I am a Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw Fellow working in the University of Manchester's School of Mathematics.

Research interests

Distributional approximations and Stein's method, probability distributions, networks, special functions.  Further information can be found on my research page.

Biographical sketch

2016+ Research Fellow, School of Mathematics, The University of Manchester

2013-2016 Non-Stipendiary Lecturer in Probability and Statistics, The Queen's College, University of Oxford

2013-2016 Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Department of Statistics, University of Oxford

2009-2013 DPhil in Statistics, The Queen's College, University of Oxford (supervised by Gesine Reinert)

2005-2009 MMath in Mathematics, The Queen's College, University of Oxford

PhD students

I am very happy to consider PhD students interested in working on distributional approximations via Stein's 
method.  Feel free to send me an email if you'd like to know more about my research.  Funding is available.

Contact details

School of Mathematics
The University of Manchester
M13 9PL

Room: Alan Turing building, room 2.217

Email: robert.gaunt at manchester.ac.uk