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The podcast from statisticians for statisticians to have a bigger impact at work. This podcast is set up in association with PSI - Promoting Statistical Insight. This podcast helps you to grow your leadership skills, learn about ongoing discussions in the scientific community, build you knowledge about the health sector and be more efficient at work. This podcast helps statisticians at all levels with and without management experience. It is targeted towards the health, but lots of topics wi ...
 
Are you a researcher or data scientist / analyst / ninja? Do you want to learn Bayesian inference, stay up to date or simply want to understand what Bayesian inference is? Then this podcast is for you! You'll hear from researchers and practitioners of all fields about how they use Bayesian statistics, and how in turn YOU can apply these methods in your modeling workflow. When I started learning Bayesian methods, I really wished there were a podcast out there that could introduce me to the me ...
 
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The field of physics has brought tremendous advances to modern Bayesian statistics, especially inspiring the current algorithms enabling all of us to enjoy the Bayesian power on our own laptops. I did receive some physicians already on the show, like Michael Betancourt in episode 6, but in my legendary ungratefulness I hadn’t dedicated a whole epis…
 
Interview with David Hand In this episode we focus on how you can grow in your effectiveness as scientists and leaders. With that in mind, we like to dive into this concept of Dark Data and how, where, when, why this impacts decision making in the pharmaceutical industry. How dark data is an issue in the area of healthcare, particularly pharmaceuti…
 
Kate chats to Dr Penny Jones about her research monitoring air quality, communicating and understanding the intersection of humans and our environment, making decisions about living with fire, and her experience working in STEMM. Show theme music: Kevin MacLeod Host: Kate Johnson (@KatePlantPhys) Production: Meredith Castles (@MeredithCastles) Medi…
 
Interview with Irene de la Torre Arenas We talk about the following interesting points: Who is your audience? Will they understand it? Is it accessible e.g to color blind people? What is your message? Use charts Curating information Include aggregated data Use a specific person as an example Data transparency to build trust Engaging data visualizat…
 
This week Niamh and Hannah interview quantitative marine ecologist Dr Nicole Hill. Together they take a deep dive into Nicole’s research, including her career highlights such as diving into Antarctic waters and encountering diverse wildlife. Show theme music: Kevin MacLeod Host: Niamh Chapman (@nchapmanTAS) Co-Host: Hannah McCleary (@mcleary_hannah…
 
Today, I'll be sharing with you my learnings on how to ask for more money or for a promotion. Here are some important points: DO's Know the process Understand your market value Know your unique contribution Overdeliver expectations and add value Observe what others do that you can't do - fill in the gaps Right timing DONT's Never bring in your pers…
 
This week, Niamh and Hannah are joined by Associate Professor Kara Barry from the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture at the University of Tasmania, to explore her work around plants and their relationships (good and bad) with fungi and pathogens. Show theme music: Kevin MacLeod Host: Niamh Chapman (@nchapmanTAS) Co-Host: Hannah McCleary (@mccleary_…
 
Strategy is a buzz word that is all around. Everybody talks about it but I didn't know what it is for a very long time. I recently read a nice book about this and in this episode, you'll gain knowledge about what I have learned from this book. What is a strategy? Diagnosis of the problem “What is going on here?” Strategic pillars - guiding policy T…
 
You wanna know something funny? A sentence from this episode became a meme. And people even made stickers out of it! Ok, that’s not true. But if someone could pull off something like that, it would surely be Chelsea Parlett-Pelleriti. Indeed, Chelsea’s research focuses on using statistics and machine learning on behavioral data, but her more genera…
 
Join Sarah and Niamh in this episode as they talk to Assoc. Prof. Damien Holloway from the School of Engineering at UTAS about architectural acoustics. Damien’s diverse engineering career has spanned from ship hydrodynamics to structural health monitoring to architectural acoustics. In this episode we focus on research work into the acoustics of co…
 
