Seminars archive

Wednesday 05 Oct 2016What if... Euler had been a Bayesian Statistician?

Mark Girolami - University of Warwick and The Alan Turing Institute for Data Science

Rolle 116 (Plymouth University) 14:00-15:00

Wednesday 20 Jan 2016Making Valid Inferences in Observational Studies using Propensity Score Analysis

Dr Michael A Posner - Villanova University

Room 115, Rolle Building, Plymouth University 15:00-16:00

Wednesday 20 Jan 2016Extracting Information from Social Media using R

Julian Stander - Plymouth University

Fitzroy Building 205, Plymouth University 14:00-15:00

Wednesday 02 Dec 2015Bayesian Copula Modelling in the Presence of Covariates

Julian Stander - Plymouth University

RLB209, Plymouth University 14:00-15:00

Wednesday 23 Sep 2015Information, Leadership & Social Media

Professor Philip Habel - University of Glasgo

Amory 417, University of Exeter 14:20-16:00

Tuesday 30 Jun 2015IHR Health Stats Seminar: Using Real Word Evidence in Health Technology Assessment Decision Making

Professor Keith R Abrams - Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester

JS07 Smeall Building, St Luke's Campus 11:00-12:00

Monday 02 Mar 2015IHR Health Stats Seminar: Randomised Controlled Trials for Depression in Primary Care

Professor Tim Peters - Professor of Primary Care Health Services Research and Head of School, University of Bristol

Lecture Theatre, Veysey Building, University of Exeter Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter EX2 4SG 14:00-15:00

Wednesday 21 Jan 2015Bayesian Hierarchical Mixture Modelling

Professor Petros Dellaportas - Athens University of Economics and Business, and University College London

RL206, Plymouth University 14:00-16:00

Friday 03 Oct 2014Developing the Summary Hospital Mortality Index

Professor Mike Campbell - School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), University of Sheffield

Lecture Theatre, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter EX2 4SG 13:30-14:30

Thursday 08 May 2014Adaptive Sticky Generalized Metropolis

Fabrizio Leisen - University of Kent

Plymouth University, Rolle 305 14:00-15:00

Wednesday 07 May 2014Copula-based Multivariate Regression models with gamlss Marginals

Mario Cortina Borja - University College London

Plymouth University, PSQ C2 14:00-15:00

Wednesday 09 Apr 2014A review of poverty mapping procedures

Isabel Molina Peralta - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Plymouth University, Rolle006 14:00-15:00

Friday 28 Mar 2014What is a pilot study and how do I do a good one?

Professor Sandra Eldridge - Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, QMUL

Lecture Theatre, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane Exeter 12:30-13:30

Wednesday 12 Mar 2014MCMC strategies for the analysis of discrete graphical models of marginal independence

Claudia Tarantola - University of Pavia

Plymouth University, BGB018 14:00-15:00

Tuesday 11 Mar 2014Log-mean linear regression models for assessing the effect of HIV-infection on multimorbidity in case-control study

Monia Lupparelli - University of Bologna

Plymouth University, Roland Levisky 207 15:00-16:00

Wednesday 05 Mar 2014A Bayesian approach to Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics

Christine Davies - University of Glasgow

BGB404, Plymouth University 17:00-18:00

Tuesday 25 Feb 2014Probabilistic Weather Forecasting: Recent Developments in Bayesian Model Averaging

Professor Adrian Raftery - University of Washington

Matrix Lecture Theatre, Business School Building: One 14:00-15:00

Thursday 20 Feb 2014Visualising Many-objective Populations

Dr David Walker - Computer Science, University of Exeter

Harrison 103, University of Exeter 15:00-16:00

Wednesday 19 Feb 2014Building Multivariate Copulas Using Pair Copula Constructions

Professor Claudia Czado - TUM Munich

Plymouth University, Roland Levisky 209 14:00-15:00

Wednesday 15 Jan 2014Small Area Estimation on a National Scale

Paul Hewson - Plymouth University

Plymouth University, Fitzroy 208 14:00-15:00

Wednesday 04 Dec 2013Bayesian inference for a stochastic growth process

Ana Paula Palacios - Plymouth University

Plymouth University, Fitzroy 210 15:00-16:00

Monday 02 Dec 2013Using meta analysis to inform clinical trial design

Professor Julian Higgins - University of Bristol

Veysey Building, University of Exeter Medical School 15:30-16:30

Monday 28 Oct 2013Bayesian non-parametric methods for time-varying volatility models with applications to portfolio allocation

Audrone Virbickaite - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Plymouth University, Cookworthy 409 14:00-15:00

