Paul Fearnhead

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Paul Fearnhead is Professor of Statistics at Lancaster University. He is one of the leading researcher in computational statistics, in particular Sequential Monte Carlo methods. His interests include genetics – he has published several papers working on the epidemiology of campylobacter by looking at recombination events in a large sample of genomes – and sampling theory.


Fearnhead won the Adams Prize in 2007.[1]

In 2007 he also won the Guy Medal in Bronze of the Royal Statistical Society.


  1. ^ "2007 Adams Prize winner announced". 2007-07-27. Retrieved 2010-05-17. 

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