Funding Day for Career Young Statisticians


  • 10 May 2013
  • Royal Statistical Society, 12 Errol Street, London EC1Y 8LX
  • Organiser: Royal Statistical Society
  • Event Details

This funding event is intended for those who are at the start of their statistical career or those studying statistics at postgraduate level who are interested in applying for a fellowship.

Cost of registration: Student fellows £30, GradStat £32; Fellows £35, Student members £45, others £60


10.00-10.10 Welcome – Daniel Green
10.10-10.30 Plenary talk – Mark Girolami (Professor of Statistics, UCL)

Overview talks

10.30 – 11.00 Overview of the EPSRC and funding schemes for career young statisticians – Vivienne Blackstone (EPSRC)
11.00-11.30 Overview of the MRC and funding schemes for career young statisticians – Mark Pitman (MRC)
11.30-12.00 tea/coffee

Talks from panel members/reviewers

12.00-12.30 TBC (TBC) EPSRC Panel member
12.30-13.00 Dr Linda Sharples (MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge) MRC panel member
13.00-13.45 Lunch

Talks from current fellows

13.45-14.00 Stephen Connor (University of York) - EPSRC First Grant holder
14.00-14.15 Simon Byrne (UCL) – EPSRC Postdoctoral Fellow
14.15-14.30 Jessica Barrett (MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge) – MRC Fellow
14.30-14.45 Helen McAneney (Queen's University Belfast) – MRC Fellow
14.45-15.00 Close – Orlaith Burke

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