Denis Mollison

Professor of Applied Probability (Emeritus)

Department of
Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics

Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh

tel: (+44) 131 665 2055
e-mail: denis.mollison [at]

(or d.mollison [at]


Epidemic modelling

Infectious Disease Dynamics
     Newton Institute, Cambridge 2013/14
     (papers and photos)

Own papers - archive - including ones on
     Basic ideas
     Spatial models
     Data analysis using MCMC

Survey talks
     The structure of epidemic models
     [INFER2011, 4 Mb pdf]
     Network models for epidemics
     [ICMS, Sep 2011, 4 Mb pdf]

Research workshops - including
     Tubingen, October 2008
     Oberwolfach, November 2009
     ICMS Edinburgh, September 2011

Voting systems

Scottish Council election May 2012

Other examples of STV elections

Fair votes in practice: STV for Westminster
Talk on electoral systems (Stockholm 2012)
A fair three-option referendum?

Wave energy statistics

Papers - including
     `Wave climate and the wave power resource'

European Wave Energy Resource Atlas

Survey talk    [4.5 Mb pdf]
     Wave energy: making best use of a variable resource

Other interests

Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust
John Muir Trust
Caisteal Tioram Trust
Mountain Bothies Association
National Trust for Scotland

Scottish Green Liberal Democrats


Last modified 24th March 2015