In this episode, Benjamin and I share about how we did it our way and discuss the following points: What makes it very special? Great experts to work with Exposure to senior management Intense work experience Secret project - not even allowed to tell where you go to How did it work for me? Deep dive into the data Meeting with the other company Inte…
 
Tune in to hear science and poetry combined and meet the authors behind the poems! This is the second of two episodes where Kate talks to Tasmanian-based poets reading the poems that they entered in ‘The Poetry of Science’: a science-themed poetry competition for National Science Week 2021. Show theme music: Kevin MacLeod Host: Kate Johnson (@KateP…
 
Join Sam and I while we discuss our experience and tips we have learned from other statisticians. You will also learn about 7 Tips to Help You Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking. Start Small Prepare Thoroughly Don't Just Memorize the Words Avoid Common Bullets Reduce Stress Find a Friend to Focus On Engage the Audience Reference articles from Sa…
 
Tune in to hear science and poetry combined and meet the authors behind the poems! This is the first of two episodes where Kate talks to Tasmanian-based poets reading the poems that they entered in ‘The Poetry of Science’: a science-themed poetry competition for National Science Week 2021. Show theme music: Kevin MacLeod Host: Kate Johnson (@KatePl…
 
As a podcaster, I discovered that there are guests for which the hardest is to know when to stop the conversation. They could talk for hours and that would make for at least 10 fantastic episodes. Frank Harrell is one of those guests. To me, our conversation was both fascinating — thanks to Frank’s expertise and the width and depth of topics we tou…
 
Today, Sam and I talk about the 5 steps to teaching stats and other types of content which are the following: 5 Steps to teaching statistics well: The hook Tell a story Teaching points Summarise Call to action Reference: Stu McLaren Listen to this episode and share this with your friends and colleagues!…
 
What do you do when you know what the plethora of diversity problems facing Women in ICT are and how to fix them, but it seems like an insurmountable task? You bring together a team of stellar women tech entrepreneurs and diversity champions to get the job done! This week, Niamh and Meredith speak to innovation champion and ICT workforce developer …
 
Interview with Lucy Setian Join Lucy and I while we discuss more of the following points: What is Manatee Mentor? Who is in your target audience? How do people find their mentees or mentors? What happens if you think your partner is not right for you? How do you interact with each other? How does it work with trading the time investment? How will t…
 
Join Sarah and Niamh while they talk to environmental engineer Robyn Bussey. Robyn’s diverse experiences shows the range and scope of work in the environmental engineering, from runways and infrastructure projects to wastewater and wetlands. Discover what you can do to ensure environmental concerns are at the forefront of engineering projects. Show…
 
Interview with Loris Marini Listen while Loris, a man who views data through a human lens, and I talk about the following points: What do you understand by Data Management Programs? What is their value? What does it take for them to be implemented? Where do organizations fail? Reference: The Data Project - A conversational podcast to address the no…
 
How can we use data to assess cardiovascular risk in Australia? This week, Niamh and Sophie talk to biostatistician and public health researcher Dr Karen Lamb about the design, analysis, and reporting of medical research in Australia. Show theme music: Kevin MacLeod Host: Niamh Chapman (@nchapmanTAS) Co-Host: Sophie Calabretto (@sophluidynamics) Pr…
 
Episode sponsored by Paperpile: paperpile.com Get 20% off until December 31st with promo code GOODBAYESIAN21 Bonjour my dear Bayesians! Yes, it was bound to happen one day — and this day has finally come. Here is the first ever 100% French speaking ‘Learn Bayes Stats’ episode! Who is to blame, you ask? Well, who better than Rémi Louf? Rémi currentl…
 
Interview with Irene de la Torre Arenas Listen while we discuss the following points: Connection between paper world and digital world What is possible in the digital world Additional data Background information Exploration of data (interactivity) Augmented reality (show psoriasis on your skin) Animated charts Scrolly-telling Capture information ab…
 
