PhD Final Seminar – Fadhah Amer H. Al-anazi

The development and application of new statistical vine copula models Candidate: Fadhah Amer H. Al-anazi When: Friday, 1st March 2019 1:30 PM-2:30 PM Where: GP-O Block, Level 5, Room 520 Supervisors: Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen Associate Professor Christopher Drovandi Review Panel: Associate Professor James McGree Professor Adam Clements Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen Abstract: Characterising the dependency structures…

Brag Meeting 28th February 2019

When: Thursday 28th February 2019, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  Hello everyone, The fortnightly BRAG meeting is being held today 28/02/2019 at 1pm in room Y801. This week we have Professor Matt Wand, Dorota Toczydlowska, and James Yu visiting from UTS. The presentations this week will be given by Fadhah and Matt Wand. Abstract…

PhD Confirmation of Candidature Seminar – Kalpani Ishara Duwalage

Statistical modelling of public hospital emergency department presentations Student: Kalpani Ishara Duwalage When: Tuesday, 19th February 2019  10:30 AM-11:30 AM Where: GP-Z Block, Level 2, Room 207 Panel Members: Associate Professor James McGree (Chair) Dr Helen Thompson Dr. Ellen Burkett (ED staff specialist, Princess Alexandra Hospital) Abstract: This thesis will investigate statistical methods for modelling and forecasting…

Brag Meeting 14th February 2019

When: Thursday 14th February 2019, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  Hello everyone, The fortnightly BRAG meeting is being held tomorrow 14/02/2019 at 1pm in room Y801.  The presentations this week will be given by Ace and Dr Gareth Ridall Ace’s talk: Registration of functional data for likelihood-free inference  Likelihood-free inference on functional data requires sensible…

Position available: QUT/ARC Australian Laureate Fellowship Masters Scholarship

QUT/ARC Australian Laureate Fellowship Masters Scholarship Bayesian Learning for Decision Making in the Big Data Era  https://www.seek.com.au/job/38316978?_ga=2.204598992.1329609996.1549846926-6742446.1547166259 QUT is one of Australia’s most valuable contributors in research and provides quality-assured research solutions for industry, government, and the non-profit and community sectors. The statistical science discipline within the Mathematical Sciences School, Science and Engineering Faculty at…

PhD Final Seminar – Tristan Reddan

Still haven’t found what you’re looking for: ultrasound of appendicitis in children and the value of secondary sonographic signs. Candidate: Tristan Reddan When: Monday, 11th February 2019 1:30 PM-2:30 PM Where: GP-O Block, Level 6, Room 604 Supervisors: Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen Professor Wenbiao Hu Dr Fiona Harden Dr Jonathan Corness Review Panel: Professor Anthony Pettitt Associate…