Marian is Professor of Environmental Statistics in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Glasgow; an elected member of the International Statistical Institute (ISI), a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) and a chartered statistician of the Royal Statistical Society (RSS). She is a member of the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC), a member of the EU Scientific Committee on Health, Environment and Emerging Risks (SCHEER) and a board member of the Isaac Newton Institute and was the vice president (International) of RSE 2016-2019. She is also a member of the board of the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (ICMS) and the newly formed NERC Advisory Network.
Marian’s research interests include model uncertainty and sensitivity analysis; modelling the dispersal of pollutants in the environment (including air and water quality), the science of measurement (specifically radiocarbon dating) and assessment of animal welfare. She was awarded an OBE in 2009 for services to science and won the Barnett award of the RSS in 2019.
Professor Scott joined the SSAC on 1 December 2019.