GSDP is an FP7 funded coordination and support action to develop a research program for the study of global systems in an ongoing dialogue with decision makers. GSDP will operate as an open network evolving through workshops, working papers, publications, and open conferences.
Bernard Silverman's interview is part of the GSDP Podcast series that addresses the above issues.
Bernard Silverman is a Home Office Chief Scientific Adviser
Bernard's undergraduate education was in Mathematics (Cambridge BA 1973, MMath 1974) and his postgraduate education and research (Cambridge PhD 1978) in Statistics. He has held senior academic posts at Bath,Bristol and Oxford, and has spent a substantial amount of time as a visitor at Stanford and various other universities in the USA and worldwide.
More information: stats.ox.ac.uk/~silverma/