This week, the School of Mathematics and Statistics Building was renamed the Peter Hall building, in honour of the late Professor Peter Hall, an ARC Laureate Fellow and distinguished University of Melbourne theoretical statistician who died in January 2016.
ACEMS Deputy Director Kerrie Mengersen talks about her research with Queensland Cancer Council. Their study highlights the divide between city and country, where distance, economics and attitude can stand in the way of getting help sooner when it comes to cancer detection and treatment.
Virtual reality helps ACEMS researchers and the public "dry dive" the Great Barrier Reef to explore and collect data on the natural wonder. Their project was developed to help measure the aesthetic value of the reef.
Virtual reality technology can help bring a vision of the jungle to experts who help guide policy decisions. The article features ACEMS Deputy Director Kerrie Mengersen and ACEMS Principal Research Fellow Tomasz Bednarz.