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The Department of Statistical Sciences hosts weekly seminars where visitors and staff present their research.

All are welcome!

Venue: PD Hahn 3
Time: 13h00 – 14h00
Tea: From 12h30 in Statistical Sciences Tea Room.

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Seminars in 2016

Date Speaker Provisional Title/Topic
13 March 2017 Francesca Little, UCT

A  potpourri of time to event and longitudinal analyses

20 March 2017

Sheetal Silal, UCT

Olivier Celhay, Mahidol Oxford Research Unit

Supporting Malaria Elimination in the Asia-Pacific with mathematical modelling
27 March 2017 Jonathan Clark, Schools Development Unit, UCT Presentation on School’s Development Unit and the School’s Improvement Initiative Activities
3 April 2017 Neil Watson, UCT Decision support for performance analysis in Rugby Union: A comparison of regression-based feature selection methods
10 April 2017 Paolo Denti, UCT Pharmacometrics: nonlinear mixed-effects modelling applied to pharmacology
24 April 2017 Allan Clark, UCT Spatial occupancy models - Gibbs, VB and possibly variable selection
8 May 2017 Natasha Karenyi, UCT TBC
15 May 2017 Tertius De Wet, University of Stellenbosch TBC
22 May 2017 Melusi Mavuso, UCT Mean-Variance Hedging of Basis Risk
29 May 2017 Karl Stielau, UCT TBC
5 June 2017 David Maphisa, UCT and SANBI Hierarchical distance sampling and occupancy models to inform adaptive management of high elevation grasslands of eastern SA – 5 years bird study
12 June 2017 Miguel Lacerda, UCT TBC