School of Mathematics & Statistics

Staff Profile

Dr Daniel Henderson


Roles and responsibilities

  • Major-Minor advisor
  • Summer project coordinator
  • External seminar organiser
  • Wiki monitor


  • Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


Research Interests

  • Applied statistics: Bayesian modelling and data analysis
  • Latent variable models (e.g. HMMs, mixtures, ranks, paired comparisons)
  • Computer model emulation and calibration
  • Computational statistics
  • Statistics in sport (data analysis, modelling, forecasting)

Current Project Supervision

  • S. R. Johnson (2014-2017) Bayesian analysis of ranks and paired comparisons (PhD).
  • Y. Jowsey (2015-2016) Bayesian analysis of paired comparison data (MMathStat).
  • N. R. Wood (2015-2016) Bayesian inference for mixture models (MMathStat).


Undergraduate Teaching (2015/16)

  • MAS3325/8325 Multivariate Data Analysis
  • MAS1403 Quantitative Methods for Business Management
  • MAR1002 Marine Statistics
  • ACE2013 Statistics for Marketing and Management
  • MAS8391 MMathStat Project