School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics

Staff Profile

Dr Sarah Heaps

Lecturer in Statistics

Background

Qualifications

PhD in Statistics, Newcastle University, 2010

BSc (Hons) in Mathematics and Statistics, Newcastle University, 2006

Memberships

Chair of the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) North Eastern Local Group

Committee Member for the Environmental Statistics Section of the RSS

Fellow of the RSS

Member of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Research

Research Interests

Bayesian inference

Statistical phylogenetics

Time-series analysis

Interdisciplinary research

Computational statistics

Teaching

Semester 1

MAS8382: Time Series Data

MAS8383: Statistical Learning Methodology

Semester 2

MAS1608: Introduction to Probability and R (R part)

Publications