Welcome to the website for the Australasian Region of the International Biometric Society.
Our main activity is our regional biennial conference, which is on right now! Many members and overseas visitors, including IBS President John Hinde and keynote speakers, are currently in Hobart, Tasmania, for the Biometrics by the Harbour conference from Sunday 29th November to Thursday 3rd December 2015! See the conference booklet out now and click on the conferences picture to the left for more details. And some photos are already up!
The latest newsletter, no. 17, came out in August 2015. Read and enjoy!
Ross Darnell has been elected to be the new Australasian member for the IBS representative council by the 45% of our members who voted.
The Australasian Region of the International Biometric Society wants to attract enthusiastic and talented graduates or near graduates to career paths in biostatistics and biometrics. Therefore we are offering scholarships for suitably qualified students who intend to undertake a fourth or honours year of study or a Masters degree in statistics, mathematical statistics, biostatistics, bioinformatics or biometrics.
Scholarships are for one year and are valued at AUD1500. Applicants should have completed a third year of a relevant bachelors degree course, or equivalent, with a major in statistics, mathematical statistics, biostatistics, bioinformatics or biometrics, and must have a strong academic record, potential for a career in research, a strong interest in applications of mathematics and statistics to the biosciences, and good communication skills.
The deadline for application for Scholarships for Honours and coursework Masters students was extended to 16th March 2015. Read more here.
Last updated 29 November 2015