Laurence Shaw

Laurence Shaw

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

School of Science & Technology

Role

Laurence Shaw is a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mathematics in the School of Science and Technology. Laurence Shaw is a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mathematics in the School of Science and Technology. He specialises in Probability and Statistics but also teaches Pure Mathematics. Most of his teaching is on the Mathematics cluster of courses but he also does some teaching for 1st year Forensic Science courses.

Career overview

Laurence achieved a BA (Hons) in Mathematics from Homerton College, Cambridge in 2010, an MSc in Statistics and Applied Probability from the Univervity of Nottingham in 2012 and a PhD from the same institution in 2016.  Throughout 2016, Laurence also undertook a series of short-term research positions at the University of Nottingham, acting as a statistical partner in projects with the Schools of Medicine, Engineering, Biosciences and Veterinary Science. He has been a lecturer at NTU since 2017.

Research areas

Laurence's main research area is in epidemic modelling using probability theory. This was the subject of his doctoral thesis. He is also active in multi-disciplinary research, most recently looking at using statistical modelling in the area of antimicrobial resistance.

Course(s) I teach on

  • Forensic investigation student
    Foundation degree / Undergraduate | Full-time | 2019

    https://www.ntu.ac.uk/study-and-courses/courses/find-your-course/science-technology/ug/2019-20/fdsc-forensic-science

  • Forensic clearing student
    Undergraduate | Full-time | 2019

    https://www.ntu.ac.uk/study-and-courses/courses/find-your-course/science-technology/ug/2019-20/bsc-forensic-science

  • Students using maths puzzles
    Undergraduate | Full-time / Sandwich | 2019

    https://www.ntu.ac.uk/study-and-courses/courses/find-your-course/science-technology/ug/2019-20/bsc-data-science