On this page are various units at the university (or nearby) where there is some statistical computing activity or where statistical activity is supported .
If there are any useful local resources we have missed please let us know.
EDINA is a national Data Centre which provides online services and resources for UK Higher and Further Education. The University Data Library assists staff and students in the discovery, access, use and management of datasets for research and teaching. Together these units form the Edina division of Information Services.
Edina is "twinned" with Mimas, the national Data Centre in Manchester.
The Applied Quantitative Methods Network (AQMeN) is led an academic team from eight Scottish Universities. The main aim is to build capacity in the use of intermediate and advanced level quantitative methods amongst the social science community in Scotland and beyond. The interactive and informative website, link below, also provides details of Training and Knowledge Exchange Events, a Consultancy Service and a Collaborative Small Grants Scheme.
Biomathematics & Statistics Scotland (Bioss) is part fo the new James Hutton Institute. It undertakes research, consultancy and training in mathematics and statistics as applied to agriculture, the environment, food and health.
The group has strong ties to the Mathematics Statistics Research Group. Part of Bioss has offices near the School of Mathematics at JCMB. Full information regarding its work and the various seminars and events it holds through the year can be found at:
The School of Mathematics contains its own Statistics Research group. For details of their work and any seminars being run by either department, please see:
The Institute for Academic Development provides skills training courses designed specifically for post-graduate students to help with the development of research project and students' future careers. Find out more at:
Informatics teaching and research incorporates a number of mathematical, statistical and data analytic techniques.
Including probabalistic modelling, data mining and decision theory.
This article was published on Jul 15, 2013