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UCT Stats Postgrads Scoop Top 3 Prizes in National Competition

Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 SASA Postgraduate Competition and their supervisors, all from UCT Stats!

Winners First Prize:
Darren Williams
(Supervisor: A/Prof Sugnet Lubbe)
Common Components to Construct Biplots for Three-Mode Data
Winners Second Prize:
Opeoluwa Oyedele
(Supervisor: A/Prof Sugnet Lubbe)
The Construction of a Partial Least Squares Biplot
Winners Third Prize: Tinashe Chatora
(Supervisors: Dr Freedom Gumedze, A/Prof Francesca Little, Prof Linda Haines)
Detection and Accommodation of Outliers in Poisson Regression Models

Other prize winners at UCT this year

SASA Honours paper competition

  • Etienne Pienaar 1st prize
  • Jonathan van Schalkwyk 3rd prize

International Biometrics Conference

  • Lucy Campbell won the prize to be the African student to be sponsored to attend the IBC conference in Japan