How do trees stay dormant until springtime? What can mathematics tell us about different personalities? How do you knit together soft wool and hard facts? Some of our members wonder and write about these questions (and more) on their personal websites and blogs. View them on this page.
Identify crime victims with the help of Familias. Numbers tell a story, when we know how to use them. Consumer preferences are revealed using PLS methods. By linking genetics to the environment we can model the body.
Discover the books and book chapters written by our members on these topics. BIAS authors are given in bold.
Professor Thore Egeland was awarded an international research and education prize for significant contributions in the field of forensic genetics. His achievements include co-developing the familial relationship statistics software Familias, and his dedication in providing biostatistical training workshops.
According to Raju Rimal, eating an elephant and completing a PhD are both best tackled one bite (or byte) at a time. Raju successfully defended his PhD thesis, "Exploration of Multi-Response Multivariate Methods". He extended the statistical R-package simrel to create a simulation tool for multi-response data, and discovered that new envelope methods often perform well.
As part of the national Research Days, NMBU hosts a science show for 10th graders, introducing them to different concepts and possibilities in the sciences. This year, statistician Kathrine Frey Frøslie took the stage to discuss the importance of vaccination programs, and the mathematics behind the spread of disease.