Professor Chris Wild

BSc, MSc (Hons I) Auckland, PhD (U. Waterloo, Canada, 1979)

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Biography

Chris Wild did his first degrees at Auckland followed by a PhD at the University of Waterloo in Canada before joining the then Statistics Unit of the Department of Mathematics in 1979.

He was Head of Auckland's Department of Statistics 2003-2007 and co-led the University of Auckland's first-year statistics teaching team to a national Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award in 2003.

Research | Current

Currently, his main research interests are in developing methods for modelling response-selective data (e.g. case-control studies) and missing data problems, and in statistics education with particular emphasis on visualisation, software for data analysis and conceptual dcevelpment, statistical thinking and reasoning processes.

Keynote/Plenary addresses include:

  •  2013 US Conference on Teaching Statistics, Raleigh, North Carolina (May)
  •  2012 The Belz Lecture (Annual Public Lecture of the Stat. Soc. of Austr. Victorian Branch & U. Melbourne)
  • 2012 The Priestman Memorial Lectures (Annual Public Lecture series of the U. of New Brunswick)
  • 2011 Canadian Mathematical Society, Toronto
  • 2010 Australian Statistical Conference, Perth
  • 2010 Royal Statistical Society Read Paper, RSS, London
  • 2009 Statistical Society of Canada, Vancouver
  • 2009 US Conference on Teaching Statistics, Columbus Ohio
  • 2009 6th Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking and Literacy, Brisbane
  • 2006 7th International Conference on the Teaching of Statistics, Salvador Brazil
  • 2005 4th Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking and Literacy, Auckland
  • 2004 Royal Statistical Society, Manchester UK
  • 2003 Interamerican Statistical Institute, Rio de Janeiro

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SCIENCE CENTRE - MATHPHYSIC - Bldg 303
Level 3, Room 323
38 PRINCES ST
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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