ExIStA Launch Event

The Exeter Initiative for Statistics and its Applications launch event was held on Monday 28th November 2011 from 4-6pm at the Innovation Centre on the University of Exeter Campus.

The event was a statistical showcase with posters presented by ExIStA members from across the region highlighting the diversity of statistical activity both within the University and within local private and public sector organisations.

The following delegates registered for the event. (Note that links to posters are provided in the table below where available.)

 

Name

Affiliation

Poster Title

Muhannad Al-Saadony

Plymouth University 

 

Evangelia Antoniou

University of Exeter 

 

Peter Ashwin

University of Exeter 

 

Trevor Bailey

University of Exeter 

 

Susan Banducci

University of Exeter 

Cross-national electoral research  - Centre for Elections, Media and Parties --

Stewart Barr

University of Exeter 

Segmenting for Sustainability: a tool for promoting behaviour change?

Jonathan Barry

University of Exeter 

 

Louise Bezuidenhout

University of Exeter 

 

Chris Boulton

University of Exeter 

 

Steve Brooks

Select Statistics 

Select Statistics - A Statistical Consultancy

Piers Buchanan

Met Office 

 

Stephen Buckley

ATASS 

 

Helen Butler

University of Exeter 

Ideas Wall

Simon Chant

NHS Devon 

 

Norziha Che-Him

University of Exeter 

 

Rupa Chilvers

Tangerine Bee 

To be confirmed

Jacqueline Christmas

University of Exeter 

Robust variational Bayesian cricket tracking

Andrew Clark

University of Exeter 

 Soft Classifiers from Hard: Using ABC to Average Hard Classifiers

Nicola Clegg

University of Exeter 

 

Mat Collins

University of Exeter 

 

James Cresswell

University of Exeter 

A meta-analysis of experiments testing the effects of a neonicotinoid insecticide (imidacloprid) on honey bees

Luciana Dalla Valle

Plymouth University 

Statistical Applications in Business and Finance

Tom Dalton

seeDATA 

 

Alissa Delbarre

NHS Devon 

 

Robert Dunn

Met Office 

Creating a next-generation sub-daily data-product for studying extreme events

Theodoros Economou

University of Exeter 

Extreme European windstorms: How intense can they get?

Matt Edmunds

Figurehead Intelligence & NHS Devon

 

Richard Everson

University of Exeter 

Active Bayesian Learning

Chris Ferro

University of Exeter 

Probabilistic forecasts and forecast evaluation: weather, climate and extreme events

Jonathan Fieldsend

University of Exeter 

Handling uncertainty in multi-objective optimisation

Lora Fleming

European Centre for Environment and Human Health 

 

Jonathan Flowerdew

Met Office 

Verification and calibration of medium-range ensemble precipitation forecasts

Tom Fricker

University of Exeter 

Evaluating Climate Predictions

Regenia Gagnier

University of Exeter 

 

Nick Gill

University of Exeter 

Explaining geographic disparities in asylum appeal success rates at different hearing centres around the UK

Andreea Halunga

University of Exeter 

 

Emily Hamilton

Met Office 

Forecasting the number of extreme daily events on seasonal timescales

William Henley

PCMD 

Sensitivity analysis when estimating treatment effects from survival data with omitted covariates

Gemma Hobson

Devon County Council 

 

Martin Hoyle

PCMD 

Improved survival curve fits to summary data for economic valuations

Sunny Huang

University of Exeter 

 

Nicola Huxley

PCMD 

 

Bruce Ingleby

Met Office 

Estimating errors in surface observations and meteorological forecasts

Gordon Inverarity

Met Office 

Statistical issues in data assimilation for weather forecasting

John James

seeDATA 

Overview of seeDATA's work

Georgina Jones

University of Exeter 

 

Nigel Jump

South West RDA 

 

Tim Jupp

University Of Exeter 

Interpretation, verification and calibration of ternary probabilistic forecasts

Iva Kavcic

University of Exeter 

 

Craig Knight

Prism 

 

Wojtek Krzanowski

University of Exeter 

 

Frank Kwasniok

University of Exeter 

 

