Past Events

ACEMS Postdoc Workshop

Date: 2017-03-20 12:00

As discussed at the ACEMS Retreat last year, a workshop for ACEMS Postdoctoral Researchers and Research Associates in ACEMS will be held at the University of Queensland on 20-22 March 2017. The aims of the workshop are as follows: To provide a forum for exchange of research To encourage networking and potential research collaboration between ACEMS members To inform about, ...

Introduction to the Tidyverse

Date: 2017-03-13 10:00

When: 13 March, 10 am to 4 pm Where: Microsoft Innovation Centre, Level 28, 400 George Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000 Presenter: Miles McBain, ACEMS at QUT This is the first of a 2 part R workshop series that teaches data wrangling and visualisation from the perspective of tidy data and and the Tidyverse. You will learn how the tools of ...

Multilevel Bayesian Modelling of Time-to-Serve in Professional Tennis

Date: 2017-03-01 14:00

ACEMS & QUT Institute for Future Environments Guest Lecture WHEN: Wednesday, 1 March, 2 pm - 3 pm WHERE: QUT Gardens Point Campus, Room P419, Level 4, P Block OVERVIEW: This presentation will provide an overview of the state of tennis analysis, and a summary of the major results and the opportunities for future work given the availability of point-by-point ...

ACEMS Conference to Honour Peter Hall

Date: 2016-12-10

On 9 January 2016, in Melbourne, ACEMS lost its inaugural Director, Professor Peter Hall. It is not overstating things to say that Peter was one of the greatest statisticians in the world. Peter spent the last 10 years of his career at The University of Melbourne, most recently as an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow. To acknowledge the massive contribution ...

"Doing Maths Like a Research Mathematician" Teacher Training Sessions

Date: 2016-11-23

We are looking for teachers to attend a training workshop to become 'Doing Maths like a Research Mathematician' (DMLARM) session leaders, with a view to them offering DMLARM sessions in their local area. DMLARM is an event aimed at secondary students and their teachers. Students and their teachers are given problems to work on, with the aim being to create ...

"What you need to know about big data and what big data needs to know about you"- Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)

Date: 2016-10-31

Data is everywhere and can be obtained from many different sources. Digital data can be obtained from social media, images, audio recordings and sensors, and electronic data is quite often available as real-time data streams. Many of these datasets have the potential to provide solutions to important problems, and advice in making decisions in health, science, sociology, engineering, business, information ...

Introduction to Inverse Problems in Applied Statistics

Date: 2016-10-28 09:00

Where: University of Technology Sydney - School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences When: Friday 28 October, 2016: 9 am to 1 pm About the Workshop The focus of this workshop is on processes that can only be studied indirectly, such as remote sensing in environmental science or geophysics, electrical tomography in industrial process modelling or positron emission tomography in medical ...

ACEMS/AMSI Workshop on Measuring Research Engagement and Impact in the Mathematical Sciences

Date: 2016-09-28 10:00

WHEN: Wednesday, 28 September 2016: 10 am - 4 pm WHERE: ACE Room at AMSI, The University of Melbourne NOTE: Afternoon panel session (1:30 pm - 3 pm) will be broadcast over AMSI's ACE Network, to accommodate those who cannot attend the workshop SPEAKERS:  Prof Peter Taylor (discussion leader): ACEMS Director; Australian Laureate Fellow; The University of Melbourne Ms Leanne Harvey: Acting ...

A Taste of Mathematical & Computational Immunology

Date: 2016-09-02 15:00

Speaker: Grant Lythe, University of Leeds, School of Mathematics When: Friday, 2 September, 3-4 pm Where: Queensland University of Technology, Gardens Point Campus, E207 More than 1011 T cells circulate through a human body, using T-cell receptors (TCRs) to probe the surfaces of antigen-presenting cells they come into contact with. Any one T cell expresses only one type of TCR on its ...

Spot the Bull S...cience

Date: 2016-08-21 15:30

When: Sunday 21 August 2016, 3:30 pm Where: Syndey Powerhouse Museum What do the moon landings, global warming and vaccination all have in common? They’re conspiracies perpetuated by scientists, right? WRONG! To celebrate National Science Week, and to demonstrate just how hard it is to get scientists to believe BS (bad science), The Science Nation is holding a contest of intelligence, interrogation and intimidation ...