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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Complexity of local MCMC methods for high-dimensional model selection Quan Zhou, Texas A and M University, gives an OxCSML Seminar on Friday 25th June 2021. Quan Zhou 02 Jul 2021
2 Assessing Personalization in Digital Health Distinguished Speaker Seminar - Friday 18th June 2021, with Susan Murphy, Professor of Statistics and Computer Science, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Susan Murphy 23 Jun 2021
3 Machine Learning in Drug Discovery Graduate Lecture - Thursday 3rd June 2021, with Dr Fergus Boyles. Department of Statistics, University of Oxford. Fergus Boyles 23 Jun 2021
4 Several structured thresholding bandit problems OxCSML Seminar - Friday 28th May 2021, presented by Alexandra Carpentier (University of Magdeburg). Alexandra Carpentier 23 Jun 2021
5 A primer on PAC-Bayesian learning *followed by* News from the PAC-Bayes frontline Benjamin Guedj, University College London, gives a OxCSML Seminar on 26th March 2021. Benjamin Guedj 28 May 2021
6 Approximate Bayesian computation with surrogate posteriors Julyan Arbel (Inria Grenoble - Rhône-Alpes), gives an OxCSML Seminar on Friday 30th April 2021, for the Department of Statistics. Julyan Arbel 21 May 2021
7 Introduction to Bayesian inference for Differential Equation Models Using PINTS Ben Lambert, Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford, gives the Graduate Lecture on Thursday 6th May 2021, for the Department of Statistics. Ben Lambert 21 May 2021
8 On classification with small Bayes error and the max-margin classifier Professor Sara Van de Geer, ETH Zürich, gives the Distinguished Speaker Seminar on Thursday 29th April 2021 for the Department of Statistics. Sara Van de Geer 21 May 2021
9 Convergence of Online SGD under Infinite Noise Variance, and Non-convexity Murat Erdogdu gives the OxCSML Seminar on Friday 12th March, 2021, for the Department of Statistics. Murat Erdogdu 21 May 2021
10 Distribution-dependent generalization bounds for noisy, iterative learning algorithms Karolina Dziugaite (Element AI), gives the OxCSML Seminar on 26th February 2021. Karolina Dziugaite 17 Mar 2021
11 Finding Today’s Slaves: Lessons Learned From Over A Decade of Measurement in Modern Slavery Professor Davina Durgana, award-winning international human rights statistician and professor with almost 15 years of experience developing leading global models to assess risk to modern slavery, gives a talk on their work on modern slavery. Davina Durgana 01 Mar 2021
12 Veridical Data Science for biomedical discovery: detecting epistatic interactions with epiTree Bin Yu, Chancellor's Professor, Departments of Statistics and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, UC Berkeley, gives a seminar for the Department of Statistics. Bin Yu 26 Feb 2021
13 (Not) Aggregating Data: The Corcoran Memorial Lecture Professor Kerrie Mengersen, Distinguished Professor of Statistics at Queensland University of Technology in the Science and Engineering Faculty, gives the The Corcoran Memorial Lecture, held on 21st January 2021. Kerrie Mengersen 05 Feb 2021
14 Florence Nightingale Bicentennial Panel Session The Florence Nightingale Bicentennial Lecture was followed by a Panel Session with Professor Deborah Ashby, Professor David Cox and Professor David Spiegelhalter. The Panel was chaired by Professor Jennifer Rogers about the role of statistics in society Deborah Ashby, David Cox, David Spiegelhalter 05 Feb 2021
15 Florence Nightingale and the politicians’ pigeon holes: using data for the good of society Professor Deborah Ashby, President of the RSS, gives the 2020 Florence Nightingale lecture. Deborah Ashby, David Cox, David Spiegelhalter 07 Jan 2021
16 Probabilistic Inference and Learning with Stein’s Method Part of the Probability for Machine Learning seminar series. Presented by Prof Lester Mackey (Microsoft Research New England and Stanford University). Lester Mackey 04 Dec 2020
17 Introduction to Deep Learning and Graph Neural Networks in Biomedicine Dr. Ekaterina Volkova-Volkmar, Senior Data Scientist, pRED Informatics - Data Science, Roche Pharma Research and Early Development, Roche, Basel, Switzerland, gives a talk on deep learning and graph neural networks in biomedicine. Ekaterina Volkova-Volkmar 03 Dec 2020
18 Looking back on 4 years in data science Jonny Brooks-Bartlett, Senior machine learning engineer at Spotify, gives a talk on his experiences as a data scientist and as machine learning engineer in top rated companies around the world. Jonny Brooks-Bartlett 28 Nov 2020
19 Creative Commons Black History Month: Exploring the Data Visualizations of W.E.B. Du Bois Jason Forrest, Director of Interactive Data Visualization, COVID Response Centre, McKinsey and Co, New York, gives the Department of Statistics Black History Month lecture, with a talk on the work of African-American scholar and activist W.E.B. Du Bois. Jason Forrest 23 Oct 2020
20 The Science Media Centre and its work Fiona Lethbridge, Science Media Centre, gives a talk on the Science Media Centre and it's work. Fiona Lethbridge 24 Jun 2020
21 How To Set Up Continuous Integration to Make Your Code More Robust, More Maintainable, and Easier to Publish Dr Fergus Cooper, Research Software Engineer, Oxford RSE Group, gives a talk for the department of Statistics on 5th June 2020. Fergus Cooper 10 Jun 2020
22 Developing better code with automated testing Graham Lee, Research Software Engineer, Oxford RSE Group, gives talk for the department of Statistics on 22nd May 2020. Graham Lee 10 Jun 2020
23 Cluster-Randomised Test Negative Designs: Inference and Application to Vector Trials to Eliminate Dengue Nick Jewell, University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, gives a talk for the departmental of Statistics on 28th May 2020. Nick Jewell 10 Jun 2020
24 MCMC for Hierachical Bayesian Models Using Non-reversible Langevin Methods Radford M. Neal (University of Toronto), gives a talk for the department of Statistics. Radford M Neal 10 Jun 2020
25 Maths and Stats in Action – Real-time Analysis to Understand the Novel Coronavirus Providing a whirlwind tour of the quantitative analyses currently underway to understand the transmission and control of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCOV). Recorded on 31st January 2020. Christl Donnelly, Robin Thompson, Christophe Fraser 11 Mar 2020
26 Bioinformatics at the heart of biology and genomics medicine The Ninth annual Florence Nightingale Lecture, given by Professor Dame Janet Thornton, European Bioinformatics Institute, Cambridge. Held on Thursday 21st April 2016. Dame Janet Thornton 27 Apr 2016