Geoff Nicholls

Geoff Nicholls

Statistical modeling, Bayes Methods, Monte Carlo Methods.

I am an Associate Professor in Statistics at the University of Oxford and a Tutorial Fellow of St Peter’s College. I was Head of the Statistics Department at Oxford from 2012-2015.



  • L. J. Kelly, G. K. Nicholls, Lateral transfer in Stochastic Dollo models, Annals of Applied Statistics, vol. 11, no. 2, 1146–1168, 2017.
  • A. K. Styring, M. Charles, F. Fantone, M. M. Hald, A. McMahon, R. H. Meadow, G. K. Nicholls, A. K. Patel, M. C. Pitre, A. Smith, A. Sołtysiak, G. Stein11, J. A. Weber, H. Weiss, A. Bogaard, Isotope evidence for agricultural extensification reveals how the world’s first cities were fed, Nature Plants, to appear, 2017.