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John Carlin wins 2016 DeGroot Prize

The International Society for Bayesian Analysis presented the 2016 DeGroot Prize to the authors of the book Bayesian Data Analysis (Third Edition).
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Julie Simpson wins 2016 Eureka Prize

Congratulations to Chief Investigator Julie Simpson for winning the 2016 Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre Eureka Prize for Infectious Diseases Research on 31 August.
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Jess wins Medicine Early Career Researcher Award

Jess Kasza has been awarded a Monash Faculty of Medicine Early Career Researcher Award for best publication.
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Visiting fellowship for Dr Serigne Lo

Our visiting fellowship is proving to be very popular again this year.  Two fellowships have been awarded and we look forward to meeting and working with both applicants.  See article...

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ViCBiostat delivers short course in Bangkok

Assoc/Prof. Julie Simpson and Dr Sophie Zaloumis recently delivered a ViCBiostat short course in Bangkok, Thailand.
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ViCBiostat researchers publish a series of educational articles on modern biostatistical methods for clinicians

Led by Rory Wolfe, Professor of Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, several members of the ViCBiostat team have contributed to a series of articles that provide accessible expositions and reviews of a number of important modern biostatistical methods.
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Best presentation award for Andrew Forbes

Andrew Forbes received the award for best presentation at the First International Conference on Stepped Wedge Trial Design held on March 10 2016 at the University of York, UK.
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NHMRC grant success for ViCBiostat CIs

Congratulations to Julie Simpson (CIA project grant, Senior Research Fellowship), Andrew Forbes (CIA project grant) and Kate Lee (CIA project grant) who were all awarded as principal investigators methodology project grants.
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Jess wins "Best Free Paper" prize at ACTA 2015 Symposium

Jessica Kasza won the "Best Free Paper" prize at the recent ACTA 2015 Clinical Trials Symposium, held in Sydney from 7-10 October. The $1000 prize was for a talk entitled "Missing outcomes due to death: survivor average causal effects". Congratulations Jess.
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Congratulations Cattram

Cattram Nguyen is pictured here with ViCBiostat supervisors, Prof John Carlin and Dr Katherine Lee at her recent PhD graduation at Melbourne University. Some of Cattram's colleagues also went along to help her celebrate this wonderful achievement.
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