What's on

We host a range of events from the annual Careers with a Statistics Degree alumni panel and Risk and Stochastics conference to smaller seminars and these encompass a range of topics relating to Statistics. Unless otherwise stated, our events are free and open to all.

Statistics is a way of seeing things. It is not really a subject, but a way of looking at the world

7 February 2019 - Alumni Networking Evening

Our annual Alumni Networking Evening will take place on Thursday 7 February from 6pm on 6th floor of SAW! The event is a great chance for all of our Undergraduate and MSc students to network with Alumni. Drinks and nibbles will be provided! 

27 March 2019 - Learning from Data: the art of statistics by Prof David Speigelhalter


David Spiegelhalter - credit Clive Sherlock

The Department of Statistics are delighted to host Professor David Speigelhalter on 27 March at 6.30pm in the Hong Kong Theatre! The lecture will be chaired by Professor Fiona Steele.

David Spiegelhalter is a British statistician and Chair of the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication in the Statistical Laboratory at the University of Cambridge. Spiegelhalter is one of the most cited and influential researchers in his field, and was elected as President of the Royal Statistical Society for 2017-18. His latest book is The Art of Statistics: Learning from Data.


Photo credt: Clive Sherlock


19th and 20th April 2018 - Risk and Stochastics Conference

The Department of Statistics is excited to announce that the annual Risk and Stochastics conference shall take place on 19th and 20th April 2018 at Winton headquarters in Hammersmith. We have a list of our confirmed 11 speakers detailed on our Risk and Stochastics 2018 webpage and details of how to register, the programme, and titles and abstracts of the speakers will be available soon!

11th April 2018 - Undergraduate Open Day

Our next Undergraduate Open Day will be taking place on Wednesday 11 April 2018. The Statistics talks are scheduled to take place at 12.15 - 1pm and 2.45-3.30pm in Room 3.02, Clement House.

Meet LSE students & academics, explore our wonderful campus and the best part is you experience being #partofLSE. Book your place now

27th and 28th March 2018 - Workshop on Data Science Theory and Practice

We are very pleased to announce that we shall be having an inaugural two day event on 27th and 28th March 2018 on Data Science! Our MSc Data Science degree programme launched in September 2017 and the Department of Statistics wanted to mark the arrival of this great new Masters degree with a two day workshop. The first day will involve talks by prominent researchers from academia and industry and the second day with talks by various industry representatives with a focus on business partners of the MSc Data Science capstone projects. 

Have a look at the workshop webpage for details of our confirmed speakers so far! Please note that participation is by invitation only.