[ASC-list] AMSI R&HEd e-news: Big data, friend or foe?

Joanna Wilson joanna at amsi.org.au
Wed Oct 8 22:59:18 UTC 2014


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Joanna Wilson
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AMSI E-NEWS


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BIG DATA, FRIEND OR FOE?



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Dr Ron Sandland, Chair of the AMSI Board, believes big data can be both. Find out Ron’s reasons in his opinion piece, written for ABC Science. And find out why he thinks we need to revolutionise statistics.



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AGR EVENTS IN OCTOBER



Wednesday 15 October, 10.00am (AEDT)



Join Assoc. Prof. Regina Burachik from the University of South Australia as she presents ‘An additive subfamily of enlargements of a maximally monotone operator’.



To participate in this lecture, please book your nearest Access Grid Room.



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YOU HAVE LESS THAN 24 HOURS!



BioInfoSummer Travel Grant applications close tomorrow (10 Oct).



With a great speaker line up including: Prof. Chris Overall, University of British Columbia, Prof. Kate-Smith Miles, MAXIMA and Dr Daniel Zerbino, European Bioinformatics Institute. And a program that boasts hands-on computer workshops, careers panel and BBQ, you best get in quick.



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A CELEBRATION OF WOMEN IN STEM



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So on Tuesday 14 October spare a moment, acknowledge the contributions and achievements of women in these fields.



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[EViMS: Workshop on the Effective Use of Visualization in the Mathematical Sciences    21‐23 November 2014    Australian National University]<http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=16051660&msgid=274457&act=5HFL&c=1261883&destination=http%3A%2F%2Famsi.org.au%2Fevents%2Fevims-workshop-effective-use-visualization-mathematical-sciences%2F>


[New Directions in Fractal Geometry    23-28 November 2014    ANU and also the ANU Coastal Campus at Kioloa]<http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=16051660&msgid=274457&act=5HFL&c=1261883&destination=http%3A%2F%2Famsi.org.au%2Fevents%2Fnew-directions-fractal-geometry%2F>



[SEquences and Their Applications (SETA) 2014    24-28 November 2014    The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia]<http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=16051660&msgid=274457&act=5HFL&c=1261883&destination=http%3A%2F%2Famsi.org.au%2Fevents%2Fsequences-applications-seta-2014%2F>


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[Differential Geometry, Lie theory and Complex Analysis    5 - 7 December 2014    La Trobe University, Melbourne]<http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=16051660&msgid=274457&act=5HFL&c=1261883&destination=http%3A%2F%2Famsi.org.au%2Fevents%2Fdifferential-geometry-lie-theory-complex-analysis%2F>


[Applied Statistics and Public Policy Analysis Conference    11 - 12 December 2014    Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales]<http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=16051660&msgid=274457&act=5HFL&c=1261883&destination=http%3A%2F%2Famsi.org.au%2Fevents%2Fapplied-statistics-public-policy-analysis-conference%2F>



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