News & Notices

Prestigious award for Hadley Wickham

  Kiwi Hadley Wickham has won a prestigious international statistics award for his outstanding contributions to the profession.             https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12254723&fbclid=IwAR2cyyunqObCFpyKSzztjg_fD3wA3Yj9vPA4WFLHXQ94_6SLNRIIzNAvg44  … Read More

Mirzakhani Hui

You are invited to attend this year’s Mirzakhani Hui (named for Maryam Mirzakhani), a local conference for women in the lower North Island from Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, Modelling and Computer Science that is now going into its third year. It is to be held at Tatum Park on November… Read More

Obituary – Ken Russell

Ken Russell (ex Victoria University of Wellington) passed away peacefully in Wollongong on 16 July after suffering from cancer, in his 69th year. Ken is survived by his wife Janet, and brothers Colin and Ian. His funeral will be held on Tuesday 23rd July at 2pm, at St Mark’s Anglican Church, 433… Read More

Data Science curriculum frameworks for schools

INVITATION TO COMMENT on draft, BY 31 MAY 2019 The International Data Science for Schools Project (IDSSP) is an international collaborative activity to develop a curriculum framework for pre-calculus introductory course in Data Science for the last two years of high school, and to develop a parallel framework to teach… Read More

Scam Emails

There have been emails circulating which have not been sent out by the NZ Statistical Association. : “Thank you very much for your participation in our study. In connection with the study, we distributed five mobile phones and it is with great pleasure that we can inform you… Read More

NZ Statistical Association Conference 2019

We are delighted to announce the upcoming New Zealand Statistical Association Conference (NZSA2019), hosted by the University of Otago at our Dunedin campus and taking place during Otago’s 150th anniversary year. The main conference activities will take place from Tuesday, 26th November to Thursday 28th November, with an evening… Read More

Wellington Statistics Group

Professor Estate Khmaladze, Victoria University of Wellington What can we say about linear regression? Extension to general parametric regression. 28 February 2019 Room 350, Cotton Building, Victoria University of Wellington  … Read More

Women in Data Science Conference

The Global WiDS Conference aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and to support women in the field. WiDS Wellington is an independent event organised by Victoria University of Wellington to coincide with the annual Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference held at Stanford University… Read More