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PhD Open Day 2022

This is an exciting opportunity to meet our academics and find out more about undertaking a PhD in Statistics!

Monday 28 November 2022
10.15am - 5.00pm (In Person) / 10.15am - 2.30pm (Online)

The Department of Statistics is one of the world's leading centres of quantitative methods in the social sciences and has long been home to some of the world's most famous and innovative statisticians.

This event is designed for aspiring research students who are keen to learn more about studying an MPhil/PhD in Statistics with us. It is also a fantastic opportunity to hear from our faculty, current research students and alumni.


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PhD Open Day Video, 28 November 2022 LSE Statistics

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Data Science 
Probability in Finance and Insurance
Time Series and Statistical Learning 
Social Statistics
How to write a research proposal 


All in-person talks are in the Vera Anstey Room (mezzanine), Old Building, Houghton St, London WC2A 2AE.

10.15am Introduction

10:30am Research area overview: Data Science - Professor Milan Vojnovic

10:50am Research area overview: Time Series and Statistical Learning - Dr Yining Chen

11:10am Break

11:20am Research area overview: Social Statistics - Dr Sara Geneletti

11:40am Research area overview: Probability in Finance and Insurance - Dr. Yufei Zhang

12:00pm LUNCH

1:00pm How to write a research proposal - Professor Milan Vojnovic

1.30pm Academic alumni speaker - Dr Despoina Makariou (University of St. Gallen)

2.00pm Industry alumni speaker - Dr Davide De Santis (J.P. Morgan)

2:30pm Break / End of online event

3:00pm Reception (Central Building Ground Floor)*

- Meet our faculty and current PhD students*

- Research poster presentation*

5pm End of in-person event

*Only available for in-person attendees