Upcoming Events


Past Events


Afternoon Meeting: Statistics in the Natural Environment

Hannah Worthington (University of St. Andrews)

Murray Lark (Nottingham University)

Marnie Low (University of Glasgow)

Andrew Parnell (Maynooth University)

Statistics in the Natural Environment




Afternoon Meeting: Machine Learning in Astronomy

David van Dyk (Imperial College)

Chris Arridge (Lancaster University)

Florent Leclercq (Imperial College)

Ingo Waldmann (University College London)

Machine Learning in Astronomy



Claire Miller (University of Glasgow)

Global lake water quality, ecological systems and statistical challenges . [abstract]


Peter Van der Heijden (University of Southampton)

An overview of population size estimation where linking registers results in incomplete covariates, with an application to mode of transport of serious road casualties. [abstract]


Afternoon Meeting at University of Central Lancashire

Professor Jeremy Oakley (School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sheffield)

Professor Paul Garthwaite (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Open University)

Knowledge Elicitation [abstract]

Eliciting probability distributions with SHELF

Quantifying expert opinion about some sampling models that include covariates


Davide Pigoli (King's College London)

The statistical analysis of acoustic phonetic data: exploring differences between spoken Romance languages [abstract]


Richard Emsley (Centre for Biostatistics & MAHSC Clinical Trials Unit, University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre)

Evaluating Mechanisms in Randomised Trials of Complex Intervention


Afternoon Environmental Statistics Meeting

Stephen Buckland (University of St Andrews)

Jon Barry (CEFAS)

Gordon Blair (Lancaster)

Clare Rowland (Center for Ecology & Hydrology, Lancaster)

Alison Johnston (University of Cambridge & Cornell University)

Marcus Rowcliffe (Zoological Society of London) Chris Sherlock, Jon Tawn & Anna Barlow (Lancaster)

Design Principles and Capture Methods for Environmental Modelling

Monitoring the Biodiversity of Regions: Key Principles and Possible Pitfalls

Marine Monitoring - Current Practice and Future Challenges

An Internet of Things for the Natural Environment

Satellite Data, Statistics and Land Cover Applications: Some case-studies

People and Birds: Citizen Science Data for Ecological Monitoring Estimating Abundance from Camera Trapping Data

Stopping-Time Bias for Flood Return Level Estimation


David Spiegelhalter (University of Cambridge)

Trust in Numbers


Ben Powell (School of Mathematics, University of Bristol)

Some Developments in Inflation Estimation using Web-Scraped Data


Deborah Ashby (OBE) (Imperial College London)

Using Statistical Theory, Epidemiology and Clinical Trials for Public Health Impact [abstract]


Peter Henrys (Center for Ecology & Hydrology, Lancaster)

Robust Estimates of Natural Capital for GB [abstract]


Sofia Villar (MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge)

The Multi-Armed Bandit Problem and the Design of Bayesian Adaptive Clinical Trials: Recent Advances and Remaining Challenges [abstract]


Danielle Belgrave (Imperial College London),

Christopher Munro (University of Manchester)

The Asthma E-Lab: Discovering Subtypes of Disease with Model-Based Machine Learning [abstract]


Frank Dunstan (Cardiff University)

A Bayesian Approach to Complex Clinical Diagnoses: A Case-Study in Child Abuse [abstract]


Peter Diggle (Lancaster University)

Statistics: A Data Science for the 21st Century [abstract]


Ian McHale (University of Manchester)

Time Varying Rankings Models to Determine the Greatest Sports Players and Teams of All Time [abstract]


Robin Henderson (University of Newcastle)

Dynamic Prediction for Discrete-Time Recurrent Event Data: Longitudinal Incidence and Prevalence of Infant Diarrhoea [abstract]


Michael Goldstein (Durham University)

Bayes Linear Uncertainty Analysis for Complex Physical Systems Modelled by Computer Simulators [abstract]


Sandra Eldridge (Queen Mary, University of London)

Reporting Guidelines for Pilot and Feasibility Trials [abstract]


Ian Plewis (University of Manchester)

Roger Stern (University of Reading)

Statistics for International Development [abstracts]


Ruth King (University of St Andrews)

Is Everything a Hidden Process Model? Case Studies in Ecology [abstract]


Afternoon Meeting

Professor Allan J. Brimicombe (University of East London)

Dr Paul Norris (University of Edinburgh)

Professor Brian Francis, Professor Sylvia Walby, Dr. Jude Towers (Lancaster University)

Statistical issues in understanding domestic violence [abstracts]

Kicking off domestic violence - the football effect

The use of formal and informal reporting mechanisms by victims of partner abuse: a latent class analysis of data from the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey

Measuring high frequency repeat victimisation in domestic violence - discovering the hidden victims and testing a theory


John Pullinger (Department of Information Systems, House of Commons)

Statistics Making an Impact [abstract]


Sheila Bird (MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge)

Examining the Effectiveness of Naloxone (Take-home; On-release) to Reduce Opiate Overdose Deaths [abstract]


Catalina Vallejos (University of Warwick)

Robust Bayesian Methods for Survival Analysis [abstract]


Afternoon Meeting

James Nicholson

Toby Johnson

Mark Latham

Statistics in Society [abstracts]

Making Sense of a Multivariate World

The Use of Statistics in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Using (Useful) Statistics in Football


One day Meeting

Laurent Gatto (University of Cambridge)

Markus Geesman (Lloyds)

Markus Geesman (Lloyds)

Willem Ligtenberg (Open Analytics)

Practical Statistical Computing: A Workshop on Advanced R [abstracts]

Integrating R and C including using Rcpp

Creating Graphics with googleVis and R

Creating Web Applications with Shiny and googleVis

Parallel Computing and GPU Computing in R


Karla Hemming (University of Birmingham)

Alan Girling (University of Birmingham)

Stepped-wedge Cluster Randomised Controlled Trials - Some Variations in Design [abstract]


Andrew Golightly (Newcastle University)

Inference for Population Dynamics in the Neolithic Period [abstract]


Nicos Pavlidis (Lancaster University)

Classification in Data-Rich Dynamic Environments [abstract]


Danielle Bewsher (UCLan Solar Physics Group)

Statistical Studies of Coronal Dimming and Coronal Mass Ejection [abstract]


Young Statisticians Meeting

Patrick Phillips (MRC Clinical Trials Unit, London

Tom Fanshawe (Lancaster University)

Peter Kimani (University of Warwick)

Current Challenges in Medical Statistics

Eradicating the World's Oldest Infectious Disease: Challenges in Designing Clinical Trials for New Treatments of Tuberculosis

Multilevel Models for Cancer Progression

Conditionally Unbiased Estimation in Adaptive Seamless Designs


Environmental Statistics Meeting

Adrian Bowman & Alastair Rushworth (University of Glasgow)

Caroline Keef (Yorkshire Water)

Keith Beven (Lancaster University)

Aspects of River Flow Modelling

Going with the Flow: Regression Models for River Networks

Spatial Extremes of River Flows

Disinformation and Epistemic Error in Modelling Floods


Ashley Jones (Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust)

The Use of Systematic Reviews in the Design of Randomised Controlled Trials


Chris Glasbey (Biomathematics and Statistics Scotland)

Spatio-Temporal Weather Models


Brian Tom (MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge)

The Impact of Simplifying Statistical Modelling Assumptions when Investigating Physical Functional Disability in Psoriatic Arthritis Patients