Queensland Academy of Arts and Sciences: 2021 John O’Hagan Lecture by Queensland Chief Scientist: Professor Hugh Possingham on Monday 24th May 2021: 5-7pm QLD

Dear QAAS Members, Fellows, Companions and Friends, This year’s John O’Hagan Lecture will be held 5-7pm on Monday 24th May.  Our Speaker is Professor Hugh Possingham, who is Queensland Chief Scientist. The title of the lecture is “Stories about where maths and conservation meet policy: Triage, koalas, offsetting and rezoning the Great Barrier Reef”. A Brief…

PhD Confirmation Seminar – John Worrall

Online Nonparametric Bayesian Hawkes Process Student:   John Worrall When:  Tuesday, 18th May 2021   1:00 – 2:00 PM Where: GP-M Block, Level 3, Room 310 (and zoom) Zoom Meeting ID # 857 5359 8766 and Password 183163 Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://qut.zoom.us/j/85753598766?pwd=N0ZJMW8zQjdnSnZVQkM4d0VDdUU1dz09&from=addon Password: 183163 Supervisors: Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen  (Principal) Dr Paul…

Brag Meeting 6th May 2021

When: Thursday 6th May 2021, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y-801 and via Zoom Included in meeting:  The fortnightly BRAG meeting will be held this Thursday 6th May at 1pm in Y-801 and also via Zoom. This week we have talks from Matt Sutton and Katie Buchhorn. Zoom link: https://qut.zoom.us/j/98910888234?pwd=STZDUEt0R3d1YzRRd0RLczdpeTdodz09 Password: brag@QUT (if prompted) Katie’s talk Title: Bayesian Adaptive Design for…

The 5th David Finney Lecture: Kerrie Mengersen

The Centre for Statistics at The University of Edinburgh were honoured to be joined by Professor Kerrie Mengersen for the 2021 David Finney Lecture: Crikey – it’s a Bayesian! Bayesian statistics is now an established tool of trade for an applied statistician or data scientist. However, there are many open challenges in Bayesian modelling and analysis, which are…

Statistical Society of Australia QLD Branch Talk by Dr Farzana Jahan: Wed 28th April 2021: 5pm

STATISTICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA QUEENSLAND BRANCH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2021 Location: Room 408, S Block, Gardens Point Campus, QUT and also zoom (details below) TO REGISTER: https://statsoc.org.au/event-4263612 – AGM at 4pm, followed by talk at 5pm Title: Modelling small area summary estimates from online disease atlas: Bayesian meta-analysis approach Speaker: Farzana Jahan Abstract: Analysis of…