Fry Conference Series: Statistics at Bristol: Future Results and You 2021

Thursday 16th SeptemberFriday 17th September 2021

This is event is part of the Fry Conference Series, being held to celebrate the move of the School of Mathematics at the University of Bristol to the recently refurbished Grade II listed Fry Building at the heart of the university campus.

In 1871, Florence Nightingale published the second of two seminal papers on the preparation of hospital data.  These are still widely regarded as some of the most important works in the history of statistics. Exactly 150 years later, with challenges from climate change to epidemics, unlocking the potential of data is more important than ever. Where will you fit in?

Speakers to include:

Moulinath Banerjee, University of Michigan

Arnaud Doucet, University of Oxford

Peter Green, University of Bristol

Thomas House, University of Manchester

Po-Ling Loh, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Alon Orlitsky, UC San Diego

Judith Rousseau, University of Oxford

Sara van de Geer*, ETH Zurich


Registration will open in the new year. For more information please contact

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