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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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Today we’ll discuss a new research data resource -- the Pandemic Vulnerability Index -- built by researchers at the US National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, North Carolina State University and Texas A&M University. Alison Motsinger-Reif is Chief of and a principal investigator in the Biostatistics and Computational Biology Branch at …
 
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…
 
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…
 
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…
 
Welcome to the 312th of the COVIDCalls, a daily discussion of the COVID-19 pandemic with a diverse collection of disaster experts. My name is Eleanor Mayes, my pronouns are she/her. you may remember me from previously co-hosting episode 301. I currently serve as a production assistant and transcription director for COVIDCalls. As always, host Scott…
 
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…
 
Today I discuss COVID-19 in Australia with epidemiologist and global health expert Marylouise McLaws. Marylouise McLaws is a Professor of Epidemiology, Hospital Infection and Infectious Diseases Control at the University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia. She is a member of the World Health Organization Infection Prevention and Control group for…
 
Today I discuss COVID-19 and public health in Vietnam with anthropologist Martha Lincoln. Martha Lincoln is Assistant Professor in the Anthropology Department at San Francisco State University. A medical and cultural anthropologist, she has commented on the social and cultural dynamics of the COVID-19 pandemic frequently over the past year, includi…
 
Today is a researchers’ roundtable with Tanya Corbin, Summer Merion, and Filip Vostel. Tanya Corbin (Ph.D. Political Science), is a disaster policy scholar and Department Chair of Security and Emergency Services at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide. Before pursuing an academic career, she worked in policy, non-profit, and business, inc…
 
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…
 
Today I will discuss the economic impacts of COVID-19 with economist Micah Pollak. Dr. Micah Pollak is an associate professor of economics and the director of the Center for Economic Education and Research in the School of Business and Economics at Indiana University Northwest in Gary, Indiana. His research interests cover a wide range of topics, i…
 
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…
 
Today I am joined by Sharon Weinberger, national security writer and Washington Bureau Chief of Yahoo News. Sharon Weinberger is the Washington Bureau Chief of Yahoo News and the author of The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World, published by Knopf. She has held fellowships at the Radcliffe Insti…
 
Today I am joined by Hye-yeong Jang, disability justice advocate and member of the South Korean national assembly. Hye-yeong Jang serves currently as a national assembly member of the 21st Parliament in South Korea—she is a member of the Justice Party and serves as chairman of policy. She is active in parliamentary politics especially working as a …
 
Today I am joined by Cassie Alexander, a registered nurse who has just published the book The Year of the Nurse about critical care in the pandemic. Cassie Alexander is a registered nurse of fourteen years -- burn, critical care transport, and ICU -- and a paranormal romance author. Her most recent novel is Year of the Nurse (https://www.amazon.com…
 
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…
 
Today I am joined by doctor Sonali Vaid, a public health advocate based in India—we will be talking about COVID-19 in India. Dr. Sonali Vaid is a medical doctor with a Master’s in public health from the Harvard School of Public Health. For over a decade she has worked to improve the quality and safety of healthcare. Her work has spanned several cou…
 
Today I am joined by Sari Altschuler, founding director of the Health, Humanities, and Society program at Northeastern University Sari Altschuler is associate professor of English and founding director of Health, Humanities, and Society at Northeastern University. Her work has appeared in leading journals, including American Literature, American Li…
 
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…
 
Today I am joined by a co-host, Eleanor Mayes—and let me introduce Eleanor! Hi I’m Eleanor Mayes, I currently serve as a production assistant and transcription director for COVIDCalls. I recently completed my masters in materials science and engineering at the University of Minnesota this past semester, and previously attended the university of Chi…
 
Today I welcome medical sociologist Kiheung Kim to talk about the many different aspects of COVID in South Korea. Before I get started with Kiheung Kim, I wanted to take a moment to acknowledge that today marks the 300th episode of COVIDCalls. When I started doing COVIDCalls in March of 2020 it was a resource for daily discussion when information a…
 
Today, I will be closing out my guest hosting! For the past two Mondays, I’ve been honored to spend this time with you all. One year ago, Scott invited me to be a guest on the podcast to discuss disaster research, race, emergency management, and vulnerable communities. On that episode, I talked about the importance of redefining concepts like vulne…
 
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…
 
Today I welcome Wired magazine writer Adam Rogers back to COVIDCalls. Today’s guest is Adam Rogers. Adam writes about science for Wired Magazine. Before coming to WIRED, he was a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT and a reporter for Newsweek. He is the author of the New York Times science bestseller Proof: The Science of Booze. NEW story up ye…
 
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…
 
Today I welcome Agnes Agnes Arnold-Forster and Sam Schotland to discuss pandemic stress and burn out among health care workers. Dr Agnes Arnold-Forster is a historian of medicine, work, and the emotions. She is a postdoctoral researcher in the Social Studies of Medicine Department at McGill University, and has published on the history of cancer, su…
 
Today I welcome political scientist Prakash Kashwan to discuss COVID-19 in India. Prakash Kashwan is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Co-Director of the Research Program on Economic and Social Rights, Human Rights Institute, University of Connecticut, Storrs. He studies how social and political context shapes outcomes related to the …
 
Today I welcome Emma Green, staff writer for the Atlantic magazine and author of the recent article “The Liberals Who Can’t Quit Lockdown.” My guest today! Emma Green is a staff writer at The Atlantic, where she covers politics, policy, and religion. In 2019, she won three first-place awards from the Religion News Association, and she was recently …
 
Today I welcome Carlee Purdum, Assistant Research Professor at the Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center at Texas A&M University, to talk about COVID-19, the US prison system, and incarcerated people. Carlee Purdum, Ph.D., is an Assistant Research Professor at the Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center at Texas A&M University. Her work focuses on the …
 
Today, and next week Monday, I will be your guest host! Exactly one year ago, Scott invited me to be a guest on the podcast to discuss disaster research, race, emergency management, and vulnerable communities. On that episode, I talked about the importance of redefining concepts like vulnerability and expanding how we understood the social construc…
 
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…
 
Welcome to the 292st of the COVIDCalls, a daily discussion of the COVID-19 pandemic with a diverse collection of disaster experts. My name is Scott Gabriel Knowles, I am a historian of disasters at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. I’m coming to you live from Daejeon, SK. Today I welcome medical Colleen Derkatch to discuss the…
 
Welcome to the 291st of the COVIDCalls, a daily discussion of the COVID-19 pandemic with a diverse collection of disaster experts. My name is Scott Gabriel Knowles, I am a historian of disasters at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. I’m coming to you live from Daejeon, SK. My guest today is Colleen Derkatch is Associate Profess…
 
Welcome to the 290th of the COVIDCalls, a daily discussion of the COVID-19 pandemic with a diverse collection of disaster experts. My name is Scott Gabriel Knowles, I am a historian of disasters at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. I’m coming to you live from Daejeon, SK. Travis Chi Wing Lau joined the Kenyon faculty in 2020 a…
 
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…
 
Hello everyone! Welcome to the 289th episode of the COVIDCalls, a daily discussion of the COVID-19 pandemic with a diverse collection of disaster experts. My name is Felicia Henry, I am a PhD Student in the Department of Sociology and Criminal justice at the University of Delaware. I’m coming to you live from Wilmington, Delaware. For the next thre…
 
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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