Dr Amy Wilson

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SIPR Category:
SIPR Academic Member
Evidence and Investigation Network
University of Edinburgh

Dr Wilson is a lecturer in Industrial Mathematics in the School of Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh as well as a Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute. She is an applied statistician whose work focuses on effective decision-making under uncertainty. Since 2010 she has worked on applications in the field of forensic evidence evaluation, looking at statistical approaches for evaluating the weight of evidence for different forensic evidence types as well as graphical approaches for combining complex pieces of forensic evidence. She is the Chair of the Royal Statistical Society Statistics and the Law Section.


Applied statistics, Bayesian statistics, forensic evidence evaluation, likelihood ratios, graphical methods for decision-making.

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