Archives for June 2014

Volunteer position for statistician in Vietnam

Australian Volunteers International is looking for a volunteer willing to spend 24 months in Vietnam providing advice on survey design and statistics for the agricultural industry. A job description can be found at–agriculture.aspx  

Odds-on Brazil to win the 2014 FIFA World Cup, statisticians predict

After 36 years the FIFA World Cup competition returns to South America. And as in all previous South American FIFA World Cup events, a South American team is again expected to take home the victory — this time, the host Brazil, according to a new study carried out by statisticians. To read the whole article, […]

ISI Journal STAT – Call for Nominations for Editor-in-Chief

ISI Journal STAT – Call for Nominations for Editor-in-Chief The International Statistical Institute (ISI) invites nominations for Editor-in-Chief of the journal STAT. Launched in 2012, STAT is an innovative electronic journal for the rapid publication of novel and topical research results. The journal publishes compact articles of the highest quality in all areas of statistical research. […]

Science & Technology Australia Newsletter and Budget Update

Please click below to access the full newsletter Dear STA members and friends, Now that there has been some time to absorb the implications of the Federal Budget, and look more closely at the figures, it is time for an updated and expanded version of the STA Special Budget Night Bulletin. It is not […]

Some stats methods are like Rick Astley – best left in the 1980s

Some wise words from David Warton, Associate Professor in Ecological Statistics at UNSW, Sydney.


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