17 September 2021
An international collaboration of 29 scientists around the world has focused on understanding how SARS-COV-2 makes its worker proteins at the molecular level in order to develop novel antiviral drugs that block their production.
12 July 2021
Researchers at Department of Statistics, University of Oxford, in collaboration with the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), have developed an open source software package to estimate displaced populations post-disaster, currently with a focus on earthquakes and cyclones.
Winners announced for Oxford’s Beyond Boundaries art competition to encourage inclusion in STEM sciences
24 February 2021
Oxford University has today announced the winners of its science-inspired schools’ art competition Beyond Boundaries which was launched to encourage inclusion in science research
18 December 2020
Led by Professor Yee Whye Teh, a team from the Computational Statistics and Machine Learning research group at the Department of Statistics has built a model that monitors the daily spread of the virus locally.
New partnership Between the Department of Health and Social Care, the Alan Turing Institute and the Royal Statistical Society to support Joint Biosecurity Centre COVID-19 response
21 October 2020
Professor Chris Holmes, The Alan Turing Institute’s Programme Director of Health and Medical Science, and Professor of Biostatistics at Oxford University, will co-lead a new Statistical Modelling and Machine Learning Lab.
16 October 2020
Congratulations to Christl Donnelly CBE, Professor in the Department of Statistics and Fellow of St Peter's College, who has been awarded the prestigious Frink Medal by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL).
10 August 2020
The science behind the new Oxford Sparks animation, based on the research of Prof Christl Donnelly in the Department of Statistics.
9 July 2020
Professor Charlotte Deane in the Department of Statistics was one of a panel of experts contributing to the RSC report, which sets out a vision for how digital technologies will enable and accelerate scientific discovery and solutions to global challenges.
30 December 2017
Bernard Silverman, Emeritus Professor of Statistics at Oxford University and lately Chief Scientific Adviser to the Home Office, has been knighted in the New Year Honours List 2018 for public service and services to Science.
4 January 2016
The ISI Highly Cited Researchers list identifies researchers who publish the highest number of papers in the one per cent most cited in a number of disciplinary areas.