Convict ancestry, adoption and skeletons in the closet, find out about the tensions and joys of delving into your family’s past, along with the resources that State Libraries Tasmania have to offer, in preparation for family history month in August! Kate Johnson and Niamh Chapman interview Archivist, Dr Alicia Marchant and family history researcher…
 
Interview with Shanthi Sethuraman Join us while we discuss the following points: What was her motivation for hiring people How did she broaden her scope of work for the company How did she face resistance from people under her Why did she move from one position to another How to lead a team effectively…
 
By the by-catch, it’s more possible to reduce the harmful side effects of commercial fishing than you might have previously thought! This week, Dr Sheryl Hamilton talks to Niamh and Olly about her work researching mitigation techniques for reducing marine mammal bycatch in commercial fishing gear. She also regales us with tales of her vast experien…
 
Episode sponsored by Paperpile: paperpile.com Get 20% off until December 31st with promo code GOODBAYESIAN21 I don’t know if you’ve heard, but there is a virus that took over most of the world in the past year? I haven’t dedicated any episode to Covid yet. First because research was moving a lot — and fast. And second because modeling Covid is very…
 
Interview with Kaspar Rufibach and Jan Beyersmann Join us while we dive deep into the following points: How do you solve the problem about varying follow-up times? What’s so special about the setup of the SAVVY collaboration? Where can people learn more about SAVVY? References: Stegherr et al (2021) Biom J https://doi.org/10.1002/bimj.201900347 Pre…
 
Do you understand how commercial fisheries are monitored? Mibu Fischer and Niamh Chapman chat with Dr Madi Green about her efforts in assisting the commercial fishing sector to monitor fisheries catch to better understand world fish stocks. Show theme music: Kevin MacLeod Host: Niamh Chapman (@nchapmanTAS) Co-Host: Mibu Fischer (@miburose) Producti…
 
In this episode, Sam and I talk about the advantages of spending time in the non-clinical areas and other important points: Work on tremendous amount of variety with you can do with non-clinical statistics. Ability to have influence in the organization Be able to build a larger network and improve soft skills Have the love for engineering and physi…
 
Native hens, turbo chooks, whatever you know them as they are a distinctive character in the Tasmanian landscape, but despite their abundance, their populations on Maria Island are shrinking. Kate Johnson and Niamh Chapman interview PhD student Lucile Leveque from the University of Tasmania to learn about her research into the factors that are cont…
 
Episode sponsored by Paperpile: paperpile.com Get 20% off until December 31st with promo code GOODBAYESIAN21 We often talk about applying Bayesian statistics on this podcast. But how do we teach them? What’s the best way to introduce them from a young age and make sure the skills students learn in the stats class are transferable? Well, lucky us, M…
 
Interview with Thomas Neitmann Join us while we discuss about the following points: Our first experience with R versus SAS How long someone completely new learn R versus SAS? How easy is R versus SAS when managing day-to-day basis tasks? How R versus SAS community and events help? How do updates work with R versus SAS? How easy is it to submit stud…
 
The importance of good bacteria in our gut may be more important than ever. Dr Niamh Chapman talks to Associate Professor Francine Marques from Monash University about how gut health impacts heart health and what we could do to harness the important role of the gut to prevent heart attack and stroke. Host: Niamh Chapman Production: Meredith Castles…
 
Interview with Irene de la Torre Arenas Join us while Irene and I talk about how animations and movements can create a lot of advantages such as the following: Portray data directly through motion (what Irene defines as ‘data as motion’). This is an example of it. Interpolate through data values (‘motion as an interpolation of data values’). Gapmin…
 
Let’s think Bayes, shall we? And who better to do that than the author of the well known book, Think Bayes — Allen Downey himself! Since the second edition was just released, the timing couldn’t be better! Allen is a professor at Olin College and the author of books related to software and data science, including Think Python, Think Bayes, and Thin…
 
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