Professor Richard Boys
Professor of Applied Statistics

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Head, Pure Mathematics and Statistics (Director of Expertise role)
  • 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