Brag Meeting 14th April 2016

When: Thursday 14th April 2016, 13:45 for 14:00 -15:00. (Note amended start time) Location: NEW LOCATION: GP-S-OJW Function Room Included in meeting:  *Cake to celebrate Brigitte’s confirmation *This fortnight Tomasz Bednarz will be presenting at BRAG.  Get keen to explore some Virtual Reality and learn about new ways of programming GPUs! Looking forward to seeing you all there!…

PhD Confirmation of Candidature Seminar – Brigitte Colin

Prediction of structured noisy data using boosted regression trees When: Thursday, 14 April 2016 11:30 AM-12:30 PM Where: GP-B Block, Level 5, Room 507 Supervisors: Prof Kerrie Mengersen (Principal) Dr Alan Woodley Panel Members: Kerrie Mengersen (Chair) (Mathematical Sciences) Michael Schmidt () Alan Woodley (Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science) Gentry White (Mathematical Sciences) Abstract: Spatio-temporal time series analyses are…

Virtual reality brings new dimension to conservation

This article appeared in theconversation.com: Virtual reality brings new dimension to conservation Ivy Shih, Editor, The Conversation Published: April 7, 2016 10:21AM Virtual reality technology is introducing a new dimension to wildlife conservation by helping researchers anywhere in the world assess the conditions of distant species and environments as if they were on location. The first application…

Making Media Worldwide: Professor Kerrie Mengersen and fellow QUT researchers in the Amazon Jungle

Professor Kerrie Mengersen was in the weekend edition of The Australian on 2nd April 2016: On the Jaguar’s Trail Researchers from Queensland University of Technology (QUT), ACEMS, and the Lupunaluz Foundation recently completed a four-week expedition to some of Peru’s deepest jungle regions.   Please click the links below to read other articles: ACEMs site:  ‘Giving Teeth’ to…

Brag Meeting 31st March 2016

When: Thursday 31st March 2016, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting: Continuation of Weird R Tips Obviously not everyone uses R, but most of us do.  For those who use R, think of one (weird) thing that you have found helpful which you would like to share with the group.  This should be just a brief (2-3 minute)…