School of Mathematics & Statistics

Staff Profile

Professor Richard Boys

Professor of Applied Statistics

Background

Roles and Responsibilities


    • Statistics Research Group Leader
    • Member, EPSRC Peer Review College

    Research

    Research Interests


    • 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

    Publications