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,
Married since 1980, with five children (28,25,22,17,14; at
24 August 2010) and one grandchild
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.
Here is a picture of the family: January 2012.
Here is another less recent picture of my wife and I and the children: August 2006
Two of my children have web pages: John S. Biggins, Physicist
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