Professor Mark Kelson

Picture of Mark Kelson with a big cheesy grin


Turing Fellow

Partner Institution


Mark is Associate Professor of Statistics for Health in the Mathematics department of the University of Exeter. 

He studied Mathematics and Statistics at University College Cork, before completing an MSc in Statistics there also. He gained his PhD in Medical Statistics at Cardiff University before spending a decade as a clinical trials statistician in the Centre for Trials Research in Cardiff University.

Research interests

Mark is interested in using data science for health. He particularly focuses on physical activity and mental health. He finds accelerometry data interesting. In addition, he is interested in clinical trials and how data science can help make them more efficient.