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Contact information:

Dr I B J Goudie
School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
KY16 9SS
01334 46 3705
01334 46 3748
ig[at sign]st-andrews.ac.uk

Current Research Interests

Sequential Inference

– for population size models and for the initial size of the linear pure death process.

Mark-recapture and Plant-capture

– the latter being a variant of mark-recapture under which a known number of “planted” individuals is inserted into the target population.

History of Statistics

– history of mark-recapture, origins of the Petersen estimator.


In session 2017-18, I was the lecturer for

  1. MT4530 : Population Genetics;

In session 2016-17, I was the lecturer for

  1. MT4609 : Multivariate Analysis.

In session 2015-16, I was the lecturer for

  1. MT4530 : Population Genetics;
  2. MT4606 : Statistical Inference;
  3. MT5701 : Advanced Statistical Inference;

Some publications

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Last updated: 25 July 2019