Archives for February 2018

News from the National Schools’ Poster Competition

The 2017 National Schools’ Poster Competition saw a record 955 participants submit posters. Posters of winners and honourable mentions (announced December 217) are available at https://www.ssaipostercomp.info/winners.html Please help spread the word for the 2018 competition – families, friends, schools, etc. if you are interested in being involved. And…there is a new Undergraduate Division in 2018 […]

ASC 2018: Abstract submission deadline extended to the 5th of March

Abstract submission extended to 11.59pm GMT on the 5th of March for ISCB/ASC 2018, Melbourne, Australia   Joint International Society for Clinical Biostatistics (ISCB) and Australian Statistical Conference (ASC) 2018 26-30 August 2018, Melbourne, Australia To ensure that there is no confusion around time zones, abstract submission for the ISCB/ASC 2018 conference has been extended […]

Wanna make a short statistical video?

Got an idea for a short statistical video?   The Australian Academy of Science is keen to produce short topical videos promoting science and, in particular, statistics. If you have an idea for a short one to two minute statistical video aimed at public education or topics of public interest then the Academy and the […]

SSA-QLD TRAVEL GRANT

International Society for Clinical Biostatistics and Australian Statistical Conference 2018 FUNDING FOR the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics and Australian Statistical Conference 2018 The Statistical Society of Australia QLD Branch is offering one award to fund the participation of a QLD Young Statistician to attend the Biostatistics Conference on 26–30 August 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. […]

STATISTICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA QUEENSLAND BRANCH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2018

4:30PM, TUESDAY 20 MARCH, 2018 VENUE: The Gibson Room 1064, Z Block, Gardens Point Campus, QUT   Welcome: apologies and proxies Minutes of the 2017 Annual General Meeting Matters arising from the Minutes of the 2017 Annual General Meeting Reports 4.1. President’s Report 4.2. Treasurer’s Report Election of Office Bearers 5.1. Election of President 5.2. […]

SSA-QLD TRAVEL GRANT

International Society for Clinical Biostatistics and Australian Statistical Conference 2018 FUNDING FOR the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics and Australian Statistical Conference 2018 The Statistical Society of Australia QLD Branch is offering one award to fund the participation of a QLD Young Statistician to attend the Biostatistics Conference on 26–30 August 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. […]

Become part of the Australian Survey of Social Attitudes (AuSSA) by sponsoring a question

ACSPRI contacted the Statistical Society to advertise the opportunity to contribute to The Australian Survey of Social Attitudes (AuSSA), by sponsoring a question or questions relevant to the theme of “Religion”. Timeline: Proposed questions to be confirmed by 23 March 2018 First wave of data collection begins May 2018 First wave results delivered August 2018 […]

Complimentary student places for useR! conference in Brisbane available!

The useR! conference (The conference for the users of R) is in Australia (Brisbane) for the first time this year (July 10th to 13th). There will be some great national and international statistical speakers and delegates, and a wide range of R courses. See the conference web site for details: https://user2018.r-project.org/. The Statistical Society of Australia […]

March to May: ACSPRI’s 2 Day Master-classes and Workshops in  Melbourne

ACSPRI– Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Incorporated   15-16 March Questionnaire Design with Dr. Gordon Emmerson A two day workshop focussing on building hard copy or internet surveys to meet a variety of needs. Topics include uses of surveys, constructing survey questions that are clear and unbiased, the need to match attitudinal or […]

It’s time to nominate!

Do you know any researchers deserving of recognition? The Science Prizes Calendar   is available to help you track the opportunities such as the Eurekas, FameLab and CRC Innovation awards, which are all open now, and the Academy of Science’s honours, which will open soon.  The $750,000 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science will open on 21 […]

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