The Random Sample

By ACEMS

Welcome to The Random Sample, a podcast by the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Mathematical and Statistical frontiers (ACEMS). In this show, we share stories about mathematics, statistics and the people involved. Featuring episodes from The University of Melbourne, The University of Adelaide, QUT and UNSW. To learn more about what the centre does, visit https://acems.org.au. For further resources and shownotes, visit https://acems.org.au/podcast

  1. 1.
    The future of statistics is in good hands: the Early Career & Student Statisticians Conference
    45:25
  2. 2.
    A Chat with Professor Cheryl Praeger
    49:23
  3. 3.
    The "Wondrous Worlds" of Maths
    27:57
  4. 4.
    The Road Ahead for Women in STEM
    52:11
  5. 5.
    The Maths & Stats Behind Testing Vaccines
    43:52
  6. 6.
    A Pint of Maths & Stats
    42:17
  7. 7.
    Australian Women of Mathematics Exhibit
    29:18
  8. 8.
    A Mathematical Approach to the Issue of Gender Inequality
    49:49
  1. 9.
    Significance & the Replication Crisis
    35:26
  2. 10.
    The International Prize in Statistics
    42:32
  3. 11.
    Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
    47:48
  4. 12.
    Maths & the Power of Perseverance
    31:20
  5. 13.
    Bubbles, Maths & a World Record
    38:40
  6. 14.
    Open Data Opens Doors to Answers
    31:58
  7. 15.
    Driven by Data: Statistics in Sports
    43:04
  8. 16.
    Living & Playing Together in Moreton Bay
    17:03
  9. 17.
    Making a Connection to Culture
    39:41
  10. 18.
    Why Study Maths & Stats?
    50:43
  11. 19.
    From Maths to the Media
    42:03
  12. 20.
    A Chat with Professor Kerry Landman
    46:12
  13. 21.
    Hacking Your Lower Brain to Improve Predictions
    49:20
  14. 22.
    Fact vs Fake: Targeting Misinformation on Social Media
    43:36
  15. 23.
    Bayes' Theorem: The Past & the Future
    44:51
  16. 24.
    From Cells to Systems: the Maths of Biology
    39:27
  17. 25.
    The Maths Behind Australia's Response to COVID-19
    50:40
  18. 26.
    Forecasting the Future & the Future of Forecasting
    41:33
  19. 27.
    The Random Sample samples Randomised Trials
    33:42
  20. 28.
    Hospital Hesitancy
    22:39
  21. 29.
    COVID Clues in Dirty Water Data
    20:58
  22. 30.
    Safe Blues
    43:58
  23. 31.
    Antarctic Outreach
    41:39
  24. 32.
    The Maths Behind Mining the Blockchain
    46:17
  25. 33.
    Australian Maths Tour
    27:04
  26. 34.
    A Chat with Hadley Wickham
    32:00
  27. 35.
    Talking Stats & Stories
    26:36
  28. 36.
    Playing the Game of Maths
    37:31
  29. 37.
    Model Health
    48:34
  30. 38.
    A Day Can Make a Difference
    33:15
  31. 39.
    MARVEL-lous Casting
    39:14
  32. 40.
    Weighing Up Evidence in Criminal Courts and at a King's Burial Site
    48:09
  33. 41.
    Matilda to the Rescue
    39:46
  34. 42.
    Season 2 Trailer
    1:57
  35. 43.
    Space Junk & Shield Technology, Part 2
    37:28
  36. 44.
    Space Junk & Shield Technology, Part 1
    31:19
  37. 45.
    Citizen Science & The Great Barrier Reef
    34:03
  38. 46.
    Pioneering Women - Helen Newton Turner
    21:03
  39. 47.
    Information Theory - from Morse Code to Mobile Phones & WiFi
    27:48
  40. 48.
    Women in STEM
    47:05
  41. 49.
    A Conversation with Louise Ryan
    47:21
  42. 50.
    Maths Myths & Getting More Women into STEM
    22:32

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