Welcome to the Department of Statistics

"Statistical thinking will one day be as necessary for efficient citizenship as the ability to read and write." H.G. Wells

A picture is worth a million numbers

Following on from the success of last year, the 2018 Ihaka Lectures (7-21 March) present three experts discussing different facets of data visualisation such as identifying patterns. Find out more.

R star launches fundraising appeal

Hadley Wickham is a Department of Statistics graduate who has built a leading data science business on R. He wants users who have benefited from R, which is free and open-source, to give back.

Data to Insight MOOC

Our hugely popular MOOC is running again from 19 March. It offers a hands-on introduction to statistical data analysis, emphasising fundamental concepts and practical skills. Sign up at any time.