Department of Statistics
Welcome to the Department of Statistics
"Statistical thinking will one day be as necessary for efficient citizenship as the ability to read and write." H.G. Wells
The Department of Statistics is launching a lecture series in honour of Ross Ihaka's contributions to the field. The inaugural series topic is Statistical Computing in the Data Age and will run 8-29 March.
New lecturer comes full circle
14 February 2017Dr Ben Stevenson, who studied for his Bsc(Hons) and MSc in Statistics, rejoins the Department of Statistics to work alongside Associate Professor Rachel Fewster.
Students become data detectives in this year's CensusAtSchool
02 February 2017The national, online statistics project, CensusAtSchool, starts on Tuesday 7 February, 2017, and is open to all English and Māori-medium schools.
Top Medal honours for University of Auckland Science researchers
23 November 2016Internationally renowned researcher and author in human experimental psychology, Emeritus Professor Michael Corballis, has been awarded the Rutherford Medal from the Royal Society of New Zealand.
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PhD Scholarship in Modelling and Inference of a resilient vineyard ecology
05 January 2016PhD Scholarship in Modelling and Inference of a resilient vineyard ecology - Steffen Klaere: MBIE Partnership PhD
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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.
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.
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.
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