Research strengths of the Statistics group are:
- Bayesian inference
- Point patterns and processes
- Quantitative Genetics
- Statistical applications
- Statistical ecology
- Statistics education
- Stochastic processes
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).