Annette Ladbrook

Select Statistics 

 

Paul Lambe

PCMD 

 

Iain Lang

NHS Devon  & PCMD

 

Alex Leonard

University of Exeter 

 

Sabina Leonelli

University of Exeter 

The epistemology of data-intensive science

David Llewellyn

PCMD

Shedding New Light on Dementia: The Emerging Therapeutic Potential of Vitamin D

Maarja Lühiste

University of Exeter 

 

John Marriott

RSS Centre for Statistical Education 

A statistical awareness curriculum for STEM employees

Certificate in teaching statistics in higher education

Industrial problems for the HE curriculum

Jack McCubbine

eCow

Dynamic Mapping of Rumen Acidity

Ian McKenna

University of Exeter 

 

David Melzer

PCMD 

Genome wide expression and age-related conditions

Umma Atiqah Modh Roslan

University of Exeter 

 

Alan Montgomery

University of Bristol 

 

Colin Morice

Met Office 

Quantifying uncertainties in global and regional temperature change: the HadCRUT4 dataset

Ken Mylne

Met Office 

Ensemble forecast applications for forecasters and external customers at the Met Office

Tim Naylor

University of Exeter 

 

Vasilis Nikolaou

PCMD 

 

Heather O'Mahen

University of Exeter 

The Netmums Trial: Efficacy of an online Behavioural Activation Treatment for Postnatal Depression

Nick Osborne

PCMD 

The prevalence of eczema and food allergy, but not asthma is associated with latitude of domicile in Australian children

Paulo Parente

University of Exeter 

 

Matthew Perry

Met Office 

 

Jaime Peters

PCMD 

 

Luke Pilling

PCMD 

 

Martin Pitts

University of Exeter 

 

Adam Pollard

PCMD 

Resource Maximisation - A carbon reduction tool

Kirsty Priestley

NHS Devon 

 

Fiona Raffael

University of Exeter 

 

James Reid

Istituto FIRC Oncologia Molecolare (IFOM) 

 

Jeanne-Rose Renee

University of Exeter 

 

Yang Ron

University of Exeter 

Statistics applications in biology

David Routh

University of Exeter 

 

Philip Sansom

University of Exeter 

On the Existence of Dependence between Frequency and Intensity of North Atlantic Extra-Tropical Cyclones

Pat Sessford

University of Exeter 

 

David Sexton

Met Office 

The importance of time scale for communicating projections of future climate

Golnaz Shahtahmassebi

Plymouth University 

 

Beverley Shields

PCMD

Should I test this patient for Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young? A clinical prediction model to determine the probability of MODY

Angela Shore

PCMD 

 

Tristan Snowsill

PCMD 

 

Vick Stephens

University of Exeter & NHS Devon

 

David Stephenson

University of Exeter

 

Peter Stott

Met Office 

 

Rod Taylor

PCMD 

 

Mark Treagust

RSS Centre for Statistical Education

 

Rachel Tribbick

PCMD 

 

Alemtsehai Turasie

University of Exeter 

New Method for Detection and Attribution of Climate Trends

Jessica Tyrrell

PCMD 

 

Obioha Ukoumunne

PCMD 

 

Frederick Verbruggen

University of Exeter 

 

Fiona Warren

PCMD 

 

Michael Weedon

PCMD 

 

Hugh Wilkins

Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital 

Digital Radiology Optimisation:  Audit of Radiographic Protocols and Doses for 4 Common Examinations

Kate Willett

Met Office 

Benchmarking and Assessment of Homogenisation Algorithms for the International Surface Temperature Initiative (ISTI)

Andy Wills

University of Exeter 

 

Peter Wingfield-Digby

Private Consultant 

Peter Wingfield-Digby - Independent statistical consultant in official statistics - examples of work undertaken

Dave Wright

Plymouth University & PCMD

 

Fayme Yeates

University of Exeter 

State trace analysis of serial recurrent networks

Li-Lin Yeong

University of Exeter 

 

Yiming Ying

University of Exeter 

 

David Zhang

University of Exeter 

 

 

Please contact us at events@exista.org if you have any questions regarding this event.

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