School of Biological Sciences
School of Biological Sciences Seminar: The secrets of infidelity and long life (Seminars, Biological Sciences, Environment, Biodiversity and Biosecurity) Event as iCalendar
27 February 2017, 1 - 2pmAssociate Professor Shinichi Nakagawa from the Evolution & Ecology Research Centre at the University of New South Wales, Australia, presents a two-part talk on infidelity and long life in sparrows.
One of the world's most complex shipwrecks: MV Rena – ecotoxicity, environmental recovery and mauri (Science Event Tags, Biodiversity and Biosecurity, Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Coastal and Marine Science, Environment, Marine Science, Seminars) Event as iCalendar
06 March 2017, 1 - 2pmIn this seminar, Professor Chris Battershill of the Environmental Research Institute and the University of Waikato describes the impact of the MV Rena pollution on the coastal environment.
Ihaka lectures 2017: Expressing yourself with R (Science Event Tags, Conferences, Lectures, Seminars, Department of Statistics) Event as iCalendar
08 March 2017Launching our 2017 Ihaka Lecture Series, Hadley Wickham will discuss R as a language, a medium of communication between you and the computer, and you and other programmers.
Exposing the unique microbial biogeography of terrestrial Antarctica (Biodiversity and Biosecurity, Biological Sciences, Coastal and Marine Science, Computer Science, Environment, Marine Science, Seminars) Event as iCalendar
13 March 2017, 1 - 2pmIn this seminar, Dr Charles K Lee from the International Centre for Terrestrial Antarctic Research at the University of Waikato discusses the diversity and interconnectivity of Antarctic ecosystems.
Ihaka lectures 2017: R and data journalism in New Zealand (Science Event Tags, Conferences, Lectures, Seminars, Department of Statistics) Event as iCalendar
15 March 2017, 6pmIn the second of the Ihaka Lecture Series, Harkanwal Singh, Data Editor at the New Zealand Herald, discusses the challenges of attempting to practise statistical thinking in a narrative-driven field, and how visualisation has helped to explain the value of data in the newsrooms.
Inhibition and the control of locomotion (Biodiversity and Biosecurity, Biological Sciences, Clinics, Exercise Sciences, Seminars, Sport Science) Event as iCalendar
20 March 2017, 1 - 2pmProfessor Martyn Goulding from the Salk Institute for Biological Sciences in the US presents recent research on the cellular composition of the inhibitory circuits that are essential for limbed locomotion.
Ihaka lectures 2017: Interactive visualisation and fast computation of the solution path for convex clustering and biclustering (Science Event Tags, Lectures, Seminars, Department of Statistics, Conferences) Event as iCalendar
22 March 2017, 6pmIn the third in the Ihaka Lecture Series, Dr Genevera Allen, Dobelman Family Junior Chair and Assistant Professor at Rice University, presents new fast algorithms to dynamically and interactively explore clustering solutions. These R+shiny tools will be demonstrated on examples from text mining and cancer genomics.
Ihaka lectures 2017: Statistical computing in a (more) static environment (Science Event Tags, Conferences, Lectures, Seminars, Department of Statistics) Event as iCalendar
29 March 2017, 6pmIn the final lecture in the 2017 Ihaka lecture series Associate Professor Ross Ihaka (Department of Statistics, University of Auckland) will discuss at some of the problems associated with implementing a more static statistical computing environment.
10th IASC Asian Conference on Statistical Computing Event as iCalendar
11 December 2017 - 14 December 2017It is our great pleasure to invite you to Auckland to attend the 10th Conference of the IASC (2017 IASC-ARS/NZSA) to be hosted by the Department of Statistics, the University of Auckland in December 2017.