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Prof Steve Brooks

Honorary Professor


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Steve Brooks is an honorary professor of Statistics at the University and also the founder of Select Statistics, a statistical consultancy company based in the Exeter Business Park. A former professor of statistics at Cambridge University and Royal Statistical Society Council member, Steve has authored two popular statistics text books together with more than 60 statistical research papers.

His research interests are generally in statistical computing, Bayesian inference and statistical ecology.

Education and Qualifications
1991 BSc Mathematics, Bristol
1992 MSc Statistics, Kent
1996 PhD, Cambridge
1999 Chartered Statistician
2011 Chartered Scientist

Honours and Awards
1999 Royal Statistical Society’s Research Prize
2004 Philip Leverhulme Prize
2005 Royal Statistical Society’s Guy Medal in Bronze