Lecturer, The University of Edinburgh
Laura Stewart is originally from the Isle of Lewis. She graduated with an Honours degree in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Glasgow, and then obtained her PhD in Statistics within the same department. After completing her PhD, she has worked as a lecturer in Statistics and is currently working for the University of Edinburgh. During her studies she had several internships working on statistical projects in the Economic Development department of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar. These projects used data on the local population, businesses and economy to inform business support planning.
Her other research interests range from theoretical probability to more applied topics within Sports Science, Clinical Trials and working with educational data in the context of widening participation in Higher Education.
Jun 21, 2023 07:20 am UTC| Business
Scottish ferry operator CalMac cancelled all direct sailings from the mainland to South Uist, the second largest island in the Outer Hebrides, off the north-west coast of Scotland on June 1 2023. Cancellations are expected...