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Webinar Series: Estimating energy allocation between somatic and gonadic growth

Updated on 2021-11-01

Dr Hideyasu Shimadzu from Loughborough University, UK will speak on the nature of the challenges associated with quantifying the growth patterns and energy allocation strategies of living organisms and the interactions with broader biological communities in which they reside. For more information about this webinar please visit here.

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Webinar Series: Assessing the impact of deprivation and ethnicity on COVID burden in England

Updated on 2021-09-26

Dr. Tullia Padellini from Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London will speak on how the ethnically diverse and deprived communities have been differentially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK by assessing three different metrics of COVID-19 burden (test positivity, prevalence and vaccination rates). For more information about this webinar please visit here.

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Webinar Series: Characterisation of the probability and information entropy of a process with an increasing sample space of different functional forms, with applications to (1) the Broad Money Supply and (2) Hyperinflation

Updated on 2021-09-01

Laurence Francis Lacey, Director of Lacey Solutions Ltd, will speak on the application of different functional forms of the expansion of the sample space with time in expansion of the broad money supply of US$ over the period 2001 to 2019. For more information about this webinar please visit here.

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Webinar Series: Condition based maintenance - a guideline for choosing between repair and replacement

Updated on 2021-03-15

Dr. Elham Mosayebi Omshi from the Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Allameh Tabataba’i University will speak on an adapted maintenance modeling framework for modeling the maintenance cost of a system. For more information about this webinar please visit here.

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Webinar Series: Efficient Conversion Probability Estimator for Display Advertising

Updated on 2021-01-28

Dr. Abdollah Safari from faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Colombia will speak on methods to estimate the conversion probability of an advertisement to quantify the value of an ad. For more information about this webinar please visit here.

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Webinar Series: Introductory data science, a fresh look

Updated on 2021-01-28

Dr. Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel from the School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh; Department of Statistical Science, Duke University; and RStudio will speak on a fresh approach to teaching data science at the introductory level and will introduce the design philosophy behind the curriculum as well as provide directions in assessment in this online teaching era. For more information about this webinar please visit here.

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Webinar Series: An introduction to the tidymodels package

Updated on 2021-01-08

Bruna Wundervald from the School of Mathematics, National University of Ireland, Maynooth will introduce tidymodels packages, and how they can be used for the pre-processing of data, and training and validation of machine learning models. For more information about this webinar please visit here.

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Webinar Series: Confirmed Speakers for the New Year

Updated on 2020-12-15

Our confirmed speakers for the January, February and March 2021 Young ISA webinar series are as follows:

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Webinar Series: Clustering Big Data with Mixed Features

Updated on 2020-12-02

Joshua Tobin from the School of Computer Science & Statistics, Trinity College Dublin, will introduce a new clustering method for large mixed attribute datasets which adapts and extends the popular peak-finding technique. The algorithm presented is competent at deciding the correct number of clusters and executes with subquadratic complexity. For more information about this webinar please click here.

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Webinar Series: Global Short-Term Forecasting of Covid-19 Cases

Updated on 2020-10-29

Dr. Thiago de Paula Oliveira from the Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh will speak on a new modelling framework of COVID-19 to forecast the number of cases, study the effects of covariates (such as lockdown policies), and generate forecasts for smaller regions within countries and up to six days ahead. For more information about this webinar please click here.

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Twitter Poster Conference (#YISAPoster2020)

Updated on 2020-05-21

The #YISAPoster2020 Twitter Conference will be held entirely online over Twitter and aims to provide an opportunity for Statistician and Data Scientist around the world to meet online, share thier research and engage in scientific debate. For more information on how to join the #YISAPoster2020 event please visit here.


Inaugural Young-ISA Meeting

Updated on 2019-09-01

This inaugural event will gather together early career statisticians from across Ireland for a series of talks on career development in academia and industry. Keynote talks will be given by established professionals in both fields with the remainder of the two sessions devoted to showcasing some of the research projects conducted in universities across Ireland by postgraduate and post-doctoral researchers.

Invited Speakers:
Dr. Norma Bargary, Lecturer in Statistics, University of Limerick.
Dr. Aidan Boland, Senior Data Scientist, Edge by Ascential.

The event is free of charge to attend and is open to all early career statisticians (including postgraduate and PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and lecturers) and all ISA members.

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