Statistics: the key to unlocking the story in data


UCD Discovery is delighted to invite you to join thought leader Claire Gormley, Professor at UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics, 

on UCD Discovery's Zoom for Thought 15-min chat series on;


Tuesday, July 27th @ 2 pm IST 

where he will discuss: 

"Statistics: the key to unlocking the story in data"  


Join the UCD Discovery Zoom for Thought chat via zoom


The event kicks off at 2 pm sharp and finishes at 2.15 pm.



Claire Gormley graduated with a PhD in Statistics from Trinity College Dublin and spent a period of her doctoral studies as a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Statistics and Centre for Statistics and the Social Sciences in the University of Washington Seattle, USA. She joined UCD in 2006 and is now a full professor in the UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics. Claire is the UCD director of the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Centre for Research Training in Foundations of Data Science (, a large scale, cohort based PhD programme jointly delivered with the University of Limerick and Maynooth University. She is Principal Investigator in the SFI VistaMilk research centre and a Funded Investigator in the SFI Insight Centre for Data Analytics.

Claire's research develops bespoke statistical methods to analyse complex data, predominantly motivated by problems in applied areas. She has developed a broad array of statistical methods inspired by interdisciplinary research problems in areas such as metabolomics, computational biology, network science and social science. Her open-source R ( software packages facilitate use of the developed methods by the wider community. 

Claire is an Associate Editor for the Annals of Applied Statistics, was awarded Chartered Statistician (CStat) status by the Royal Statistical Society and was an elected member of the Council of the Royal Statistical Society 2017-2020.