I am a Professor of Statistics in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Sheffield. My research interests are in Bayesian statistics, in particular analysing uncertainty in complex computer models, eliciting probability distributions, and applications in Health Economics.

School of Mathematics and Statistics
The Hicks Building
Hounsfield Road
S3 7RH

Room I16
+44 114 2223853
j.oakley at

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I maintain an R package for expert elicitation: SHELF.