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   -  Warnscale Head
National Trust for Scotland   -  Inveresk Lodge Garden

Scottish Green Liberal Democrats


Last modified 24th March 2015