Steve Brooks (statistician)

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Steve Brooks
Born July 1970
Residence Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK
Nationality Flag of the United Kingdom.svg British
Fields Computational and Applied Statistics
Institutions University of Bristol
University of Surrey
University of Cambridge
Alma mater University of Bristol
University of Kent
University of Cambridge
Doctoral advisor Gareth Roberts[1]
Doctoral students Yanan Fan
Ruth King
Ricardo Ehlers
Lara Jamieson
Garfield Brown
Teresa Barata
Paul Birrell
Alex Glaser
Chiara Mazzetta
Ioanna Manolopoulou
Vanessa Cave
Christiana Spyrou
Silvia Figini
Luciana Dalla Valle
Notable awards RSS Guy Medal
Philip Leverhulme Prize
RSS Research Prize

Stephen Peter "Steve" Brooks is Executive Director of Select Statistical Services Ltd,[2] a statistical research consultancy company based in Exeter, and former professor of statistics at the Statistical Laboratory of the University of Cambridge.[3]

He received a degree in mathematics from Bristol University in 1991, and a Master's degree in statistics from the University of Kent. He received his Ph.D. at Cambridge; his supervisor was Gareth Roberts. Post-graduation he then returned to Bristol as a lecturer in the Statistics Group and then Senior Lecturer at the University of Surrey. In 2000 Brooks returned to Cambridge first as a fellow of Kings College.[4] and then of Wolfson College.[5]

He is a specialist in Markov chain Monte Carlo and applied statistical methods.

He is one of the founding directors[6] of the National Centre for Statistical Ecology[7] in 2005.

He left Cambridge in 2006 to become Director of Research for ATASS Sports and is now executive director of Select Statistical Services Ltd a statistical consultancy firm based in Exeter and the Director of the Exeter Initiative for Statistics and its Applications[8]

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  1. Handbook of Markov Chain Monte Carlo edited by Steve Brooks, Andrew Gelman, Galin Jones and Xiao-Li Meng; Chapman and Hall/CRC, 2011[14]
  2. Bayesian Analysis for Population Ecology by Ruth King, Olivier Gimenez, Byron Morgan and Steve Brooks; Chapman and Hall/CRC, 2009[15]

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