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Australia’s commitment to biosecurity makes us one of the few countries to remain free from the world’s most severe pests, weeds and diseases. But the price we pay is eternal vigilance.
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A new way of presenting Y chromosome evidence in court clarifies the sometimes misleading DNA arguments used in sexual assault cases.
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Mapping the massive network of tunnels that give miners underground access to mineral ores is an expensive and timeconsuming process, but new optimisation software, inspired by the complexity of the microchip, could save the industry millions.
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We are currently recruiting for a range of roles at the School of Mathematics and Statistics.
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In a breakthrough in our understanding of hydrodynamics, researchers have demonstrated the seemingly impossible: a ball that sinks in water with almost zero drag.
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PhD student Ada Wing Chi Yan has successfully completed the requirements of her PhD degree. Her thesis, entitled Influenza viral dynamics models to explore the roles of innate and adaptive immunity was supervised by Associate Professor James McCaw, Professor Jodie McVernon and Doctor Sophie Zaloumis. The School of Mathematics and Statistics congratulates Ada, James, Jodie and Sophie on their efforts.
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For PhD students working on a project which combines advances in a theoretical area in mathematics (including probability and statistics) with their applications in other fields including, but not limited to, biology, information technology, engineering and medicine.
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Professor Aurore Delaigle from the School of Mathematics and Statistics has received the distinguished George W. Snedecor Award from the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS).
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RPM has acquired the University of Melbourne spinoff company MineOptima, in which Prof. Hyam Rubinstein, A/Prof. Marcus Brazil and Prof. Doreen Thomas from The School of Mathematics & Statistics were significantly involved.
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Employment opportunities

This is an exciting opportunity to participate in cuttingedge research in statistical genetics. The postholder will work with Professor Balding to develop and apply new models for traits of interest.
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The School of Mathematics and Statistics is seeking to expand its expertise in mathematical statistics within the Statistics research group.
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The School of Mathematics and Statistics is seeking to expand its expertise in the area of Data Science within the Statistics research group and seeks to appoint a suitably qualified female candidate in a continuing, full time position.
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The School of Mathematics and Statistics is seeking to further enhance its expertise in pure mathematics and is interested in appointing a suitably qualified female candidate in this field. Preference may be given to candidates with affinity with geometry and topology or related areas.
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The School of Mathematics and Statistics is seeking to further enhance its expertise in topology.
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