John D. Biggins brief biographical
Undergraduate university education at Cambridge: at Trinity Hall (1970-73): Mathematical
Postgraduate university education at Oxford: at the Mathematical Institute and Wolfson College (1973-76)
1974 M.Sc: Main subject:
Statistics. Subsidiary subjects: Probability, Functional Analysis.
1976 D.Phil: Asymptotic
properties of the branching random walk
Lecturer, University of
Senior Lecturer, University of
Professor, University of Sheffield,
Retired from the University of
Sheffield, April 2018
Married since 1980, with five children and three grandchildren
Two of my children have web pages: John S. Biggins
Physicist; Mark Biggins Musician. Others have a baking blog.
I was ordained as a (permanent) deacon for the Catholic Diocese of Hallam in 2009
and am based in The Parish of St William of York.
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