Congratulations to Jess Cameron: Recipient of the inaugural QUT STEMM Diversity and Inclusion Award.

5th July 2019 BRAG Associate Investigator Dr Jessica Cameron departed QUT on a high! Jess was one of the recipients of the inaugural QUT STEMM Diversity and Inclusion Awards: QUT has recognised staff who have made a positive impact on gender equity, diversity and inclusion within the university at the inaugural QUT STEMM Diversity and…

BRAG researchers receive funding to revolutionise water quality monitoring

8th July 2019 BRAG researchers have been successful in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Projects. Congratulations to Professor Kerrie Mengersen;  Dr Catherine Leigh; Associate Professor James McGree; Associate Professor Erin Peterson; Professor Robin Hyndman; Dr Ryan Turner; Dr Paul Maxwell; Dr Benoit Liquet; and Dr Jeremy Jones.  Their project (with partner organisations Department…

BRAG: Women in Maths Spotlight

May- June 2019 Spotlight on Women in Maths in Australia ACEMS have developed a page that features a diverse group of female mathematicians spread out across Australia in academic, government, and industry settings. As part of the inaugural Women in Maths Day celebrations, they asked mathematicians to help create these posters about themselves and their…

Farewell to Jessica Cameron

25th June 2019 Celebrating our own Jess Cameron (pictured in centre) as she gets ready to move on from BRAG and ACEMS to her new role at Cancer Council Queensland – what better way to say farewell than with a game of Finska?! Good luck Jess – please come back and visit!

Brag Meeting 20th June 2019

When: Thursday 20th June 2019, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  Hi everyone, The fortnightly BRAG meeting will be held in GP-Y801 at 1.00pm as per usual Kerrie will be chatting about ideas for future BRAG meetings and what we would like to see / do / etc.   So put your thinking caps on with…

Statistics Views: An interview with Kerrie Mengersen

12th June 2019 “Now, it’s like there’s almost no area where you can go where there’s not Bayesian statistics:” An interview with Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen   Alison Oliver,  Publications Manager, Statistics, StatisticsViews and Wiley StatsRef; talks to Distinguished Professor Mengersen about her career so far. Questions asked are: 1. What was it that first made…