Statistics research at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics contains both theoretical and application oriented research. Motivated by problems in applied fields, statisticians develop new efficient estimation methods and study designs. The research topics are listed below according to application areas. The list is dynamic: statisticians are open for new collaborative projects.

Research by application areas

Brain research and sensor data
Biological and environmental science
Population studies in health and human sciences

Research by areas of statistics

The department has special expertise in the following areas of statistics


  • The department has expertise also on statistical software (R, SAS, SPSS, BUGS/JAGS). Study more about the R packages that have been created at the department.