Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Mathematics

Lecturer in Statistics



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545Huxley BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





I am a Lecturer in the Statistics Section of the Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London. I also hold an EPSRC research fellowship until January 2020.

For information about my research please see

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Battey HS, Cox DR, 2018, Large numbers of explanatory variables: a probabilistic assessment, Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, Vol:474

Avella M, Battey HS, Fan J, et al., 2018, Robust estimation of high-dimensional covariance and precision matrices, Biometrika, Vol:105, Pages:271-284

Cox DR, Battey HS, 2017, Large numbers of explanatory variables, a semi-descriptive analysis, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol:114, ISSN:0027-8424, Pages:8592-8595

Battey H, Fan J, Liu H, et al., 2018, DISTRIBUTED TESTING AND ESTIMATION UNDER SPARSE HIGH DIMENSIONAL MODELS, Annals of Statistics, Vol:46, ISSN:0090-5364, Pages:1352-1382

Battey H, 2017, Eigen structure of a new class of covariance and inverse covariance matrices, Bernoulli, Vol:23, ISSN:1350-7265, Pages:3166-3177

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