Special Brag Meeting – Professor David Balding 24th March 2015

Kerrie would like to hold a special BRAG meeting to meet David Balding next Tuesday, 2-4pm (24th March). Everyone in the Brag group is encouraged to attend.  Location GP- Y801.  Agenda below. Previously at UCL, David is now a Professor of Statistical Genetics at University of Melbourne. His research interests cover Bayesian statistics, computational statistics and…

Brag Meeting 19th March 2015

Time: Thursday 19th March 2015, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting: BRAG Journal Club: Please find attached your reading material for BRAG Journal Club. Presenters:  Sam Clifford and Nick Tierney. “Zeger and Karim (1991) – Generalized Linear Models With Random Effects – A Gibbs Sampling Approach“. We look forward to discussions about the paper then.  

Mining for Knowledge

How far would you go to find the answers you’re looking for in your research? For ACEMS (and BRAG) student Nicholas Tierney, it was 500 metres below ground! Nick travelled to Parkes, NSW with ACEMS Deputy Director Kerrie Mengersen. As part of his PhD project at QUT, he met with health and safety professionals at…