Wednesday 16 Oct 2013Default Probability Estimation with D-Vines

Luciana Dalla Valle - Plymouth University

Plymouth University, Fitzroy 208 14:00-14:50

Wednesday 16 Oct 2013Bayesian multivariate meta-analysis

Yingui Wei - Plymouth University

Plymouth University, Fitzroy 208 14:50-16:00

Thursday 10 Oct 2013Probability and the Law

Professor Norman Fenton - Queen Mary University of London

Laver LT6 15:00-16:00

Wednesday 22 May 2013Confronting Oceanic Scale Numerical Plankton Models with Observational Data

John Bruun - Environmental Statistics and Modelling Science, Plymouth Marine Laboratory

Plymouth University, Fitzroy Building 210 15:00-16:00

Thursday 16 May 2013Why Everything You Know About Football is Wrong

Professor Chris Anderson - Cornell University

Streatham Court C, University of Exeter 16:00-17:00

Wednesday 01 May 2013Statistical Learning Thresholds and Steps

Helen MacGillivray - International Statistical Institute, Queensland University of Technology

Plymouth University, Room TBC 16:00-17:00

Tuesday 30 Apr 2013ClimMathNet Seminar: Sensing the natural world

Marion Scott - University of Glasgow

Harrison 209, University of Exeter 16:00-17:00

Wednesday 24 Apr 2013Applied Statistics and England's HBSC study: Practical Issues for Methods, Models and Meaning

Neil Spencer - Statistical Service and Consultancy Unit, University of Hertfordshire

Plymouth Univeristy, Portland Square C2 15:00-16:00

Thursday 13 Dec 2012Tracking and Recognition of Body and Face Gestures

Dr. Ioannis (Yiannis) Patras - School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Queen Mary, University of London

Harrison 170 15:00-16:00

Monday 10 Dec 2012Simultaneous Con fidence Bands for Regression Analysis

Professor Wei Liu - School of Mathematics and S3RI, University of Southampton

Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University 15:00-16:00

Wednesday 21 Nov 2012Within-Subject Variance as a Predictor of Health Outcomes

Professor Michael Elliott - Ann Arbor University, USA

Rolle Building Room 213, Plymouth University 15:00-16:00

Monday 19 Nov 2012Don't know, can't know: communicating risk and deeper uncertainty

Professor David Spiegelhalter - University of Cambridge

Laver Building Room LT6, University of Exeter 12:00-13:00

Wednesday 03 Oct 2012Can We Afford Statistical Literacy?

David Walker and John Pullinger - Royal Statistical Society

Rolle Building Room 213, Plymouth University 16:00-17:00

Wednesday 26 Sep 2012An Algorithm for Variable Reduction in the Identification of Clusters of Units in Large Databases

Gabriella Schoier - University of Trieste, Italy

Burbage Building BGB405 Plymouth University 15:00-17:00

Wednesday 19 Sep 2012Video image recognition for ecological monitoring: tracking crickets in the wild

Prof Richard Everson - CEMPS, University of Exeter

Poldhu Room, Kay Building 14:00-15:00

Wednesday 19 Sep 2012BioImage Informatics: Where BioImaging Meets Computer Science

Dr Boguslaw Obara - University of Durham

Poldhu Room, Kay Building 15:00-16:00

Thursday 05 Jul 2012Conjugate and Conditional Conjugate Bayesian Analysis of Discrete Graphical Models of Marginal Independence

Claudia Tarantola - Department of Economics and Business Sciences, University of Pavia, Italy

Portland Square C4, Plymouth University 15:00-16:00

Wednesday 25 Apr 2012SportAtSchool: An Interactive Workshop for Teachers

Kate Richards -

Babbage Building, BGB111, Plymouth University 16:00-17:00

Wednesday 14 Mar 2012Sampling Households Around the World

Peter Wingfield-Digby -

Babbage Building, BGB417, Plymouth University 15:00-16:00

Wednesday 29 Feb 2012ExIStA Meeting

Various -

Poldhu Room, Kay Building 16:00-18:00

Wednesday 07 Dec 2011Beta Autoregressive Processes: Bayesian Parameter Estimation and Model Selection

Dr Luciana Dalla Valle - Plymouth University

Roland Levinsky Building Room 208, Plymouth University 16:00-17:00

Wednesday 23 Nov 2011Exploratory Data Analysis and Model Criticism with Posterior Plots

Dr John Marriott - RSS Centre for Statistical Education

Babbage 319, Plymouth University 16:00-17:00

Thursday 10 Nov 2011The iCLIPS project: searching personal information archives

Dr Gareth Jones - Centre for Digital Video Processing, School of Computing Dublin City University, Ireland

Harrison 203 15:00-16:00

Thursday 27 Oct 2011Maths seminar (via MAGIC) Buying shares in horses - the industrial problem of betting

Professor Alistair Fitt - Oxford Brookes University

Poldhu room, Kay Labs 14:30-15:30

Tuesday 18 Oct 2011Maths seminar - Directed transport in a stochastic layer

Anatoly Neishtadt - Loughborough University

St Johns Room, Kay Building 16:00-17:00