Professor RICHARD HUGGINS

Position:
Deputy Head of School
Room:
110
Ext. Number:
46610
Interests:
  • Statistical genetics
  • Estimation of animal abundance
  • Nonparametric Inference
  • Statistics
Recent Publications:
  • Semivarying coefficient models for capture-recapture data: Colony size estimation for the little penguin Eudyptula minor (2014) more
  • Validation of a multigenic model to predict seizure control in newly treated epilepsy (2014) more
  • Semiparametric inference for open populations using the Jolly–Seber model: a penalized spline approach (2013) more
  • Using speeding detections and numbers of fatalities to estimate relative risk of a fatality for motorcyclists and car drivers (2013) more
  • A robust P-spline approach to closed population capture–recapture models with time dependence and heterogeneity (2012) more

Selected Publications


Current Postgraduate Supervision:
Chathurika HETTIARACHCHI "Inference for partially observed branching process using genetic markers in capture-recapture experiements."
Sabrina RODRIGUES "Curve estimation with applications in biostatistics and bioinformatics"
Chao ZHENG "Variable selection confidence sets for high dimensional data"
Past Postgraduate Supervision:
Sandy Jane CLARKE "Some problems in the analysis of high-dimensional data"
Natalie KARAVARSAMIS "Methods for estimating occupancy"
Stephen LANE "Non-parametric estimation and prediction of tree size class distributions."
Alonso MATTA "Random effect models with repeated and missing measurement"
Jakub STOKLOSA "Smoothing splines approach to various bio-statistical data sets"
Past MSc Students:
Jeremy SILVER "Detecting copy-number variation in related individuals"
Charity LAW "A Comparison of Approaches for the Detection of Differentially Expressed Genes in Microarray Data"
Kerry WONG "Measurement Error, Regression Calibration and Simulation Extrapolation"
Sabrina RODRIGUES
Rick TANKARD
Sujah MUTHUVEL
Cameron ROACH
Emma THOMAS
Recent Grant History:
Year(s) Source Type Title
2011 - 2013 ARC Linkage ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF HABITAT RESTORATION ON THE RATES OF RECOVERY OF 4 NATIVE FISH SPECIES USING ADVANCED STATISTICAL MODELS
2007 - 2009 ARC Discovery Statistical Analysis of Some Partially Observed Processes Arising in Ecological Research
Responsibilities:
Academic Board member
Course advisors - Upper Undergraduate
Deputy Head of Department
Lecture & 2nd Examiner Schedules
Research Support Scheme Committee member (RSS)
VLSCI Resource Allocation Scheme Committee/HPC Rep.
Committees:
Management Committee (Deputy Head)
Math. Sciences Library Users Committee
Postgraduate Programs Committee
Research and Industry Committee
Strategic Planning Committee