Brag Meeting 27th February 2020

When: Thursday 27th February 2020, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y-801 Included in meeting:  The fortnightly BRAG meeting will be held this Thursday 27/02/20 at 1pm in room Y-801. This week Trish and Ishara will be presenting. Trish’s talk Title: A Bayesian hierarchical item-response model for predicting children’s early development using sparsely sampled developmental milestone measurements Abstract    Item-response…

QUT Centre for Data Science: Postdoc positions

QUT Centre for Data Science Postdoc positions: Applications Close:  22nd March 2020: Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Associate in Data Science (6 positions), Centre for Data Science, Science and Engineering Faculty Total remuneration range: AU$80,792 to AU$109,627 (LEVA) OR AU$115,398 to AU$137,050 pa (LEVB) (inclusive of AU$68,139 to AU$92,458 LEVA pa OR AU$97,325 to AU$ 115,586 LEVB pa;…

PhD Confirmation of Candidature/Articulation Seminar – Raiha Browning

Bayesian nonparametric approaches for Hawkes processes, and their applications Student: Raiha Browning When: Tuesday, 3rd March 2020,  9:00 AM-10:00 AM Where: GP-B Block, Level 1, Room 124 Panel Members: Prof David Lovell (Chair) Prof You-Gan Wang A/Prof Benoit Liquet DProf Kerrie Mengersen Supervisors: DProf Kerrie Mengersen Dr Gentry White Prof Judith Rousseau Abstract: A Hawkes process…

ARC Linkage Funded Scholarship

ARC Linkage Funded Scholarship: Applications Close:  17th April 2020: Revolutionising high resolution water quality monitoring in the information age. About the scholarship Funded by the Australian Research Council through a Linkage Project titled ‘Revolutionising high resolution water quality monitoring in the information age’, this PhD project will see the successful applicant develop new statistical and…

Brag Meeting 13th February 2020

When: Thursday 13th February 2020, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-M-303  Please note change of location  (this week only) Included in meeting:  The fortnightly BRAG meeting will be held next Thursday 13/02/20 at 1pm in room M-303. Gentry White, Senior Lecturer in Mathematical Sciences at QUT will be presenting for us so please come along – noting we are in a…

Brag Meeting 30th January 2020

When: Thursday 30th January 2020, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  The fortnightly BRAG meeting will be held Thursday 30/01/20 at 1pm in room Y801. This week Brodie Lawson will be presenting. The abstract for the presentation is below: Title: Independent Proposals for Discrete Variables in Sequential Monte Carlo Abstract: The success, or at least certainly the…

Brag Meeting 16th January 2020

When: Thursday 16th January 2020, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  Hi all, The first BRAG meeting for 2020 is Thursday 16 January.  We will have one presentation by Earl Duncan. The abstract for the presentation is below: MCMC sampling: Creating a generic sampler and comparing MCMC algorithms The main task of statistical modelling is estimating…