School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics

Talks by Professor Richard Boys

This page lists my forthcoming and past invited external talks and posters, arranged by year.

2017

November: Manchester-Southampton-Glasgow Design of Experiments seminar series, University of Manchester
Efficient construction of Bayes optimal designs for stochastic process models

September: Bayesian Research and Application Group (BRAG), Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
Efficient construction of Bayes optimal designs for stochastic process models

June: Southampton Statistical Science Research Institute (S3RI), University of Southampton
Revealing subgroup structure in ranked data using a Bayesian WAND

May: School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham
Revealing subgroup structure in ranked data using a Bayesian WAND

2016

October: Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers (ACEMS), Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
Revealing subgroup structure in ranked data using a Bayesian WAND

2015

December: Designed Experiments: Recent Advances in Methods and Applications (DEMA2015) conference, Sydney, Australia
Efficient construction of Bayes optimal designs for stochastic models

December: Bayesian Optimal Design of Experiments (BODE) workshop, Brisbane, Australia
Accelerating pseudo-marginal MCMC using Gaussian processes

December: Bayes on the Beach 2015 (ISBA/SSAI conference), Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Australia
Parameter inference for a stochastic kinetic model of expanded polyglutamine proteins (keynote speaker)
Tutorial on Bayesian inference in the normal linear model

November: New Zealand Statistical Association conference, Christchurch, New Zealand
Parameter inference in stochastic kinetic models using data on proportions (ANZJS plenary)
The ranking of Test match batsmen (plenary)

November: School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
The ranking of Test match batsmen

November: Statistics & Bioinformatics Group, Massey University, New Zealand
Inference for population dynamics in the Neolithic period
The ranking of Test match batsmen

October: SSAI Queensland Branch, Brisbane, Australia
The ranking of Test match batsmen

October: 59th Annual Meeting of the Australian Mathematical Society, Adelaide, Australia
Inference for population dynamics in the Neolithic period

2014

October: Department of Mathematics, University of Exeter
Parameter inference for a stochastic kinetic model of expanded polyglutamine proteins

July: IMS-ASC 2014, Sydney, Australia
Inference for population dynamics in the Neolithic period

2013

July: Department of Statistics, The Open University, Milton Keynes
Inference for population dynamics in the Neolithic period

2012

November: SSAI South Australian Branch, Adelaide, Australia
Inference for population dynamics in the Neolithic period

November: School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Adelaide, Australia
Inference for a stochastic kinetic model of p53 oscillations
Tutorial on Bayesian thinking
Conjugate Bayesian inference in a normal linear model

May: Annual Conference on Applied Statistics in Ireland (CASI)
Inference for population dynamics in the Neolithic period

February: Workshop on Recent Advances in Statistical Inference for Mathematical Biology, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio, USA
Linking systems biology models to data: a stochastic kinetic model of p53 oscillations

2011

June: Third Workshop in Statistical Bioinformatics and Stochastic Systems Biology, Newcastle
Inference for a stochastic kinetic model of p53 oscillations

2010

November: Department of Statistics, University College Dublin
Inference for a stochastic kinetic model of p53 oscillations

October: Department of Probability and Statistics, Sheffield University
Inference for a stochastic kinetic model of p53 oscillations

October: Department of Statistics, University of Warwick
Inference for a stochastic kinetic model of p53 oscillations

September: 6th International Workshop on Computation of Biochemical Pathways and Genetic Networks, Heidelberg, Germany
Linking systems biology models to data: a stochastic kinetic model of p53 oscillations

June: Ninth Valencia International Meeting on Bayesian Statistics, Benidorm, Spain
Discussant of 'A spatio-temporal model for multivariate counts' by Alexandra Schmidt

May: Workshop on Statistical Modelling - Challenges in Health, Centre of Statistics and Applications, Lisbon, Portugal
Linking systems biology models to data: a stochastic kinetic model of p53 oscillations

2009

July: MMBNOTT/MRM Summer School, Centre for Mathematical Medicine and Biology, University of Nottingham
Bayesian emulation and calibration of stochastic biological simulators

2008

November: Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Kent
Bayesian calibration of biological simulators

November: Department of Mathematics, University of St Andrews
Bayesian calibration of biological simulators

October: Fall Conference on Statistics in Biology, Iowa State University, USA
Bayesian emulation and calibration of stochastic biological simulators

