Statistics
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Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Current and forthcoming news and events


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PhD opportunity: Adélie penguin population ecology in the Ross Sea

Adelie penguins are considered an indicator species of ecosystem function

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Impact of tourism on whales and dolphins

Research led by University of Otago scientists, including John Harraway, has provided evidence that whale and dolphin watching activities can have detrimental effects on the populations they target

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John Holmes, exceptional PhD thesis

Congratulations to John for having his PhD thesis "Modelling strategies to improve genetic evaluation for the New Zealand sheep industry" added to the Division of Sciences' List of Exceptional Doctoral Theses.

John's work involved assessing the accuracy of animal comparisons (that are required for selective mating practices) when genomic data is incorporated.

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» Seminars

There are no seminars planned in the immediate future. Please check back later.

» Conferences/Workshops

SEEM2017, first announcement

The next Statistics in Ecology and Environmental Monitoring (SEEM) meeting will take place in Queenstown, 6-8 December 2017.
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SWOPS Workshops

“Statistics Workshops for Postgraduates and Staff”
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Job Vacancies in the Department

There are no vacancies at present