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…

PhD Confirmation of Candidature Seminar – Matthew Sutton

Variable Selection for Structured Large Datasets Student: Matthew Sutton When: Friday, 17 March 2017  11:00 AM-12:00 PM Where: GP-S Block, Level 3, Room 307 Supervisors: Prof Kerrie Mengersen (Principal) Dr Benoit Liquet Panel Members: Kerrie Mengersen (Chair) Benoit Liquet Ian Turner Dale Nyholt Abstract: Over the last century, new technologies have brought about the study of large datasets in…

PhD Confirmation of Candidature Seminar – Jagath Senarathne

Bayesian design for Copula models Student: Jagath Senarathne When: Wednesday, 6th March 2017  2:00 PM-3:00 PM Where: GP-Z Block, Level 3, Room 305 Supervisors: A/Prof James McGree (Principal) Dr Christopher Drovandi Panel Members: James McGree (Chair) Tony Pettitt Peter Baxter Christopher Drovandi Abstract: There are many situations where multivariate responses are measured during an experiment, such as drug toxicity and…

PhD Confirmation of Candidature Seminar – Scott Jones

Hydrogel Spacers in External Beam Radiation Therapy of Prostate Cancer: Patient Selection and Cost-Effectiveness Student: Scott Jones When: Thursday 2nd March 2017  11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Where: C Floor Seminar Room, Radiation Oncology Mater Centre,  31 Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane Qld 4101 Supervisors: Prof Kerrie Mengersen (Principal) Prof Nick Graves Dr Fiona Harden Panel Members:…

PhD Confirmation of Candidature Seminar – Anthony Ebert

Dynamic Queueing Networks: Simulation, Estimation and Prediction Student: Anthony Ebert When: Wednesday, 1 March 2017  3:00 PM-4:00 PM Where: GP-Z Block, Level 4, Room 413 Supervisors: Prof Kerrie Mengersen (Principal) Dr Paul Wu Prof Fabrizio Ruggeri Panel Members: Kerrie Mengersen (Chair) Paul Wu Fabrizio Ruggeri Christopher Drovandi Clinton Fookes Abstract: Important real-world systems such as airport terminals, manufacturing…

The MOOC is on: Free online courses commence 8th August 2016

MOOC Watch: Free online course explains big data. Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is repeating four free courses on big data with the UK-based massive open online course (MOOC) provider FutureLearn. Our first ever Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) on Big Data attracted more than 40-thousand enrolments for the four courses combined.  These courses are designed…