Building on earlier EPSRC awards, a Fields Institute workshop and an RSS Read Paper, this grant of around £600K will, in particular, cover 40% of Frank's time for 3 years, plus an additional 10% for the first 18 months while two funded postdoctoral researchers are getting up to speed. Academically...
From Friday 20 December, at 4.30pm on Radio 4, the new series of ‘More or Less’ will be broadcast and the programme will be repeated on Sunday 22 December at 8pm. This is a seven part weekly series presented by Tim Harford looking at the numbers in the news. He explains - and...
Many congratulations to Nickolay Trendafilov for a double funding success: 1. A three-year grant of £173K from the Leverhulme Trust for the project “Sparse factor analysis with application to large data sets”. 2. A grant of £2,500 from the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation for...
Congratulations to Heather Whitaker and Paddy Farrington of the Open University Statistics group on their success in becoming partners in a 5-million euro 5-year collaborative EU project, starting on 1st October --- the OU share is worth 82,000 euro. The project, called ADVANCE (Accelerate...
Paddy Farrington has been awarded the Royal Statistical Society's highly prestigious Bradford Hill Medal for 2013. The Bradford Hill medal was established in memory of Sir Austin Bradford Hill FRS, former president of the Society, and is awarded every three years to a fellow of the Society for...
More or Less, initially with six programmes on BBC Radio 4 is now a permanent part of the schedule with two series annually, one in the summer, one in winter. The programme is produced with the support of staff in Department of Mathematics and Statistics. You can find out more at the
The Royal Society, the UK's national academy of science, has announced the appointment of seven new Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award holders. The scheme provides up to 5 years' funding after which the award holder continues with a permanent post at the host university. Jointly funded by...
The Fields Institute in Toronto has accepted the proposal by an international organising committee including Frank Critchley, Statistics Group, for the interdisciplinary workshop 'Graphical models: mathematics, statistics and computer science', with financial support of 9,900 Canadian dollars....
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