NSW Branch July meeting with Dr Martin Bliemel

The NSW Branch July meeting hosted a presentation from Dr Martin Bliemel, who is the Director of the Diploma in Innovation and a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Transdisciplinary Innovation at UTS. Martin’s presentation focused on the question of what it is that makes a university an “entrepreneurial university”. Although there are some clear […]

Vic Branch event: Statistics and Sport

On July 10, about 150 statisticians / data scientists braved a typically cold Melbourne winter morning to hear Hassan Kamel of Crypton Capital and Darren O’Shaughnessy of the Hawthorn Football Club speak about the intersection of statistics (and data science more broadly) and sport. This event was held jointly with Data Science Melbourne, with the […]

The Annual General Meetings of The Statistical Society of Australia – 29 August 2018

NOTICE The Annual General Meetings of The Statistical Society of Australia Inc. and The Australian Statistical Publishing Association Inc. will be held on Wednesday 29 August 2018 at 12:30pm at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The agenda is available here.    

JSM invitation to submit proposals for invited sessions on topics of your choice

The program chair for the 2019 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) in Denver, Colorado—to be held July 27 – August 1, 2019 – recently contacted the SSA with an invitation to all our members to participate in a competition for an invited session for these meetings: As program chair for the 2019 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) […]

Calling all photographers! SSA Photography Competition Launched!

The Statistical Society of Australia is launching its first ever photography competition! If you are a keen hobby-photographer, read on! Up to $1000.00 in prize money could be waiting just for you! Statistics is a highly interdisciplinary field. Research in statistics finds applicability in virtually all scientific fields and statisticians can be found in a […]

Calling all photographers! SSA Photography Competition Launched!

The Statistical Society of Australia is launching its first ever photography competition! If you are a keen hobby-photographer, read on! Up to $1000.00 in prize money could be waiting just for you! Statistics is a highly interdisciplinary field. Research in statistics finds applicability in virtually all scientific fields and statisticians can be found in a […]

ISCB ASC 2018: Program now available!

  Joint International Society for Clinical Biostatistics (ISCB) and Australian Statistical Conference (ASC) 2018 26-30 August 2018, Melbourne, Australia   The program is now available for ISCB ASC 2018. See here for details of all of the contributed talks, as well as the timing of the keynote and invited speakers. This year’s conference promises to […]

Joshua Bon: Recipient of the 2018 Golden Jubilee Travel Grant

In May 2018, I was lucky enough to travel to the USA with generous support from the Statistical Society of Australia’s Golden Jubilee Travel Grant. I attended three excellent statistical meetings, ate far too much fried chicken, and was greeted with generous hospitality from both organisers and delegates (for which I am very thankful).   […]

South Australian Branch June Meeting – Teaching Statistics to Undergraduates

The June meeting of the SA Branch attracted a large audience (a full house!) on a cold Adelaide Winter night. It was a delight to have Mary Barnes share her rich knowledge and experience, and her rather humorous presenting style provided a highly engaging talk on a somewhat “daunting” topic. Mary is a biostatistics lecturer […]

R-Ladies chapters popping up around Australia

The R-Ladies movement continues to grow in Australia with R-Ladies Sydney lightning talks launch event the latest R-Ladies launch. R-Ladies is a global movement of chapters of R-users who aim to promote a culture of diversity and address the underrepresentation of minority genders through building a strong network of peers, role models, and mentors. R-Ladies […]

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