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(sfi)²-Statistics for Innovation is one of the fourteen Norwegian Centres for Research-based Innovation. (sfi)² develops core statistical methodologies, strategically necessary to achieve innovation goals in four key sectors: petroleum, finance, marine and health.


Next events

Wednesday lunch 30 April 2014 (12:00-13:00): Professor Nils Lid Hjort (UiO): Focus Driven Statistical Inference With Complex Data. Lunch room, NR.

Abel Symposium 2014 May 05-09: The symposium will bring researchers together to discuss statistical analysis for high-dimensional data. Lofoten, Norway.

News

Ph.D Position in Mathematical Sciences (4 years) available at the Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo. Application deadline: April 20, 2014.


Our PhD Student Reinaldo Marques is one of the winners of the Student Paper Competition 2014 in Bayesian methodology of the American Statistical Association. The paper, “Particle move-reweighting strategies for online inference", has been selected to be presented in the next Joint Statistical Meeting to be held in Boston, USA from August 2–7, 2014.


STOR-i

STOR-i is a pioneering doctoral training centre with a ground-breaking approach to statistics and operational research. (sfi)² and STOR-i are international partners, see details here.


Networks and Projects

(sfi)² is a partner in The International Year of Statistics (Statistics2013). Iyos.gif



Statistics for Innovation is one of the 14 Norwegian Centres for Research-based Innovation. Host institution of (sfi)² is the Norwegian Computing Center. Statistics for Innovation will develop core statistical methodologies, strategically necessary to achieve innovation goals in four key sectors: petroleum, finance, marine and health. The centre started in 2007 and will operate for eight years. It is based at the Norwegian Computing Center (Norsk Regnesentral, NR) in Oslo and is a partnership with the University of Oslo (UiO), the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and 11 partners: Statoil, DNB, Gjensidige, Norsk Hydro ASA, Institute of Marine Research, Sencel, Biomolex, PubGene, Oslo University Hospital, Smerud Medical Research and Spermatech. Statistics for Innovation is funded by the Research Council of Norway and by the partners, with an annual budget of about 4 mill Euro. About 40 researchers will actively join the research projects of the centre. Statistics for Innovation participates to the UiO and NTNU training programmes and will fund many Ph.D grants and postdocs.



Host institution of (sfi)² is the Norwegian Computing Center.

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