Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship

UI-LISA management and the team is delighted with the PhD fellowship that was granted to one of Lead Training Coordinator, Mr. Olalekan Joseph AKINTANDE. His area of research is AI Algorithm Fairness in Machine Intelligence. He is examining the algorithm process from the Pre-In-Post [P-I-P] process and how this process can help minimize bias and promote fairness in machine intelligence systems

The Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship is a global program that identifies and empowers the next generation of exceptional computing research talent. Microsoft recognizes the value of diversity in computing and aims to increase the pipeline of talent receiving advanced degrees in computing-related fields to build a stronger and inclusive computing-related research community.Read more about Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship

Introduction to Data Science and Machine Learning Workshop
for Staff in Statistics Unit, Department of Mathematics,
University of Lagos (UNILAG)

UI-LISA team led by Prof. O.E. Olubusoye paid a courtesy visit to Prof. Oluwole B. Familoni, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic & Research) and Dr. M. Adamu , the Head, Department of Mathematics, UNILAG, as part of the 3-day, 13 - 15 April 2021, training workshop on Introduction to Data Science and Machine Learning with R.

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Mr. Ogundumade T. (First from the left), Prof. O.E. Olubusoye (Second from the left), Prof. Oluwole B. Familoni (middle),
Dr. M Adamu (2nd from the Right) and Mr. O. J. Akintande. (Firt from the right)
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Sustainability and Circular Economy

Dr. Adenomon M. O, through Ambitious Africa organised a workshop on sustainability and circular economy. on 24 April 2021

Dr. Adenomon is the Coordinator of NSUK-LISA (Laboratory of Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis). Read more about Ambitious Africa

Women in Statistics and Data Science (WSDS) Conference 2020

The American Statistical Association held the 2020 Women in Statistics and Data Science Conference virtually September 30 - October 2, 2020. The 2020 Women in Statistics and Data Science Conference highlighted the achievements and career interests of women in statistics and data science. Senior, mid-level, and junior stars representing industrial, academic, and government communities united to present their life's work and share their perspectives on the role of women in today's statistics and data science fields.Read more

Dr. Serifat Folorunso

The conference took place during both the international Year of Women in Statistics and Data Science and the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale. In recognition of these events, organisers of the WSDS 2020 Data Challenge invited teams and individuals to create a visualisation to help the public better understand an important current issue. To grace the occassion, Dr. Serifat Folorunso from University of Ibadan Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis in Nigeria created the image below:Read more

ISI signs an MOU with LISA


ISI is happy to announce a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis (LISA) at the University of Colorado Boulder, USA. The MoU is signed in recognition of our mutual interest in building statistics and data science capacity through the LISA 2020 Program, which trains statisticians and data scientists from developing countries to become interdisciplinary collaborators and supports them in the creation of statistics and data science collaboration laboratories - “stat labs” - at their home institutions.Read more

How one woman is using her experiences to help others advance in statistics

Tinuke Adebanji leads workshops for mid-career women scientists who seek to advance their careers through USAID’s Accelerating Local Potential program at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis (KNUST-LISA). The workshops teach them skills that will help them advance — data management, statistical analysis, and leadership skills. Tinuke is also the coordinator of KNUST-LISA. No one is more surprised by this than Tinuke herself.Read more