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Professor Nial Friel


Nial Friel

Full Professor
School of Mathematics and Statistics
01 716 2368
University College Dublin, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Science Centre Belfield Dublin 4


2014- to date: Full Professor, UCD 2013- to date Co-PI Insight, Programme leader for Machine Learning and Statistics. 2013-2018 Adjunct Professor, Queensland University of Technology. 2007-2014 Associate Professor in Statistics, UCD. 2006-2007 Reader in Statistics, University of Glasgow. 2002-2006 Lecturer in Statistics, University of Glasgow. 2001-2002 Research Associate, Athens University of Business and Economics. 2001-2002 Research Associate, University of Cambridge. 2000-2001 Research Associate. Queensland University of Technology. 1996-1999 PhD (Statistics), University of Glasgow. 1996 MSc (Mathematics), NUI Galway. 1995 BSc (Mathematics), NUI Galway. 2019-2022 Joint Editor of the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series C. Homepage:


  • BSc
    NUI Galway IRL
  • MSc
    NUI Galway IRL
  • PhD
    University of Glasgow Scotland