Federico Ricciardi is Senior Research Fellow in Statistics at the Department of Statistical Science, member of the Biostatistics Group and of the UCL Priment Clinical Trial Unit. He completed his PhD at Florence University, Italy, in 2013, with a dissertation on forensic statistics.

He serves as lead statistician for many Randomised Control Trials and observational studies, giving statistical support within multi-disciplinary research groups, for both planning and analysing the results of the studies, using established and novel statistical methodologies. He is currently collaborating with researcher from both UK and international institutions on the methodological aspects of Causal Inference using observational data.


  • Applied Bayesian Inference
  • Biostatistics
  • Clinical Trials
  • Observational studies for Medical Research


  • PhD in Applied Statistics, 2013

    University of Florence

  • MSc in Statistics and Computer Science, 2009

    University of Florence

  • BSc in Statistics, 2007

    University of Florence