Statistics has a rich history at Reading. Our researchers have developed a number of new methodologies that have had profound impacts in a wide range of applications.

## Statistics research groups

## Applied Statistics

In the era of big data, this group's research continues to be increasingly important. They are currently developing new statistical methods for the analysis of large and complex data sets.

## Statistical Mechanics, Probability and Stochastic Analysis

Located between pure and applied mathematics, this field overlaps with many different branches of mathematics and provides a background, as well as tools, to properly formulate and solve problems from a range of other sciences.