Our international Master student, Jessica Savage, returned to France this month to complete her thesis.

We would like to extend a warm welcome to Dr Dionysios Raitsos from the UK.  Dr Raitsos will be here from 5th May – 17th May, visiting Associate Professor Anthony Richardson, to collaborate on the impacts of climate change on invasive projects.



Our CARM Annual Report is available on our website. If you would like one please let us know. This report is a summary of 5 years of CARM activities and achievements.




June R workshops - Introduction to R with Anthony Richardson & Dave Schoeman


Date:    Monday 29th June – Wednesday 1st July, 2015


Room: 47A - 241, Sir James Foot Building


Cost:     $250.00 per day


To Register go to http://www.smp.uq.edu.au/node/2239


For all 2015 R-Workshops:

Please go to http://www.smp.uq.edu.au/node/2240



Rohner CA, Richardson AJ, Prebble CE, Marshall AD, Bennett MB, Weeks SJ, Cliff G, Winter SP, Pierce SJ. (2015). Laser photogrammetry improves size and demographic estimates for whale sharks. PeerJ (in press)


McGrory, C.A., Pettitt, A.N., Titterington, D.M., Alston, C.L., & Kelly, M. (2015). Transdimensional Sequential Monte Carlo using Variational Bayes – SMCVB.Computational Statistics and Data Analysis. (in press)



In April Prof. You-Gan Wang visited Dr GuoChang Wang, Jinan University, School of Economics, for collaboration on applied statistics (longitudinal data analysis).


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Published 16 April, 2015