July: 9th ISBA World Meeting, Hamilton Island, Australia
Bayesian emulation and calibration of a stochastic computer model of mitochondrial DNA deletions in Substantia Nigra neurons (poster)

March: Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Durham
Bayesian calibration of biological simulators

2007

June: The Fifth Workshop on Bayesian Inference in Stochastic Processes (BISP5), Valencia, Spain
Bayesian inference for SEIR epidemic models with time-inhomogeneous removal rates

2006

September: 3me cycle de la Suisse Romande en statistique et probabilité appliquée, Ovronnaz, Switzerland
Topics in Stochastic Systems Biology

July: The 23rd International Biometric Conference (IBC 2006), Montreal, Canada
Discussant in session on Innovative Bayesian Computation for Biometrical applications

July: Bayesian Methods in Signal and Image Processing, Maxwell Institute, Heriot-Watt University
Tutorial on Bayesian techniques

June: Eighth Valencia International Meeting on Bayesian Statistics, Benidorm, Spain
Bayesian calibration of biological simulation models (poster)

2005

June: Departments of Statistics and Economics, University of Warwick
Using the optimal job search model to describe youth and long term unemployment

April: The 55th Session of the International Statistical Institute, Sydney, Australia
Bayesian point null hypothesis testing via the posterior likelihood ratio (Invited session on Bayesian Statistics)

March: Interdisciplinary Programme for Cellular Regulation (IPCR), University of Warwick
Bayesian inference for simple genetic regulatory networks

January: East Kent Local Group, Royal Statistical Society, University of Kent
A Bayesian approach to DNA sequence segmentation

January: Institute of Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne
A Bayesian approach to DNA sequence segmentation

2004

July: The 22nd International Biometric Conference (IBC 2004) Cairns, Australia
A Bayesian approach to DNA sequence segmentation (Biometrics discussion paper)
Bayesian inference for stochastic models of genetic networks (poster)
Bayesian inference for SIR epidemic models with time-inhomogeneous removal rates (poster)

April: The 40th Gregynog Statistical Conference (joint between the statistics groups at the Universities of Wales and the Departments at Birmingham, Warwick, Bath, Bristol, Keele)
A Bayesian approach to DNA sequence segmentation using hidden Markov models

February: School of Mathematics, Edinburgh University
Bayesian inference for simple genetic regulatory networks

2003

November: School of Mathematical Sciences, Nottingham University
A Bayesian approach to DNA sequence segmentation using hidden Markov models

July: Theme Conference of the Royal Statistical Society (RSS 2003) - Statistical Genetics and Bioinformatics, Hasselt, Belgium
Bayesian inference for stochastic models of genetic networks (poster)
Compositional segmentation of genome sequences for the identification of gene families: a Bayesian approach (poster)
Towards an e-biology of ageing: integrating theory and data (poster)

July: School of Mathematical Sciences, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
A Bayesian approach to DNA sequence segmentation

June/July: The 11th International conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB), Brisbane, Australia
Bayesian inference for stochastics models of genetic networks (poster)
Compositional segmentation of genome sequences for the identification of gene families: a Bayesian approach (poster)
Towards an e-biology of ageing: integrating theory and data (poster)

May: Department of Statistics, The Open University, Milton Keynes
Bayesian inference for stochastic genetic regulatory networks

May: Department of Statistics, Leeds University
Bayesian inference for stochastic genetic regulatory networks

March: The Thirteenth Workshop on Mathematical and Statistical Aspects of Molecular Biology (MASAMB XIII), Newcastle
DNA sequence segmentation using hidden Markov models

February: Department of Actuarial Mathematics & Statistics, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
Bayesian inference for stochastic genetic regulatory networks

2002

December: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Surrey University (joint with Universities of Brunel, Reading and Royal Holloway)
Bayesian inference for stochastic genetic regulatory networks

October: BBSRC Bioinformatics/E-Science Grant Holders meeting, Warwick University
Bayesian inference for stochastic genetic regulatory networks

August: The Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) 2002, New York, USA
Bayesian inference for simple stochastic genetic regulatory networks

June: Seventh Valencia International Meeting on Bayesian Statistics, Tenerife, Spain
Data augmentation and marginal updating schemes for inference in hidden Markov models Bayesian inference for stochastic genetic regulatory networks (poster)

2001

December: Bioinformatics Group, Department of Statistics, Glasgow University
Finding homogeneous segments in DNA sequences

August: The 53rd Session of the International Statistical Institute, Seoul, Korea
Applications of hidden Markov models in Bioinformatics