School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics

PGR Profiles

Sophie Harbisher

  • PGR - Statistics
  • Email: s.harbisher@newcastle.ac.uk
  • Telephone: 0191 208 8586
  • Address: School of Mathematics & Statistics 4th Floor, Herschel Building Newcastle University NE1 7RU

I have a MMathStat Degree from Newcastle University

Research interests:

  • Bayesian Optimal Design
  • Stochastic Gradient Descent
  • Extreme Value Theory

Publication resulting from a summer project: 

  • MI-Sim: A MATLAB package for the numerical analysis of microbial ecological interactions 
    Wade MJ, Oakley J, Harbisher S, Parker NG, Dolfing J (2017) MI-Sim: A MATLAB package for the numerical analysis of microbial ecological interactions. PLOS ONE 12(3): e0173249. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0173249

Proposed thesis title: Stochastic Gradient Descent for Bayesian Optimal Design in ODEs