Te Tari Pāngarau me te Tatauranga
Department of Mathematics & Statistics


Research strengths of the Statistics group are:

Research group: Statistical applications

  • Analysis of factors affecting completion of undergraduate degrees. Analysis of retention rates for Pākehā and Maori students. Estimation of shellfish abundance. Software for estimating species-richness. Analysis of milk powder constituents. Detecting counterfeit medicine (Austina Clark).
  • Analysis of iron levels in infants. Modelling the profiles of women who consumed alcohol during pregnancy. Multivariate analysis of trace-element data in food. Modelling student attitudes to sustainability. Modelling dolphin-tourist interactions (John Harraway).