Information related to research interest "Statistics"

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Supervisors with this research interest

  • Faculty of Education and Arts

  • Institute for Learning Sciences & Teacher Education

  • Prof Michele Haynes

    Michele Haynes is professor of data analytics for education and social research in the Learning Sciences Institute Australia. She is an experienced statistician with expertise in estimation of complex models for social applications using longitudinal data from multiple sources including national panel surveys and government administrative data. Michele's research interests include improvement of statistical techniques for investigating trajectories in education and social outcomes for young individuals, identifying the drivers of change and how these vary for disadvantaged groups. Michele has influenced methodological development through various roles including Chair of the Social Statistics Section of the Statistical Society of Australia, Associate Editor for the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A (Statistics in Society), Statistical Advisor for the International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, and through the delivery of professional training in longitudinal data analysis to government personnel. Michele has attracted considerable research funding through grants including an ARC Discovery project that has developed an online survey tool for gathering data from Indigenous people to better understand their experiences and perceptions of architectural health settings, and a recently awarded ARC Linkage grant for a project to study community-based STEM professional learning for teachers of middle years. She has also led numerous projects in partnership with government agencies. Most recently, Michele has been successful with an Education Horizon grant in 2019-2020 with colleagues Joy Cumming, Melanie Spallek and Yoon-Suk Hwang, for a project on "Factors that impact on long-term achievement and retention for students with ASD in Queensland government schools: Evidence from administrative data."

    Phone : 0738616168 (Brisbane) Email : Michele.Haynes@acu.edu.au

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  • Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research

  • Prof Ester Cerin

    Professor Ester Cerin is a health psychologist and statistician. Her research interests focus on environmental and psychosocial determinants of lifestyle behaviours (physical activity and diet) and health across the lifespan.

    Professor Cerin is a member of the Executive Committees, the chief analyst and one of the main investigators of two multi-country studies on environmental correlates of physical activity and obesity in adults and adolescents (IPEN Adult and Adolescent studies) funded by the National Institutes of Health (USA). She holds an ARC Future Fellowship on urban design and active ageing and is a Chief Investigator on an NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Cognitive Health. She leads the Institutea??s research program on the neighbourhood built environment, physical activity and cognitive health. She is a Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.

    Phone : 8260 (Melbourne) Email : Ester.Cerin@acu.edu.au

  • Nat School of Allied Health

  • Dr Michael Steele

    Mike obtained his PhD titled 'The power of categorical goodness-of-fit test statistics' from Griffith University. He has over 30 Scopus publications mainly in the health and medicine area. Prior to joining ACU he was the Head of the Mathematics Department at Universiti Brunei Darassalam. He has worked in the health and medicine faculty at Bond University where he was actively involved in statistical consulting for project linked to Queensland Health with many of these in emergency medicine. He has also lectured statistics and mathematics at James Cook University and Griffith University.

    Phone : 07 3861 6090 (Brisbane) Email : Michael.Steele@acu.edu.au

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