Bayes Lectures in Edinburgh, Aug 29-30 2012

The Schools of Mathematics and of Informatics at The University of Edinburgh are organizing a series of lectures on Bayesian statistics on Wed 29 and Thurs 30 August 2012. These lectures are named after the Reverend Thomas Bayes, a former student of the University of Edinburgh.

The invited lecturers are:
M J Bayarri (Universitat de València, Spain) Peter Grünwald (Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica, Netherlands) Jesper Møller (Aalborg University, Denmark) Aad van der Vaart (Leiden University, Netherlands)

This research workshop will run from 2pm on Wednesday 29 to 5pm on Thursday 30 August. In addition to the lectures there will be open discussion sessions. There are a number of places still open for attendance at the workshop. Participation is by invitation only. There may be a poster session on Wednesday if there is sufficient interest.
We encourage anyone who is interested to apply for an invitation by sending an email to with the following information:

Web site:
Dietary requirements for lunch:
Title and abstract of poster (optional):
Please describe briefly your reasons for requesting attendance:

For full consideration applications should be received by Thursday 26 July. There is no registration fee. However, we regret that we do not have funds available to cover the travel or accommodation of participants.


Colin Aitken (School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh) Natalia Bochkina (School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh) Iain Murray (School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh) Chris Williams (School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh)