How can we use sensor data within survey research? How can we combine various sources of data? Are Bayesian statistical models better than classical ones? Can we use “big data” to improve healthcare? These are some example research questions that the department of Methodology and Statistics tries to answer with her research. The department teaches courses on methods and statistics as well as applied data science throughout Utrecht University en offers various courses during the Summer school. The department offers training and support to researchers and students, as well as companies, the government, and researchers from around the globe.

The department of Methodology & Statistics works with various partners, including Dutch and international universities.