My research focuses on the use of innovative modelling and simulation methodologies for solving important problems in biology and physiology. A particular focus is on variability and heterogeneity. I have had a long and varied academic life. Academic highlights include
Federation Fellow of the ARC: 2004-2008.
Shared position between Oxford University and QUT: 2007-2015
ACEMS Deputy Director Kerrie Mengersen is leading a team of researchers to try to save the jaguar population in Peru. Her project combines the use of statistics, mathematics, and virtual reality technology to help leaders make informed decisions about the threatened species, and the land it depends on.
Everybody is different, and every body is different. Significant variability is a common feature of all of the physiological systems that compose the function of the human body, and understanding this variability is critical to explaining differences in susceptibility to pathological conditions, and also to explaining how medical treatments can potentially succeed or fail even when applied to treat the same condition.
Prizes, awards and special recognition
Crawford Miller Oxford/Australia visiting fellowship to St Cross College, Oxford was awarded to Kevin Burrage. Awarded from the St Cross College, Oxford University.