Valerie Isham

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Valerie S. Isham
Born 1947 (age 74–75)
Nationality British
Institutions University College London
Alma mater Imperial College London
Doctoral advisor David Cox[1]
Notable awards Guy Medal (Bronze, 1990)

Valerie Susan Isham (born 1947) is a British applied probabilist and President of the Royal Statistical Society 2011–12.

Isham's research interests in include point processes, spatial processes, spatio-temporal processes and population processes. She went to Imperial College London (B.Sc., Ph.D.) where she was a student of a prominent statistician David Cox. She has been a professor of probability and statistics at University College London since 1992. She was the president of the Royal Statistical Society for 2011–2012. She was awarded its Guy Medal in Bronze in 1990.[2][3]


  1. Valerie Isham at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  2. "RSS President". Royal Statistical Society. Retrieved 2011-01-26.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Professor Valerie Isham". Department of Statistics, University College London. Retrieved 2011-01-26.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>