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Qualifications, Skills And Experience

Experience

Committees and Positions of Responsibility

Researchers Student Conference in Statistics 2008 - Head Organiser

Head organiser for RSC 2008, held in Nottingham on 31st March to 3rd April. This is the UK's largest Student Researcher Conference in Probability and Statistics (it may be the only one, but it's still the largest).

(School of Mathematical Sciences) Research Committee - Postgrad Representative

Postgrad Researcher's representative on the School Research Committee (2006/7 and 2007/8), dealing with matters relating to research within the school.

Teaching Experience

Graduate School (2007-2009) - Tutor

Tutor for the University of Nottingham Graduate School, teaching the Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods, an introductory course to statistics as a whole. It is a two day course covering a wide range of topics.

Graduate School (2007-2009) - Demonstrator

Demonstrate, as a helper to the course tutor, for LaTeX for Researchers, a course to help people learn LaTeX.

School of Mathematical Sciences (2005-2008) - Demonstrator

Demonstrate, as a helper to the lecturer, for a variety of statistics models (Linear Models, Probability, Statistics for Engineers).

Member of

Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) since 2008.

Member of the International Society For Bayesian Analysis (ISBA).

Qualifications

Skills

Mathematical Software: Maple, MATLAB (Octave), S-Plus (R)
Very specific packages, but widely applicable experience from using them.
Programming/Scripting Languages: C (extensively used for my research), Perl, PHP, Bash
My programming skill is both for hobby websites and serious research applications.
Applications: LaTeX, Office (OpenOffice), MySQL (PostgreSQL, SQLite)
A range of database backends and standard presentation and report writing software.

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