Applied Statistics seminars

These seminars aim to give undergraduate mathematics with statistics students a broader knowledge of the applications of statistics.

Seminar details

The Applied Statistics seminars are held on zoom. Please contact the organiser Dr Audrey Kueh to request the zoom meeting details.

These seminars are organised in collaboration with the Maths Society at the University of Surrey.

A full list of Undergraduate Mathematics seminars at the University of Surrey is available at Department of Mathematics seminars.

Upcoming seminars

Speaker: Will Davis (Chief Planning Officer), Emily Weldon (Senior Data Scientist) and Tim Nguyen (Senior Data Engineer)
Company: Medialab
Time and Date: 3pm - 4pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020
Title: A career in Data Science: where to even begin!

Speaker: TBA
Time and Date: 3pm - 4pm on Wednesday 18 November 2020
Title: TBA

Past seminars

Data science – could this be a career for you?
Speaker: Emily Weldon (Senior Data Scientist) and Will Davis (Chief Planning Officer)
Company: Medialab
Date: Thursday 13 February 2020
Read the abstract.

The role of an actuary at the Bank of England
Speaker: Erika Tsoi (Bank of England)
Date: Thursday 5 December 2019
Read the abstract.

It takes a network to fight a network. Are you the weak link?
Speakers: Oskar Wismierski (Head of Analytics and Engagement) and Andrew Ward (Director of Operations and Delivery)
Company: ThreatMetrix: A Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions Company
Date: Thursday 10 October 2019
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Model solutions in tennis predictions
Speaker: Jonathan Nelson (ATASS Sports)
Date: Thursday 21 February 2019
Read the abstract.

Genetics, medicine and game shows - a statistician reviews his life choices
Speaker: Dr Jonathan Cairns (Senior Research Statistician in Quantitative Biology, AstraZeneca)
Date: Tuesday 27 November 2018

The role of the medical statistician in clinical trials
Speaker: Prof Simon Skene (Professor of Medical Statistics, University of Surrey)
Date: Tuesday 20 November 2018

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Department of Mathematics
Thomas Telford building (AA), floor 4
University of Surrey