School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics

Staff Profile

Dr Daniel Henderson

Lecturer in Statistics


Roles and responsibilities

  • Teaching and Curriculum Coordinator (TCC) for Statistics
  • Personal tutor
  • Summer Project Coordinator


  • Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

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Research Interests

Google Scholar

  • Applied statistics: Bayesian modelling and data analysis
  • Latent variable models (e.g. HMMs, mixtures, ranks, paired comparisons)
  • Computer model emulation and calibration
  • Sports analytics (data analysis, modelling, forecasting)

PhD Supervision

  • Josh Cowley (2019 - ) Real time monitoring of groundwater monitoring networks using telemetry. supervised jointly with Colin Gillespie. Partly funded by Shell. 
  • Jack Kennedy (2018 - ) Elicitation and prior specification for uncertainty analysis in large complex energy systems models. Supervised jointly with Kevin Wilson.
  • Stephen Johnson (2014-2018) Bayesian modelling and analysis of ranked data. Supervised jointly with Richard Boys.


Undergraduate Teaching (2019/20)

  • MAS8951 Modern Bayesian Inference (Semester 1)
  • MAS2902 Introduction to Regression and Stochastic Modelling (Semester 2) 
  • MAS2403 Statistical Methods for Marketing and Management (Semester 1)