Professor Andrew ROBINSON


School of Mathematics and Statistics

Research Interests

  • Model Validation
  • Mixed-Effects Models
  • Forest Biometrics
  • Environmental and Ecological Statistics
  • Sampling Theory
  • Applied statistics

Research Groups

Recent Publications

  • AM Marshall, TE Link, A. Robinson, JT Abatzoglou. Higher Snowfall Intensity is Associated with Reduced Impacts of Warming Upon Winter Snow Ablation. Geophysical Research Letters, 47, 2020. doi: 10.1029/2019GL086409.

  • Stephen E Lane, Tracey Hollings, Keith R Hayes, Felicity R McEnnulty, Mark Green, Eugene Georgiades, A. Robinson. Risk factors for fouling biomass: evidence from small vessels in Australia.. Biofouling, 1032-1045, 2019. doi: 10.1080/08927014.2018.1536202.

  • TM Macdonald, L Hui, A. Robinson, KM Dane, AL Middleton, S Tong, SP Walker. Cerebral–placental–uterine ratio as novel predictor of late fetal growth restriction: prospective cohort study. Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 54, 367-375, 2019. doi: 10.1002/uog.20150.

  • G. Decrouez, A. Robinson. Bias-Corrected Estimation in Continuous Sampling Plans. Risk Analysis, 38, 177-193, 2018. doi: 10.1111/risa.12811.

  • Tracey Hollings, Mark Burgman, Mary van Andel, Marius Gilbert, A. Robinson. How do you find the green sheep? A critical review of the use of remotely sensed imagery to detect and count animals. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 9, 881-892, 2018. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12973.

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Current Postgraduate Supervision

Name Thesis title
Thiripura Sivapalan VINO

Past Postgraduate Supervision

Name Thesis title
Farshid JAMSHIDI "Problems in nonparametric curve estimation"
Natalie KARAVARSAMIS "Methods for estimating occupancy"
Stephen LANE "Non-parametric estimation and prediction of tree size class distributions."
David LAZARIDIS "L\(q\)-Norm Shrinkage Regression"

Past MSc Students

Name Project title
Hannah CAPES
Stephen LANE "Generalized Estimating Equations for Pedigree Analysis"
David LAZARIDIS "Shrinkage Regression"
Peixin YUAN

Recent Grant History

Year(s) Source Type Title
2011 - 2013 ARC Discovery New models for effective surveillance
2009 - 2013 ARC Discovery Inverse and related problems in statistics


  • Director of CEBRA