Director - Statistical Consulting Centre / Statistical Consultant - Statistical Consulting Centre

School of Mathematics and Statistics

  • Room: SCC, 139 Barry Street
  • Building: 139 Barry Street
  • Campus: Parkville

Research Interests

  • Applied statistics

Research Groups

Recent Publications

  • A Timmi, G Coates, K Fortin, D Ackland, AL Bryant, I. Gordon, P Pivonka. Accuracy of a novel marker tracking approach based on the low-cost Microsoft Kinect v2 sensor. Medical Engineering and Physics, 63-69, 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2018.04.020.

  • Jane Pirkis, Dianne Currier, John Carlin, Louisa Degenhardt, Shyamali C Dharmage, Billie Giles-Corti, I. Gordon, Lyle C Gurrin, Jane S Hocking, Anne Kavanagh, Louise Keogh, Rachel Koelmeyer, Anthony D LaMontagne, George Patton, Lena Sanci, Matthew J Spittal, Marisa Schlichthorst, David Studdert, Joanne Williams, Dallas R English. Cohort Profile: Ten to Men ( the Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health). International Journal of Epidemiology, 46, 793-+, 2017. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyw055.

  • Lara Edbrooke, Sanchia Aranda, Catherine L Granger, Christine F McDonald, Mei Krishnasamy, Linda Mileshkin, Louis Irving, Sabine Braat, Ross A Clark, I. Gordon, Linda Denehy. Benefits of home-based multidisciplinary exercise and supportive care in inoperable non-small cell lung cancer - protocol for a phase II randomised controlled trial. BMC Cancer, 17, 663 (12pp), 2017. doi: 10.1186/s12885-017-3651-4.

  • N. Davis, I. Gordon, Graeme Coulson. The influence of evolutionary history and body size on partitioning of habitat resources by mammalian herbivores in south-eastern Australia. Australian Journal of Zoology, 65, 226-239, 2017. doi: 10.1071/ZO16075.

  • Matthew J Spittal, John B Carlin, Dianne Currier, Marnie Downes, Dallas R English, I. Gordon, Jane Pirkis, Lyle Gurrin. The Australian longitudinal study on male health sampling design and survey weighting: implications for analysis and interpretation of clustered data. BMC Public Health, 16, 15-22, 2016. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3699-0.

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Current Postgraduate Supervision

Name Thesis title

Past Postgraduate Supervision

Name Thesis title
Adrian BEAUMONT "Transforms and Truncations of Time Series"
Christine CAMPBELL
Sandy CLARKE "Some problems in the analysis of high-dimensional data"
Eugene DUFF "The detection and characterisation of complex spatio-temporal patterns of brain dynamics using fMRI, with an application to a study of motor learning."

Current MSc Students

Name Project title
Zhixia LIN
Fankai ZHOU

Recent Grant History

Year(s) Source Type Title
2010 - 2012 ARC Linkage Statistical literacy in the education workplace: Barriers and enablers for school personnel making data-drive decisions.
2007 - 2009 ARC Discovery 3D analysis of facial features for proof of identity across Australia's ethnically diverse population


  • SSC Director


  • Research and Industry Committee
  • Strategic Planning Committee