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.
1 June 2020
Professor Yee Whye Teh, from the Department of Statistics, joined a panel briefing at the Science Media Centre to discuss some of the work of The Royal Society’s DELVE group (Data Evaluation and Learning for Viral Epidemics) who are reviewing Test, Trace, Isolate evidence from around the world.
11 December 2019
Oxford University will be home to one of 17 new ELLIS units, part of a pan-European effort to shape how machine learning and artificial intelligence will change the world. The units' efforts span from core theoretical underpinnings and methodologies to applications in robotics, finance, health and biology.
10 June 2019
The pioneering work of members of the University has been recognised in The Queen's Birthday Honours List.
28 March 2019
Nine Oxford academics, including five from MPLS, have received European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grants to fund cutting-edge research projects that address some of today’s most pressing challenges.
4 February 2019
A new study into the genetic makeup of over 1,400 individuals from across Spain has shown that the genetic patterns in modern individuals were shaped by population movements over the past 1,000 years. It also showed that in some regions, there are discernible patterns of genetic differences even between individuals living as close as 10km apart.
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.