Kerrie Mengersen: 2016 CRCSI winner of the Research Excellence Award

Congratulations to Kerrie Mengersen: Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information’s 2016 winner of the Research Excellence Award. Hosted at Dockside, Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Park, the Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information’s annual awards ceremony was held tonight 26th October 2016. The CRCSI celebrates the excellence, partnerships and dedication of the CRCSI community with the…

Brag Meeting 27th October 2016

When: Thursday 27th October 2016, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  In the upcoming BRAG meeting, we will have a presentation from Brodie on sampling methods for calibrated populations of models. We will also be discussing the possibility of a more casual meeting closer to the end of year break and will be doing introductions for…

Great Barrier Reef beauty not always about health: study

This article appeared in BrisbaneTimes.com.au: Great Barrier Reef beauty not always about health: study Amy Mitchell-Whittington Published: October 20 2016 How do you measure the beauty of something as expansive and ever-changing as the Great Barrier Reef?  For some, the beauty lies in the colour of coral, for others, the number of fish present. The reef…

Brag Meeting 13th October 2016

When: Thursday 13th October 2016, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  This fortnight at BRAG, we have presentations from Brigitte and Phil. The descriptions of their topics are given below: Brigitte:  I will give a short introduction in the free reference manager and PDF organizer called Mendeley; how to use it efficiently and what features are…

Brag Meeting 29th September 2016

When: Thursday 29th September 2016, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  This fortnight we have presentations from Sam and Ace. Sam will be giving a presentation on predicting inside a JAGS model Ace will be presenting on the topic of queueing We look forward to seeing you there! Kind regards, Leah and Ace

Brag Meeting 15th September 2016

When: Thursday 15th September 2016, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  At this BRAG meeting, Jagath and Nick will be presenting: Jagath will be presenting on Bayesian design for Copula models Nick will be presenting on visualisation techniques for data cleaning We look forward to seeing you there! Kind regards, Leah and Ace

Brag Meeting 1st September 2016

When: Thursday 1st September 2016, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  This fortnight at BRAG, it is your chairs’ turn to present. – Ace will be presenting on SQL and makefiles – Leah will be giving a brief intro to SMC in R Looking forward to seeing you there! Kind regards, Ace and Leah