School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics

Staff Profile

Dr Andrew Golightly

Senior Lecturer in Statistics


Roles and Responsibilities

Associate Editor, Mathematical Biosciences (2015-present)

Chairman, RSS local group (2015-18)

Internal seminar organiser (2014-16)

Postgraduate selector (2014-15)


Member of the Royal Statistical Society

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


Research Interests

Google Scholar

Bayesian Statistics, stochastic kinetic models, stochastic differential equations, sequential Monte Carlo, Markov chain Monte Carlo

Postgraduate Supervision

Aamir Khan

Yingying Lai

Tom Lowe

Ash McLean

Matthew Robinson

Tom Ryder

Gavin Whitaker 

Research Grants

Leverhulme grant F/00 125/AD, Mathematical Models for the developed Neolithic, (01/01/10 -- 01/07/13), CoI

Esteem Indicators

Royal Statistical Society Research Prize 2009


Undergraduate Teaching

MAS8951 Modern Bayesian Inference

MAS3904/8904 Stochastic Financial Modelling

MAS3326/8326 Discrete Stochastic Modelling

MMathStat projects: Lane Stephenson, Elizabeth Goodall, Matthew Upton, Josh Rushton-Crawshaw, Andrew Robson, Tim English, Emma Bradley  

Postgraduate Teaching

Newcastle & Durham Graduate Course