Byron, Diana, Eleni, Emily, Ming and Takis attended the International Statistical Ecology Conference in Seattle, 28th June to 1st July.

On 28th June Eleni talked about Open models for removal data, in a contributed session on Abundance Estimation. Talk Slides


In the same session Emily talked about Extensions of recent models for butterfly abundance.

On 29th June Byron gave a Plenary talk with the title Citizen Science, Trick or Treat.

Also on 29th June Takis gave a talk on Efficient, flexible estimation of time to decay signs in indirect survey methods, in the second contributed session on Abundance Estimation.

In the same session Ming gave a talk on New removal approaches for reptile and amphibians.

Then Eleni gave her second talk on Count data collected using a robust design, in the third session on Abundance Estimation. Talk Slides


Later the same day Diana gave a talk on Extensions to the Hybrid Symbolic-Numeric Method for investigating identifiability in a contributed session on Capture-Recapture. Talk Slides



Conferences, Conferences/Meetings/Workshops

Emily and Byron attend the international symposium “Future 4 Butterflies in Europe”

Emily and Byron attended the international symposium “Future 4 Butterflies in Europe” in Wageningen, Netherlands. Emily gave a talk at a workshop on butterfly monitoring in Europe entitled “Recent developments for modelling butterfly monitoring data: GAM and GAI” and gave a talk at the conference entitled “Dynamic models for butterfly monitoring data”. Byron gave a talk entitled “Modelling migrant butterfly species data”.

Conferences, grants, Prizes

Congratulations to Ming for her IBC bursary

SE@K student Ming Zhou was awarded £500 for attending IBC 2016 in Victoria BC, Canada.

Ming’s application was judged by the Biometric Society and the Fisher Memorial Trust.

As a recipient of a bursary Ming will provide a one page report after the conference summarising how she has benefited scientifically from attendance, to be published on the Regional website.