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Seminar Quantifying the impact of prevention using multistate lifetable simulation models


Prof. Tony Blakely
26th September 2019
Ella Latham Theatre
50 Flemington Road Parkville @ Royal Children's Hospital
Parkville 3052

Professor Tony Blakely is an epidemiologist and public health medicine specialist who also strays into economics and big data. Since completing his PhD in 2001, he has been focusing on...

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Anurika and Myra graduate

Congratulations to ViCBiostat PhD students Dr Anurika De Silva and Dr Myra McGuiness who graduated this week. Anurika’s PhD evaluated multiple imputation methods for missing data in longitudinal cohorts and Myra’s PhD investigated statistical methods to quantify risk factors for age-related macular degeneration in the presence of survival bias.
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Sabine Braat invited to speak at national event on research quality

Sabine Braat has been invited to speak at national event on research quality
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John Carlin elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health & Medical Sciences

Congratulations to Professor John Carlin - an outstanding leader in the discipline of Biostatistics.
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Teasing apart complex causal systems with novel statistical methods

Margarita Moreno-Betancur and John Carlin recently published a paper in the journal Epidemiology that provides critical insights on methods for causal mediation analysis, which is the statistical analysis of pathways to disease and other outcomes.
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Biostatistics Bonanza!

The SSA Biostatistics and Victorian branch are excited to announce that they are hosting a "biostatistics bonanza" in August.
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Congratulations to Dr Sam Brilleman

Our congratulations to Sam for officially being awarded a Doctor of Philosophy on 4th July 2018.
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Joanne McKenzie wins NHMRC Research Excellence Award

Dr Joanne McKenzie from ViCBiostat at Monash University has recently been awarded the top-ranked career development fellowship from the NHMRC.
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David Price contributes to ABC fact check

Dr David Price provided expert opinion on misinformation about the efficacy of the flu vaccine on the ABC fact check.
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NHMRC Career Development Fellowship for Jo McKenzie

Congratulations to Dr Jo McKenzie who was recently awarded an NHMRC Career Development Fellowship, commencing in 2018. She will continue to undertake methodological research in meta-analysis and...

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