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Professor Robert Fildes

Distinguished Professor

Robert Fildes


Tel: +44 1524 593879

Current Research

I am currently working in the area of climate forecasting. Recent work has shown the large simulation models used in developing the IPCC's view of global warming are seriously flawed.

Research Grants

The Design of Forecasting Support Systems, funded by the EPSRC:

Research Interests

Comparative performance of various methods of forecasting. Forecasting method selection and the evaluation of forecasting methods. Forecasting systems to support production and inventory. The effects of promotions on fast moving consumer goods. The organization of the forecasting function. Adoption and diffusion of new technology

Professional Role

Joint Director of Centre for Forecasting.

External Roles

Associate Editorship, International Journal of Forecasting. President (from 1999), International Institute of Forecasters, Past-President from 2004.

From 2010 Honorary Fellow, International Institute of Forecasters

Member EPSRC Peer Review College to 2009

Member EPSRC High End Computing Strategy Committee to 2010

Member, ESRC Post-Doctoral College to 2010

Current Teaching

 Post-Experience: Forecasting


BA Oxon, MA, PhD California

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