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Take a look at what we are getting up to this year!

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Events archive 2022

Monday 28 November 2022
PhD Open Day (in-person and online)

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This hybrid event is designed for aspiring research students who are keen to learn more about studying a PhD in Statistics at LSE. It is also a fantastic opportunity to meet our faculty, current research students and alumni.

Tuesday 18 October 2022, 5-9pm
Careers Panel and Alumni reception - Centre Building, LSE

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Our annual Careers panel with our wonderful alumni was able to be in person this year and what a turn out it was! We had 55 current MSc and BSc students attending this in-person panel where we had five accomplished alumni come and speak about their career journey so far and gave our students mountains of advice and knowledge. The alumni who attended were:

Oceana Liang – Consulting Development Analyst

Milt Mavrakakis - Head of Quant Training and a Senior Quantitative Analyst at Smartodds

Mark Perfect - Lead Data Scientist at Deloitte

Micha Pana - Lead Data Scientist at Updraft

Angelina Mylona - Senior Trainee Actuary at the Government Actuary’s Department

A big thank you also to Dr James Abdey who chaired the event!

We will be adding a video of our alumni talking about their experiences at LSE in due course.

October and November 2022
Student residential weekend to Winsdor

C.LodgeforeventsOur MSc students had a wonderful weekend away from 14-16 October to Cumberland Lodge in Windsor and our Undergraduates went from 11-13 November. 

Cumberland Lodge is a former royal residence and our students escaped the bustle of London for a weekend of exploring beautiful grounds, bonding with fellow students and strengthening their team skills! Students enjoyed the chance to socialise and relax in the beautiful grounds of Windsor Great Park. The event was attended by academic staff and PhD students from the Department of Statistics also. 

Monday 27 - Thursday 30 June 2022, 10am - 6pm
Senate House IMS Annual Meeting


The Institute of Mathematical Statistics is an international professional society, devoted to the development, dissemination, and application of statistics and probability. Established in 1935, the IMS currently has nearly 4,500 members worldwide. 

This year, the highly anticipated IMS Annual Meeting will be hosted by the Department of Statistics and will take place at Senate House, University of London.

Tuesday 14 - Wednesday 15 June 2022
Research Showcase

IMSevent2This two day in person event is an opportunity to find out more about the Department's research. It takes the form of a series of short talks and will provide an overview of the research activities of the Department's four research groups: Data Science, Probability in Finance and Insurance, Social Statistics and Time Series and Statistical Learning. The presentations will be accompanied by a poster session for students on 14 June, combined with a reception.

You are very welcome to join us and we hope to see you there!

Thursday 12 May 2022, 10am - 5pm
LSE Risk and Insurance Day

RiskInsurance Day PosterThe Department of Statistics will be hosting our 2nd Risk and Insurance Day organised by LSE Faculty member Dr Daniela Escobar.

We are happy to announce the event will be in-person and we will use a hybrid mode for attendees that cannot join us on campus. Take a look at our event page! 

Tuesday 3 May 2022, 1-3pm
Industrial Seminar Series

Reza KhorshidiThe Department of Statistics will be delivering an Industrial Speaker Series to give you expert insight from our industry partners in Data Science.

This online event is hosted by Reza Khorshidi, Chief Scientist at AIG.

Monday 7 March 2022, 4-5pm
COVID by Numbers: making sense of the pandemic with data.

CbNDavid Spiegelhalter and Anthony Masters crunch the data on the COVID-19 pandemic, exposing the leading misconceptions about the virus and the vaccine, and answering our essential questions. 

This hybrid event will be chaired by Professor Qiwei Yao from the Department of Statistics. 

All those who register for and attend the in-person event will be entered into a prize draw for a free copy of the book!

This free event is part of the LSE Public Lecture Programme but please note that registration is required.

The Department will also be hosting a post-event reception at the George IV pub on LSE campus from 5-6pm with the authors, which is open to all. 

Post on social media about this event using the hashtag #LSEPostCOVID and tag the Department of Statistics @lsestatistics on Twitter and Instagram.



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