JGI event: Data Science Seminars
Graduate opportunities event for women and non-binary people
DeepMind UK scientist to tutor Compass students
Guest lecture from distinguished algebraic topologist Prof Carlsson
Harvard Prof delivers guest lectures to Compass students
We’re are delighted to welcome Pierre Jacob, Associate Professor of Statistics at Harvard University, to the University of Bristol in March.
Pierre will be delivering lectures for the COMPASS CDT students but all staff in the School of Maths are welcome to attend.
Title: Couplings and Monte Carlo
In his lectures, Pierre will cover couplings, total variation and optimal transport. He will describe the use of couplings in Monte Carlo methods, such as coupling from the past, diagnostics of convergence, and bias removal.
This event is sponsored by COMPASS – EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Computational Statistics and Data Science.
Compass students take part in electricity demand forecasting hackathon
Dr Jethro Browell, Research Fellow at the University of Strathclyde, and Dr Matteo Fasiolo, Lecturer at the University of Bristol, ran a regional electricity demand forecasting hackathon for students in the COMPASS Centre for Doctoral Training yesterday. (more…)
Member of French Academy of Sciences presents mini-series of lectures
Eric Moulines from Ecole Polytechnique is visiting University of Bristol and the School of Mathematics in January 2020. He will present a mini-series of lectures.
Women and non-binary people in mathematics event
On 5 and 6 November the school hosted its annual Women and Non-Binary People in Mathematics event. (more…)
Tokyo research scientist gives series of data science lectures
Pierre Alquier (Research Scientist Riken AIP project, Tokyo) will visit the University of Bristol School of Mathematics from November 25 to December 6 2019. (more…)