Staff Profiles

Mrs. Thapelo Sediadie


Faculty of Social Sciences



Location: University of Botswana, Block 244C, office 46
Phone: +267 3555108, +267 71633530
Email Mrs. Thapelo Sediadie

Mrs Thapelo Sediadie is currently a PhD student in Statistics. She holds a Maters Degree in Statistics from the University of Botswana and B.A Social Sciences  from the same institution.

Thapelo Sediadie is statistician and lecturer in the Department of Statistics, University of Botswana.She gained extensive knowledge on the practical application of statistical methods  before joining the University of Botswana in 2012. .

Mrs Sediadie has extensive experience in the analysis of quantitative data for small and large complex data sets. She gained experience in survey design and estimation methods for national household survey  whilst at Statistics Botswana. Ms Sediadie participated as a training personnel in the field of survey methodology, supporting various Statistics Botswana stakeholders. For  seven years, she has taught a number of courses encompassing  broad areas like probability, time series and survey research methods. She is currently pursuing her PhD study.

Sampling Theory , Time Series

My research interest encompass all aspects of survey methodology, thus the study of sources of errors in surveys which involves the bias and the variability that affect the quality of data, with more focus on non-response and measurement errors.

Survey Methodology,with focus on sources of errors in surveys.


1. W. M. Thupeng, T. Mothupi, B. Mokgweetsi, B. Mashabe & T. Sediadie (2017). A Principal Component Regression Model For Forecasting Daily Peak Ambient Ground Level Ozone Concentrations In The Presence Of Multicollinearity Amongst Precursor Air Pollutants And Local Meteorological Conditions: A Case Study Of Maun. International Journal of Applied Mathematics & Statistical Sciences (IJAMSS), Vol. 7, Issue 1, pp 1 – 12.



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