Archives for May 2015

Calling for Fresh Scientists; Vic and ACT science prizes; and a light revolution at Fed Square

Calling for Fresh Scientists; Vic and ACT science prizes; and a light revolution at Fed Square It’s time to push your best early-career scientists into Fresh Science 2015 for a wild ride of training, pub talks, and press. We’re holding the competition in most states and we’re ready for your nominations. More below. And if […]

Seminar by Dr. Craig Anderson – Identifying Boundaries in Spatial Modelling

Date:  Tuesday, 26 May 2015 Time: 6:00pm – 6:30pm: Refreshments 6:30pm – 7:30pm: Lecture 7:45pm – onwards: Dinner (at a nearby restaurant, TBC) Venue: Room 002, Level 5, University of Technology, Sydney – Building 8 (Dr Chau Chak Wing Building), 14 Ultimo Rd, Haymarket NSW 2000 Dr. Craig Anderson University of Technology, Sydney Identifying Boundaries in Spatial Modelling Disease mapping […]

STA Media Release: STRONG FOCUS ON STEM FROM OPPOSITION

“It is heartening to see a strong focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) as the drivers of a smart, modern Australian in Opposition Leader Bill Shorten’s budget-in-reply speech. It is also good to see some concrete policy proposals advanced to support the rhetoric,” according to STA CEO Catriona Jackson. “STA members will be […]

Statistical Meta-Analysis: Potential for New Research Opportunities

In the age of evidence based decision making through systematic reviews of the literature, the statistical meta-analysis has been extensively used to synthesise published summary data on a particular topic of interest from a number of independent studies in order to allow researchers to reach more credible and scientifically valid conclusions. The method is being […]

Federal budget 2015: Census saved, $250m investment in Bureau of Statistics

Federal budget 2015: Census saved, $250m investment in Bureau of Statistics The census has been saved and the Australian Bureau of Statistics will get a $250 million funding boost as part of the biggest technology upgrade in its 110-year history. Read Peter Martin’s article here.

Statistical Meta-Analysis with Applications Workshop

Join us for this exciting workshop,  presented by Professor Bimal Sinha and Professor Suhail A Doi on 16-17 June 2015 at the University of Southern Queensland, Ipswich Campus. Statistical meta-analysis deals with a variety of sophisticated statistical methods to efficiently combine the results of several studies all with a common target. Examples of such studies abound in […]

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