Brag Meeting 12th October 2017

When: Thursday 12th October 2017, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  This week we have Trish and Shovanur presenting at our meeting. Details on their presentations are included below. Trish’s talk:   Methods for modelling multivariate longitudinal data from small heterogeneous samples, applied to childhood disability. Abstract: I am investigating methods for modelling developmental milestones of…

Brag Meeting 28th September 2017

When: Thursday 28th September 2017, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  This week we have presenters Mahasen and Miles. Details on their presentations are included below. Mahasen:  “Creating an R package using Rcpp” Abstract: Sharing experiences in creating an  R package with Rcpp.” Miles: “This Thing Called Github” Abstract: Distraction, occasionally useful tool, or integral part of modern research? One man’s biased opinion. …

Brag Meeting 14th September 2017

When: Thursday 14th September 2017, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  This week we have special presenters Richard Boys and Stephen Johnson of Newcastle University presenting. They will be in the office for the remainder of the week and fly back to the UK on the 18th September. Details on their presentations are included below. Stephen…

Brag Meeting 31st August 2017

When: Thursday 31st August 2017, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  This week we have Brodie and Pubudu presenting at our meeting. Details on their presentations are included below. Pubudu’s talk: “The title is: Importance Sampling using Laplace Approximation Abstract: Most of the estimation techniques are based on direct sampling from the distribution of interest. However, there…

Call for Abstracts: Bayes on the Beach 13-15 Nov 2017

Bayes on the Beach 2017 13th – 15th  November, 2017 Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast Abstract submission is now OPEN: Visit Bayes on the Beach 2017 for further information. Please submit your abstract to bob.admin@qut.edu.au  by 8 September 2017. Bayesian Research and Applications Group (BRAG) warmly invite you to a meeting of people involved or interested in…

Brag Meeting 17th August 2017

When: Thursday 17th August 2017, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  This week we have Brigitte and Ziwen presenting at our meeting. Details on their presentations are included below. Brigitte’s talk: “The title is: Using Boosted Regression Trees and remotely sensed data to drive decision-making Abstract: Analysing Big Data is challenging due to the way they…

PhD Confirmation of Candidature Seminar – Aswi

Bayesian Spatio-Temporal Modelling of Small Areas: Dengue Fever in Makassar Indonesia Student: ASWI When: Wednesday, 9th August 2017  10:00 AM-11:00 AM Where: GP-M Block, Level 3, Room 312 Supervisors: Prof Kerrie Mengersen (Principal) A/Prof Wenbiao Hu Dr Gentry White Dr Susanna Cramb Panel Members: Kerrie Mengersen (Chair) A/Prof Wenbiao Hu Dr Gentry White Dr Susanna Cramb Prof…