Peter van der Heijden values impact highly. For the REF2021, together with professor Dankmar Boehning, he wrote the impact case study on human slavery, see Population size estimation of human trafficking | Mathematical Sciences | University of Southampton.
- Categorical data analysis
- Population size estimation, capture-recapture
- Randomized response
Population size estimation of ethnic groups in New Zealand
Stop rule in Active learning
Correspondence analysis and latent semantic analysis
External roles and responsibilities
Peter van der Heijden became professor of social statistics at the University of Southampton in 2012. Since 1990 he is also working for Utrecht University, since 1992 as professor of statistics for the social and behavioural sciences. He chairs the Advisory Council on Methodology and Quality of Statistics Netherlands. From 2019 he is member of the Executive board member of European Statistical Advisory Committee of the European Commission (ESAC).
- Elected Member of International Statistical Institute (1995)