About us

CAST is a centre of expertise in applied statistics and data analysis. We promote the broader use of quantitative methods within the versatile research studies at Tampere University.

CAST supports cooperation in quantitative methods with other universities and research institutes. We promote national and international collaboration between statistics and data analytics specialists by providing multidisciplinary research visits, workshops, and seminars. Also, we support research collaboration, writing joint research publications and creating shared project applications.

The members of CAST have a wide range of expertise from methodological statistics to biostatistics, econometrics, big data analytics, machine learning, data mining, data visualization, and computational statistics. Besides, we have aggregated an extensive network of national and international scientists which makes it possible to achieve excellence in research.