VENTURA LAURA

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Qualification Professore ordinario
Scientific sector SECS-S/01 - STATISTICS
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Notice and additional information
Webpage:
https://homes.stat.unipd.it/lauraventura/content/home

Office hours
Wednesday from 09:00 to 10:30 Dipartimento di Scienze Statistiche, Via C. Battisti 241
Friday from 09:00 to 10:30 Dipartimento di Scienze Statistiche, Via C. Battisti 241
(updated on 03/12/2014 17:09)

Proposals for thesis
See:
https://homes.stat.unipd.it/lauraventura/content/didattica

Curriculum Vitae
Education and Academic Positions:
- Full Professor of Statistics (Padova since 2018).
- Associate Professor of Statistics (Padova 2006-2017).
- Assistant Professor of Statistics (Padova 2002-2006)
- Post-doc position (Padova 1998-2002).
- Ph.D. in Statistics (Padova 1997).
- Degree in Statistics summa cum laude (Padova 1993).
- Research visiting position (Geneve CH, 1996; Cagliari 2014).
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Research:
- Research interests: Higher-order asymptotics, Likelihood and Bayesian inference, objective priors, Pseudo-likelihoods, Estimating equations, Robustness.
- Author of more of 70 papers on international journals (Journal of the American Statistical Association, Statistica Sinica, Bayesian Analysis, Statistics and Computing, ... and on international journals in medicine). See: https://homes.stat.unipd.it/lauraventura/content/pubblicazioni-pagina-personale
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Research grants:
- Scientific coordinator of the Padova local unit of the PRIN 2015 (P.I. Liseo).
- Scientific coordinator of the Progetto di Eccellenza Cariparo 2011 "On the use of advanced statistical techniques in medical research".
- Scientific coordinator of Progetto di Ateneo 2011, University of Padova, "Modern Bayesian and frequentist inference: case studies in biostatistics".
- Scientific coordinator of the Padova local unit of the PRIN08 (P.I. Vidoni).
- Member of the Padova local unit of the PRIN06 and 03 (P.I. Vidoni), PRIN01 and 98 (P.I. Racugno), MURST 40% 1996 (P.I. Diana), Padova research unit of the UE research project on "Geometry and Computer Algebra in Statistics and Probability" (P.I. Kendall, Univ. Warwick) 1993-97.
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Professional activities:
- Referee for scientific journals (Bernoulli, Biometrika, Canadian Journal of Statistics, Journal of the American Statistical Association, Statistica Sinica, Test,...).
- Scientific coordinator of the International Workshop "Recent advances in statistica inference: theory and case studies", Padova, 21-13 march, 2013. See workshop2013.stat.unipd.it.
- Member of the Scientific and/or Organizing Committees of several international conferences (COMPSTAT, IECMSA, ISNPS, SISBayes, ISBA, SIS).
- Member of "Nucleo per la Ricerca Clinica", IRCCS Ospedale San Camillo (Lido di Venezia)
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Recent invited talks (international conferences):
- 2018 Workshop "Statistics when the model is wrong", Harvard University
- 2017 Workshop on Objective Bayesian Methodology, Austin
- 2016 ISBA World Meeting 2016, Pula
- 2015 ERCIM 2015, London + Workshop on Objective Bayesian Methodology, Valencia
- 2014 ERCIM 2014, Pisa
- 2013 Workshop on Objective Bayesian Methodology, Duke
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Teaching:
- Courses of Statistics, Statistical Models and Statistics in Medical Research at undergraduate and graduate level.
- Courses on Robust Methods, Bayesian Inference, Asymptotics and Generalized Linear Models in the Master and Phd programmes.
- Postdoctoral supervision (2007, 2009, 2014, 2016) and PhD supervision (XXVI, XXIV, XVII cycle).
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Current administrative positions:
- from 2014 Head of undergraduate programmes in Statistics, Padova
- from 2008 Member of the Academic Board PhD in Statistics, Padova





Lecturer's Curriculum (PDF): A1CA70AB9F5861F796B625D1F54CC254.pdf

Research areas
Higher-order asymptotics
Bayesian inference
Pseudo-likelihoods
Estimating equations
Likelihood-based inference
Robustness

Publications
See:
https://homes.stat.unipd.it/lauraventura/content/pubblicazioni-pagina-personale

List of taught course units in A.Y. 2018/19
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
SC2094 COMMON SCP4063829 9 3rd Year First
semester
ITA LAURA VENTURA
SC2094 COMMON SCP4063241 9 2nd Year Second
semester
ITA LAURA VENTURA
SC2095 COMMON SCP4063241 9 2nd Year Second
semester
ITA LAURA VENTURA


Responsibility of other activity for A.Y. 2018/19
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
SC2094 COMMON SCL1000694 6 3rd Year Second
semester
ITA LAURA VENTURA
SC2094 COMMON SCP4065430 6 3rd Year Second
semester
ITA LAURA VENTURA
SC2095 COMMON SCL1000694 6 3rd Year Second
semester
ITA LAURA VENTURA
SC2095 COMMON SCP4065430 6 3rd Year Second
semester
ITA LAURA VENTURA