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CRM > English > Activities > Curs 2018-2019 > Bayesian Priors: Theory and Application by Kerrie Mengersen
Bayesian Priors: Theory and Application by Kerrie Mengersen
General information

Date: December 13th, 2018, at 12:00

Location: room A2, Centre de Recerca Matemàtica

Bayesian Priors: Theory and Application

 

Kerrie Mengersen

Distinguished professor at Queensland University of Technology Brisbane, her research cuts across a broad spectrum of statistical practice. She is primarily known for her work in Bayesian statistics and meta-analysis and has worked in applications of statistics in medicine and environmental science. In 2016, she was the first woman to be awarded the Statistical Society of Australia's Pitman Medal, which recognises outstanding achievement in the statistics discipline. She has contributed to Australian biosecurity efforts and in October 2015 her research in building virtual habitats was highlighted on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. She is also a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.

 

 

Contact information 

 For further information and inquiries about the seminar please contact Ms. Alba Tomàs at atomas@crm.cat.