The Team

This the team here at University of Queensland. Australian animals are unique and we showcase them here instead of ourselves. We come from all over the world and here are a few quotes on why we like statistics:


NumbatDesign is a core skill for planning effective experiments to answer questions to solve our agricultural problems
Australian animal: Numbat


QuollA great statistician once said, “Mathematics can describe the universe and all the processes going on in it. Statistics is used to describe the processes which are too complicated to explain with our current knowledge.
Australian animal: Quoll


red-kangaroo“It is so important to get the design right when looking for sensible answers from an experiment; don’t let preconceived ideas blind. ”
Australian animal: Red Kangaroo


QuokkaGeorge E.P. Box, a great statistician in the 20th century, wrote that “Essentially, all models are wrong, but some are useful”. Also I believe that statistical minds can change our life, more or less, once we have them.
Australian animal: Quokka


Tree Kangaroo“Those who ignore statistics are condemned to reinvent it. Statistics is the science of learning from experience.” ~ Bradley Efron (2006)
Australian animal: Tree kangaroo (Photo by: Helenabella, Wikimedia)


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Wombat Australian animal: Wombat


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