Nominations for the SSA NSW Branch Council 2017

Nominations are now being sought for the position of SSA NSW Branch Vice-President and ten (10) Branch Councillors for the 2017 calendar year. I’d strongly encourage members to consider taking up a role as new opinions are highly valued. It’s an excellent opportunity to contribute to the field of statistics, whether you work in academia, […]

J. B. DouglasPostgraduate Awards – NSW Annual Lecture – Dinner

Date: Tuesday, 24 November 2015 Venue: Aerial UTS Function Centre (Level 7, Building 10), University of Technology, Sydney Time: 1:00pm – 5:15pm: Student Presentations 5:15pm – 5:30pm: Awards Presentation 5:30pm – 6:30pm: Annual Lecture – Professor Malcolm Hudson 6:30pm – onward: Pre-dinner drink at 6:30 and dinner from 7:00pm Please register for annual dinner using Eventbrite: https://goo.gl/ApLeFA by Monday, 16 November 2015.  Professor Malcolm […]

SEMINAR: Dr. Ryan Hafen – Purdue University – Visualisation of large complex data with Trelliscope

Date:  Wednesday, 14 October 2015 Time: 6:00pm – 6.30pm: Refreshments 6:30pm – 7.30pm: Lecture 7:45pm – onward: Dinner Venue: Carslaw Lecture Theatre 373, Level 3, Carslaw Building, University of Sydney. Dr. Ryan HafenPurdue University Visualisation of large complex data with Trelliscope Trelliscope is an R-based tool for detailed, flexible, interactive visualization of large complex data.  Trelliscope is […]

Young Statisticians Analytics Careers Q&A and Networking Evening – 1st September

The NSW branch of the Statistical Society of Australia Inc. has invited senior executives of startup companies from the financial, aerospace and consulting services industries and a young statistician working as an analyst to present at our Young Statisticians Careers & Networking Evening. Our keynote speakers will discuss various topics ranging from the methodology and […]

Samuel Mueller – Interactive and data adaptive model selection with mplot

Venue: The University of Sydney,  Carslaw Seminar Room 535, level 5, Carslaw Building  (http://www.maths.usyd.edu.au/u/About/Carslaw.html) Date: Aug 25th, 2015 Time: 6:00pm – 6.30pm: Refreshments 6:30pm – 7.30pm: Lecture 7:30pm – 8:00pm: Dinner (at a nearby restaurant)   Interactive and data adaptive model selection with mplot This talk focuses on the computational aspects of selection criteria that are based on […]

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   […]

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 […]

Prof. Aurore Delaigle – An introduction to functional data analysis

Date: Tuesday, 21 April 2015 Time: 6:00pm – 6.30pm: Refreshments, 6:30pm – 7.30pm: Lecture, 7:45pm – onwards: Dinner Venue: Room 301, Level 3, University of Technology, Sydney – Building 11, 81-115 Broadway, Ultimo NSW 2007   Prof. Aurore Delaigle University of Melbourne, Australia An introduction to functional data analysis Functional data are data that are not in the form of variables or vectors, but rather […]

Slides from Prof Thomas Lumley Talk 2015

Slides of the  H. O. Lancaster Lecture, March 2015, by Prof Thomas Lumley Data Science:  Will computer science and informatics eat our lunch? (http://www.statsoc.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Thomas-Lumley-Talk-20150310.pdf)

J.B. Douglas Award 2014

Congratulations to Francis Hui (UNSW) for being awarded the JB Douglas Award 2014, by the NSW Branch of the Statistical Society. Francis presented his work entitled “New methods for Mixture Modeling of Multi-Species Datasets in Ecology” In the picture: Francis receiving the $1000 award from branch president Scott Sisson

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