School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics

Staff Profile

Dr Lee Fawcett

Lecturer in Statistics


Roles and Responsibilities

Director of Recruitment

  • Admissions to Mathematics & Statistics Programmes
  • Post Application Visit Days and Open Days
  • Outreach and Engagement
  • International Recruitment (subject contact)
  • SAgE/INTO Liaison for the School of Mathematics, Statistics & Physics
  • Student Mobility Forum
  • Peer Mentor Co-ordinator

School Administrative duties

  • Personal Tutor
  • MathSoc Staff Representative

External duties

  • Royal Statistical Society William Guy Lecturer 2018/19
  • Editorial Board of Teaching Statistics


Royal Statistical Society

The International Environmetrics Society

International Statistics Institute


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 (2018-2019)

MAS1802: Problem Solving II

MAS2602: Computing for Mathematics & Statistics

MAS2903: An Introduction to Bayesian Methods