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Data Analysis Australia is committed to keeping the community informed about mathematics and statistics. Our newsletters help keep us in contact with our wide range of clients and colleagues and provide useful information on our unique approach to using statistical analysis in a variety of applications.

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Current Newsletter

December 2017

With several staff having attended statistical conferences to learn about the latest developments in the field, our December newsletter has a focus on innovations in the field of statistics – what drives statisticians’ innovative approaches and ideas, both in the past and in current times.  Find out from our main article how a need for actionable solutions to real problems drives statistical innovation and learn about exemplary historical figures that demonstrated this.  Graeme Ward, Graduate Statistician, shares fascinating applications of statistics in the world of sports that were presented at the MathSport International Conference.  We welcome our newest members of staff, Kim Carter and Fabian D’Agnone, and meet Brett Andrijich, who joined us in September, in our staff profile.


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Previous Newsletter

October 2017

Our October newsletter explores the challenges and opportunities associated with the statistical analysis in ecological studies and environmental science.  On the front page, we look into using statistics to estimate species richness and abundance as part of biodiversity surveys.  The case study examines the application of stable isotope analysis to model fish diets and multivariate analysis to assess the impact of diamond mining on aquatic fauna biodiversity in the streams of the Lake Argyle catchment in the northeast of Western Australia.


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