School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics



We're committed to excellence in statistics research, and to improving the quality of statistical support for research in other fields across the university.

This broad research programme covers applied statistics and medical statistics. We provide professional support for the statistical aspects of research conducted in many parts of the university.

Research groups

Our Statistics research groups fall into three main categories:

Local research links

Statisticians are also employed within the University in many areas such as:

Our staff engage in joint research with individuals from these and many other groups. There is a large local base of statistical expertise and a lively local group of the Royal Statistical Society.