Digital Institute

Staff Profile

Dr Sarah Heaps

Senior Lecturer in Statistics

Background

Qualifications

PhD in Statistics, Newcastle University, 2010

BSc (Hons) in Mathematics and Statistics, Newcastle University, 2006

Memberships

Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society

Member of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Elected Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute

Research

Research Interests

Bayesian inference

Statistical phylogenetics

Time-series analysis

Interdisciplinary research

Computational statistics

Teaching

Semester 1

MAS8382: Time Series Data

MAS8383: Statistical Learning Methodology

Semester 2

MAS1608: Introduction to Probability and R (R part)

Publications