Statistics

Research supervisors

(Statistics)

Not all of the individuals listed here may be able to take on new supervision responsibilities due to existing workloads. If you are making a PhD application make contact with potential supervisor(s) to discuss availability. Make sure you include the name of your preferred supervisor on your application form.

Dr Diana Cole Dr Diana Cole
Senior Lecturer in Statistics
Research areas:
Statistical Ecology including branching processes and cell division models
Generalised linear mixed models
Identifiability and Parameter redundancy
Professor Jim Griffin Professor Jim Griffin
Professor of Statistics
Research areas:
Bayesian non-parametric regression
Volatility estimation and high-dimensional regression
Stochastic frontier analysis and Inference for stochastic processes
MCMC methodology
Dr Alfred Kume Dr Alfred Kume
Senior Lecturer in Statistics
Research areas:
Shape analysis, image analysis and multivariate analysis
Stochastic geometry
Computational statistics and directional statistics
Dr Fabrizio Leisen Dr Fabrizio Leisen
Senior Lecturer in Statistics
Research areas:
Bayesian nonparametrics
Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods
Stochastic processes
Dr Eleni Matechou Dr Eleni Matechou
Lecturer in Statistics
Research areas:
Mixture models
One- and two-dimensional clustering
Bayesian methods and their applications in population ecology.
Dr Rachel McCrea Dr Rachel McCrea
Lecturer in Statistics
Research areas:
Statistical Ecology
Multistate modelling, diagnostic tests, and goodness-of-fit tests
Model selection, modelling population dynamics, integrated population modelling, and citizen science
Professor Martin Ridout Professor Martin Ridout
Professor of Applied Statistics
Research areas:
Discrete data, overdispersion
Ranking data
Transform methods in Statistics
Statistical methods in biology and ecology.
Dr Cristiano Villa Dr Cristiano Villa
Lecturer in Statistics
Research areas:
Objective Bayesian analysis
Bayesian model selection and change point analysis
Bayesian modelling for 'big data' problems and cyber-security
Dr Xue Wang Dr Xue Wang
Lecturer in Statistics
Research areas:
Nonparametric regression and multiscale methods
Professor Jian Zhang Professor Jian Zhang
Professor of Statistics
Research areas:
Non-parametric and high-dimensional statistics
Bioinformatics, computational biology, statistical genetics, and
neuroimaging methods
Bayesian modelling

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Last Updated: 11/10/2016