School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics

Staff Profile

Dr Lee Fawcett

Senior Lecturer in Statistics


Roles and Responsibilities

Director of Recruitment and Admissions
  • Admissions to Mathematics & Statistics Programmes
  • Offer Holder Open Days and University Visit Days
  • Outreach and Engagement
  • International Co-ordinator
  • Peer Mentor Co-ordinator
School Administrative duties
  • Personal Tutor
  • MathSoc Staff Representative

Esteem Indicators

  • Royal Statistical Society William Guy Lecturer
  • Advance HE National Teaching Fellow


  • Royal Statistical Society
  • The International Environmetrics Society


Research Interests


  • Bayesian Inference for Environmental Extremes
  • Extremes of Dependent Processes

Road Safety

  • Statistical Modelling of Road Traffic Accidents
  • Road Safety Hotspot Prediction

Statistics Education

  • Technological Innovations in Statistics Education
  • Research-Informed Teaching


Undergraduate Teaching (2019-2020)

MAS2602: Computing for Mathematics & Statistics

MAS2603: Group Project

MAS2903: An Introduction to Bayesian Methods

MAS3902: Bayesian Inference

Postgraduate Teaching (2019-2020)

HSS8005: Introduction to Quantitative Methods