Professor Richard Boys
Professor of Applied Statistics

Roles and Responsibilities


    • Head, Pure Mathematics and Statistics (Director of Expertise role)
    • Statistics Research Group Leader
    • Joint Editor, J. R. Statist. Soc. C (Applied Statistics): 2017-20

    Research Interests

    Google Scholar Profile


    • Bayesian statistics: computationally intensive methods; inference for partially observed stochastic processes; applications mainly in science, social science and medicine.

    • Statistical bioinformatics and stochastic systems biology: stochastic models in molecular biology, hidden Markov models for DNA sequences, phylogenetic inference
    • Inference for mathematical models of population dynamics in the Neolithic period
    • Econometric models for duration data
    • Screening problems

    Projects