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Peter Craig

Professor, Statistics

BA (Mod.) in Mathematics, PhD in Statistics Trinity College Dublin

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Professor, Statistics in the Department of Mathematical SciencesMCS3013+44 (0) 191 33 43076

Research interests

  • Uncertainty quantification
  • Bayesian statistics: foundations, methodology, computation and applications
  • Ecotoxicology: statistical methods
  • Risk assessment: food safety and related environmental aspects
  • Statistical methodology: exact tests, random effects models

Research groups

  • Statistics

Esteem Indicators

  • 0000: 'Editorial Duties': Associate editor (member of the editorial board) of the Statistician
    (2002-3) , Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A (2004-7), Australia and New Zealand Journal of Statistics (2008-2020)

Media Contacts

Available for media contact about:

  • Statistics: Statistics
  • Wildlife: Ecological and dietary risk from pesticide residues
  • Public policy, health and well-being: Ecological and dietary risk from pesticide residues
  • Statistics: Ecological and dietary risk from pesticide residues
  • Science: Education, industry & the community: Ecological and dietary risk from pesticide residues


Chapter in book

  • Craig, P.S., Goldstein, M., Seheult, A.H. & Smith, J.A. (1997). Pressure matching for hydrocarbon reservoirs: a case in the use of Bayes linear strategies for large computer experiments (and discussion). In Case studies in Bayesian Statistics. Gatsonis et al New York: Springer-Verlag. III: 37-93.
  • Craig, P., Goldstein, M., Seheult, A. H. & Smith, J. A. (1996). Bayes linear strategies for matching hydrocarbon reservoir history. In Bayesian Statistics 5. Bernardo, J. M. & et al. Clarendon Press. 69-95.

Conference Paper

Conference Proceeding

  • Craig, Peter S. (2006). Uncertainty factors in ecotoxicological risk management. 4th Edinburgh Risk Conference, Edinburgh, UK.
  • Craig, P.S., Smith, J.A., Goldstein, M. & Seheult, A.H. (1995). Matching hydrocarbon reservoir history - a Bayes linear approach. Third International Applied Statistics in Industry Conference.

Doctoral Thesis

  • Craig, Peter S. (1988). Time Series Analysis for Directional Data. Statistics. University of Dublin, Trinity College. PhD: 1-165.

Journal Article

Other (Print)


Supervision students