School of Mathematics & Statistics

Staff Profile

Dr Daniel Henderson

Lecturer

Background

Roles and responsibilities

  • Degree Programme Director (Stage 2)
  • Major-Minor advisor
  • Summer project coordinator
  • Personal tutor

Memberships

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

Research

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

  • Stephen Johnson (2014-2017) Bayesian analysis of ranks and paired comparisons (PhD).
  • Rowan South (2016-2017) In-play forecasting of Premier League odds (MMathStat).
  • Louis Willsher (2016-2017) Determining player impact in the NBA (MMathStat).


Teaching

Undergraduate Teaching (2016/17)

  • MAS2902 Stochastic Modelling
  • MAS1403 Quantitative Methods for Business Management
  • ACE2066 Academic and Professional Skills 2
  • MAS8391 MMathStat Project

Publications