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Previous CSRM Seminars

16
Aug
17

SRC SSC/AMSRS; Seminar Improving inferences from poor quality samples

Wednesday, 16th August 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

About this Seminar Background: Simple random sampling has traditional been the mainstay of market and social research surveys. Obtaining a simple random sample has become even more elusive in an on-line world where community panels and...

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26
Jul
17

ANU-ABS 2016 Census Data Symposium – Canberra

Wednesday, 26th July 2017 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Find out what the 2016 Census of Population and Housing tells us about ourselves, our communities and Australia. Every five years the Census provides a snapshot of Australia. Census data are used by individuals, organisations and governments to make...

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21
Jun
17

The Seeding Success Study: use of a cross-sectoral data resource for early child health, development and wellbeing research focused on disadvantaged populations

Wednesday, 21st June 2017 - 1:45pm - 2:45pm

The Seeding Success data resource was established to conduct child health and health equity research in New South Wales (NSW), with a focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and scope to investigate multiple dimensions of...

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14
Jun
17

Climbing the career ladder: The links between personality and promotion

Wednesday, 14th June 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

This talk explores the ways in which personality traits – especially an individual’s sense of confidence – can determine job promotion outcomes. The model posits that confidence influences the likelihood that an individual will put...

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07
Jun
17

Measuring social attitudes with Voter Advice Application data

Wednesday, 7th June 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

This study directly compares survey data on social attitudes collected from an opt-in sample of Voter Advice Application (VAA) users and a randomly recruited, probability-based online panel of respondents. While much research to date has focused on...

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05
Jun
17

CREATE-ing Pathways to Child Wellbeing in Disadvantaged Communities: Building Capacity for Type 2 Translation

Monday, 5th June 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

In order to address complex adaptive problems such as child maltreatment, school dropout, and youth crime, systemic approaches like collective impact initiatives are required. Within these methodologies multiple sectors work collaboratively to...

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31
May
17

The comparative wellbeing of the New Zealand Māori and Indigenous Australian

Wednesday, 31st May 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Some researchers have argued that strong periods of economic growth and economic downturns have a greater impact on the economic position of the Indigenous population than the non-Indigenous population in settler societies such as Australia and New...

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24
May
17

Non-Parametric Spatial Bayesian Crime Regression

Wednesday, 24th May 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Two significant methodological challenges confront policy makers and practitioners in using crime data. The first challenge is that the models underestimate the extent of crimes occurring within a geographical space and the second is that the models...

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17
May
17

Income trends for selected single parent families

Wednesday, 17th May 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Government transfer payments make a major contribution to the incomes of many single parent families, increasingly single parents are active in the workforce and frequently pay income tax. This seminar will present joint research undertaken with...

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10
May
17

Assessing drought conditions in Australia: A self-report measure based on spike and slab lasso

Wednesday, 10th May 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Dr Bakar will be presenting collaborative work being undertaken with Professor Matthew Gray, Dr Ben Edwards and Dr Boyd Hunter. The object is to better understand the perception of drought using a self-report measure from a survey conducted in 2007...

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