PhD/Post Doc workshop at Klækken, May 2015

The statistics groups at the University of Oslo and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences invite all PhD-students and postdocs within statistics in the Oslo-region as well as their teachers and supervisors to a  2-days workshop.

Hotel at Klækken

The workshop will start at lunch time Friday May 29th and it will end around lunch time Saturday May 30th (with lunch included both days).

Travel from Oslo and the stay at Klækken hotell ( will be covered by the individual institutions.

At the workshop the PhD.-students are expected to give a 20-25 minutes presentation of their ongoing research, the aim being to strengthen the professional communication between the combined group of PhD-students and teachers/supervisors. Postdocs who want to present their work are also welcome to do so.


12.00-12.50 Lunch  
12.50-13.00 Geir Storvik Introduction
13.00-13.30 Olav Nikolai Breivik
Bycatch of juvenile cod in the Barents Sea shrimp fishery
13.30-14.00 Denekew Belay
Joint Bayesian Modelling of Time to malaria and Mosquito Abundance
14.00-14.30 Martin Jullum
An approximate Bayesian geophysical inversion framework based on local-Gaussian likelihoods
14.30-15.00 Coffee break  
15.00-15.30 Guro Dørum
Statistics and forensic genetics
15.30-16.00 Øvind Bleka
A model for evaluating complex STR DNA profiles with artefacts
16.00-16.30 Niklas Mähler
Relationship between gene expression, genotype and phenotype in Populus tremula
16.30-17.00 Aliaksandr Hubin
On model selection for Hidden Markov Models with covariates
17.00-19.00 Break  
19.00-?? Dinner  
08.00-09.00 Breakfast  
09.15-09.45 Valeria Vitelli
Probabilistic preference aggregation and learning with the Mallows rank model
09.45-10.15 Céline Cunen
Optimal inference for two-by-two tables: a confidence distribution approach
10.15-10.45 Lars Erik Gangsei
Analyzing of CT data from live pigs with emphasis on the connection to multi response linear regression
10.45-11.00 Coffee Break  
11.00-12.00 Manuela Karola Zucknick
Forum Lecture: Risk prediction with high dimensional (integrative) genomics
12.00-13.00 Lunch  
13.00 Return to Oslo  


Registration for the workshop has deadline May 1. Registration form.


Published Mar. 2, 2015 8:38 AM - Last modified Aug. 1, 2016 8:20 AM