Monday 28 November 2022
10.15am - 5.00pm (In Person) / 10.15am - 2.30pm (Online)
The Department of Statistics is one of the world's leading centres of quantitative methods in the social sciences and has long been home to some of the world's most famous and innovative statisticians.
This event is designed for aspiring research students who are keen to learn more about studying an MPhil/PhD in Statistics with us. It is also a fantastic opportunity to hear from our faculty, current research students and alumni.
Captions to be provided shortly.
Probability in Finance and Insurance
Time Series and Statistical Learning
How to write a research proposal
All in-person talks are in the Vera Anstey Room (mezzanine), Old Building, Houghton St, London WC2A 2AE.
10:30am Research area overview: Data Science - Professor Milan Vojnovic
10:50am Research area overview: Time Series and Statistical Learning - Dr Yining Chen
11:20am Research area overview: Social Statistics - Dr Sara Geneletti
11:40am Research area overview: Probability in Finance and Insurance - Dr. Yufei Zhang
1:00pm How to write a research proposal - Professor Milan Vojnovic
1.30pm Academic alumni speaker - Dr Despoina Makariou (University of St. Gallen)
2.00pm Industry alumni speaker - Dr Davide De Santis (J.P. Morgan)
2:30pm Break / End of online event
3:00pm Reception (Central Building Ground Floor)*
- Meet our faculty and current PhD students*
- Research poster presentation*
5pm End of in-person event
*Only available for in-person attendees