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 denis.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]
     Challenges in representing spatial structure
     [ICMS, July 2016, 1.5 Mb pdf]

Research workshops - including
     Oberwolfach, November 2013
     ICMS Edinburgh, September 2011

Voting systems

Scottish Council election May 2017

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?
Brief submitted to Canadian Special
 Committee on Electoral Reform, Oct. 2016

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

Mountain Bothies Association - Warnscale Head
John Muir Trust
Caisteal Tioram Trust
National Trust for Scotland - Inveresk Lodge Garden
Scottish Wildlife Trust - CALL Project

Scottish Green Liberal Democrats


Last modified 28th December 2016