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The research focus of this group is the development of appropriate statistical and computational methodology for diverse applications including:

The group currently consists of eight post doctoral research associates and eight PhD students. There are currently (25/03/2010) vacancies for two postdocs working on BBSRC funded projects. Please contact M. Girolami for further details.

The group is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), The Medical Research Council (MRC), Microsoft Research and NCR ltd. Current funding levels exceed GBP 1.8M.

Across the University, the group has strong ongoing collaborations with the Division of Plant Sciences, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Beatson Institute for Cancer Research and the Departments of Statistics and Psychology.

One of our most recent projects is an interdisciplinary collaboration funded by Cancer Research UK which investigates key survival pathways in chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML).

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29-Sep-2010 - Gary Macindoe

Royal Statistical Society interview with Mark Girolami regarding the Read Paper 'Riemann manifold Langevin and Hamiltonian Monte Carlo methods' - [more details]

31-Aug-2010 - Gary Macindoe

The paper "Riemann manifold Langevin and Hamiltonian Monte Carlo methods" by Mark Girolami and Ben Calderhead will be presented to the Royal Statistical Society at an Ordinary Meeting on Wednesday 13 October 2010 - [more details]