Department of Statistics

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

  • October 20: Celebrating the power of statistics
    20 October 2015
    Today is World Statistics Day, and statisticians all over the globe will be showcasing the value of their work under the theme ‘Better data, better lives’.
  • Free data-analysis course runs again
    15 October 2015
    The Department of Statistics launched its first Massive Online Open Course (MOOC), a free online programme to teach students how to find the stories told by statistical data, last October. The eight-week course, called Data to Insight: An Introduction to Data Analysis, was such a success that it’s running again this year.
  • Verbal abuse the biggest bullying problem at school
    15 July 2015
    School students think verbal mistreatment is the biggest bullying issue in schools – higher than cyberbullying, social or relational bullying such as social exclusion and spreading gossip, or physical bullying.
  • Scholars dig deep over summer
    16 February 2015
    Meet our Summer Scholar students in Statistics