Stochastic Branching Processes in Biology. She then worked as a Research Associate on Stochastic models for yeast prion propagation and then on Parameter redundancy in ecological models. She became a Lecturer in Statistics in 2007.
Ecological statistics, Integrated Population Modelling, Identifiability, Parameter redundancy, Generalised linear mixed models.
Part of the SE@K (Statistical Ecology at Kent) research group and a member of the National Centre for Statistical Ecology (NCSE).