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Are you/do you know a young statistician or data scientist from the ACT + regional NSW interested in presenting their research and winning some $$$?

  • 27 May 2020 8:30 AM
    Message # 8994159
    Francis Hui (Administrator)

    Then luckily for you, SSA Canberra has extended nominations for the 2020 Dennis Trewin prize until 19th June!

    The Dennis Trewin prize, named after the former Australian Statistician Dennis Trewin, seeks to award young statisticians from the ACT and regional areas of NSW outside Newcastle-Sydney-Wollongong for outstanding research in the fields of statistics and data science. It is open to postgraduate students in their final year of study, or who have graduated in the last 12 months.

    If you are interested in applying, please submit an abstract of your research work to by 19th June.  You will also need to demonstrate that you are undertaking/undertook a research degree from a university with a campus in the ACT or in a regional area of NSW outside Newcastle-Sydney-Wollongong.

    Applicants who are shortlisted will be invited to record a 15-20 minute talk on their research. The winner of the Dennis Trewin prize will receive a $1,000 cash prize + invitation to present their research as part of SSA Canberra's branch meeting in October. Dinner will also be provided, along with travel + one night's accommodation costs if the winner cannot travel from their current address and return on the day of the meeting. 

    If you have any further questions regarding the nature/format/scope of the prize, please contact


    SSA Canberra Council DT prize committee

    Last modified: 27 May 2020 8:31 AM | Francis Hui (Administrator)
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