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Mathematical Sciences
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(023) 8059 5130
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J.J.Forster@soton.ac.uk

Professor Jon Forster 

Head of Mathematics, Professor of Statistics

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Professor Jon Forster is Head of Mathematical Sciences and Professor of Statistics at the University of Southampton.

Qualifications

BA Mathematics, University of Cambridge, 1987
Diploma, Mathematical Statistics, University of Cambridge, 1988
PhD, Nottingham University, 1993

Work History

Lecturer, Mathematical Sciences, Loughborough University, 1991-1994
Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader, Department of Mathematics, University of Southampton, 1994-2004
Professor of Statistics, Mathematical Sciences, University of Southampton, 2004-2012, 2013-
Visiting research fellow, Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University, 1998-99
Senior Manager, Research and Development, Risk Division, Lloyds Banking Group, 2012-13
Awarded Royal Statistical Society Guy Medal in Bronze, 1999

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Research interests

I have a range of interests in methodological and computational statistics. Particular interests include statistical inference and prediction under model uncertainty, and statistical inference for categorical data, including discrete graphical models.

I have also worked in a wide range of application areas. Most recently I have focussed on applications in credit risk and in demographic estimation and forecasting, particularly mortality and migration. I am a member of the modelling team of the ESRC Centre for Population Change.

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Statistics

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Professor Jon Forster
Mathematical Sciences University of Southampton Highfield Southampton SO17 1BJ

Room Number: 54/9021

Telephone: (023) 8059 5130
Facsimile: (023) 8059 5147
Email: J.J.Forster@soton.ac.uk


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