Dr David Walshaw
Lecturer in Statistics
Mathematics & Statistics
Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK
Office: 2.31, Herschel Building
Telephone: 0191 222 7219, Fax: 0191 222
Extremes Short Course:
- Course handout
- Session 1 Slides
- Session 1 Slides (no pauses)
- Session 4 Slides
- Session 4 Slides (no pauses)
- Boston data
- Bradfield data
- Extreme values
- Bayesian models for environmental processes
- Bayesian inference for health care indicators
Research areas for ongoing supervision:
- Climate variability and climate change
- Extreme rainfall over multiple time-scales
Current research students:
- Jonathan Atyeo - The impact of climate change on extremes of weather, PhD - Submitted.
- Andrew Collier (Second supervisor; First supervisor: Mr. Chris Kilsby, Civil Engineering) - Estimating the probabilities of very extreme floods, PhD - Writing up.
- Jill Johnson - Modelling events which are simultaneously extreme in more than one variable, PhD - Year 2.
- Sarah Germain (Jointly supervised with Professor Richard Boys) - Models for extreme rainfall and drought, PhD - Year 1.
Recent research students
- Lee Fawcett (2005). Statistical methodology for the estimation of environmental extremes.
- Elizabeth Smith (2006). Bayesian modelling of extreme rainfall data.
Lecture Courses for 2007-08:Semester 1
- Member of School Teaching and Learning Committee (STLC).
- Schools liaison officer.
- Careers liaison for Mathematics and Statistics.
- Mathematics and Statistics representative for Combined Studies Degrees.