Archives for June 2015

The Future of Our Society

In the lead up to the 2015 Budget, there was much discussion about possible cuts in funding to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) that might lead to dramatic changes to the Census methodology. In particular, there appeared to be the possibility of changing from a once in five year methodology to a once in […]

Sports Analytics Conference 2015

If you have a passion for sports and/or technology, we thought you might be interested in the Sports Analytics Conference 2015. IBM, KPMG, SAS, DOMO, Hortonworks, AFL, Nike, Sportsbet and Sportsradar will showcase world-class applications of sports analytics, along with any innovative startups and universities showcasing the latest in sports and big data, business intelligence, […]

Statistical Methods to Study the Effect of the 2014 Lockout Laws in Sydney – Dr Patricia Menéndez

Date:  Tuesday, 16 June 2015 Time: 6:00pm – 6.30pm: Refreshments 6:30pm – 7.30pm: Lecture 7:30pm – 8:00pm: Dinner (at a nearby restaurant) Venue: Auditorium, Level 2, University of Technology, Sydney – Building 7, 638 Jones Street, Ultimo, NSW 2007 Dr Patricia Menéndez  NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research Statistical Methods to Study the Effect of the 2014 Lockout Laws in Sydney   […]

Is India’s heat wave a freak event? A statistician investigates

A heat wave over India that started on May 21 and has produced India’s highest recorded temperatures in two decades has claimed more than 2,000 lives and caused widespread devastation. It would be easy to dismiss this as a freak event, something so far out of the norm that there’s little chance of preparing for it. […]

Senior fellowship in Data Science, Computational Modelling and Simulation Science

Are you looking for a postdoc or more senior fellowship in Data Science, Computational Modelling and Simulation Science? Are you up for an adventure in Australia, located at one of the country’s oldest and largest group of Bayesian statisticians? If so, please consider applying for a prestigious QUT Vice-Chancellor’s Fellowship. Email ISBA member Kerrie Mengersen […]

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