Past Seminars

see also: Current Seminars

Past Seminars

20 Apr 2017
Understanding mobile marine species in a dynamic environment" - Claire Embling, University of Plymouth.

Claire Embling (University of Plymouth)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 3:00 PM, 20 Apr 2017RefID: 1906 click to edit (admin only)

12 Apr 2017
CANCELLED Randomness as a computational strategy for low-rank approximations. - Ben Erichson , CREEM

Ben Erichson (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 12 Apr 2017RefID: 1869 click to edit (admin only)

07 Apr 2017
CBD Seminar: The origins of biodiversity: evolution and development

Linda Holland (University of California, Scripps Institution of Oceanography)
Lecture Theatre D, Bute: 1:00 PM, 07 Apr 2017RefID: 1891 click to edit (admin only)

30 Mar 2017
Wildlife Society Global Conservation Seminar: Where Will Global Conservation be in 50 Years?

(St Andrews Wildlife Conservation Society)
School 2, St Salvator's Quad, Other: 7:00 PM, 30 Mar 2017RefID: 1903 click to edit (admin only)

16 Mar 2017
SOI+CREEM seminar: Documenting the imminent extinction of the vaquita

Cornelia Oedekoven & Len Thomas (CREEM)
CREEM seminar room, The Observatory: 1:00 PM, 16 Mar 2017RefID: 1895 click to edit (admin only)

15 Mar 2017
Neonicotinoids and bees: no-use, misuse and abuse of statistics - Prof. Jeremy Greenwood

Prof. Jeremy Greenwood (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 15 Mar 2017RefID: 1889 click to edit (admin only)

09 Mar 2017
Estimating deformation of polar ice - Aila Sarkka (Chalmers University, Gothenburg)

Aila Särkkä (Chalmers University, Gothenburg)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 3:00 PM, 09 Mar 2017RefID: 1890 click to edit (admin only)

22 Feb 2017
Surveying Amazonian River Dolphins -Gabriel Melo Alves dos Santos (Universidade Federal do Pará (Graduate Program in Theory and Research of Behavior)

Gabriel Melo Alves dos Santos (Universidade Federal do Pará (Graduate Program in Theory and Research of Behavior) BioMA - Biology and Conservation of Aquatic Mammals of the Amazon/ Mamirauá Institute for Sustainable Development.)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 22 Feb 2017RefID: 1876 click to edit (admin only)

07 Feb 2017
CBD Seminar: Sex differences in the effect of diet on survival in stickleback fish

Craig Walling (The University of Edinburgh)
Seminar Room, Dyers Brae: 1:00 PM, 07 Feb 2017RefID: 1848 click to edit (admin only)

14 Dec 2016
POSTPONED Carl Donovan, CREEM.

Carl Donovan (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 14 Dec 2016RefID: 1826 click to edit (admin only)

07 Dec 2016
Marine predator foraging response to ocean fronts increases with age - James Grecian - SMRU

James Grecian (SMRU)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 07 Dec 2016RefID: 1852 click to edit (admin only)

16 Nov 2016
Time-varying Dynamic Functional Principal Components. Amira El-Ayouty - Glasgow University

Amira El-Ayouty (Glasgow University)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 16 Nov 2016RefID: 1824 click to edit (admin only)

15 Nov 2016
"Population ecology of Arctic marine mammals in Greenland" - Kristin Laidre, University of Washington/Greenland Institute of Natural Resources

Kristin Laidre (University of Washington / Greenland Institute of Natural Resources )
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 15 Nov 2016RefID: 1829 click to edit (admin only)

26 Oct 2016
Classification of ecological images and audio using machine learning. Ian Durbach, University of Cape Town.

Ian Durbach (University of Cape Town)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 1:00 PM, 26 Oct 2016RefID: 1840 click to edit (admin only)

19 Oct 2016
Richard Glennie. CREEM. Title - Animal Movement in continuous-time spatial capture-recapture surveys

Richard Glennie (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 19 Oct 2016RefID: 1830 click to edit (admin only)

12 Oct 2016
POSTPONED - Global Change and biodiversity - impression from Monte Verita - Janine Illian

Janine Illian (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 12 Oct 2016RefID: 1825 click to edit (admin only)

28 Sep 2016
IDIR Talk: Biology Network Alignment Comes of Age

Dr Wayne Haynes (University of California Irvine, School of Information and Computer Science)
Lecture Theatre C, Mathematical Institute: 3:00 PM, 28 Sep 2016RefID: 1833 click to edit (admin only)

17 Aug 2016
Res Altwegg Title : TBA

Res Altwegg ( )
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 17 Aug 2016RefID: 1808 click to edit (admin only)

11 Aug 2016
SOI Seminar: Data deficient: using ancient DNA to fill gaps in marine mammal science

Morten Olsen, Assistant Professor and Curator of Marine Mammals ( Natural History Museum of Denmark and University of Copenhagen)
Lecture Theatre, SOI: 1:00 PM, 11 Aug 2016RefID: 1806 click to edit (admin only)

25 May 2016
Ben Stevenson, University of St Andrews, Title: TBA

Dr Ben Stevenson (CREEM, Univesity of St Andrews)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 25 May 2016RefID: 1773 click to edit (admin only)

18 May 2016
Daniela Cocchi, University of Bologna, Title: TBA

Daniela Cocchi (Bologna University)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 18 May 2016RefID: 1774 click to edit (admin only)

17 May 2016
Owen Jones, Title TBA

Owen Jones (University of Melbourne)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 17 May 2016RefID: 1755 click to edit (admin only)

06 Apr 2016
Statistic Seminar: The mathematics of cooperation in spatially structured populations

Tommaso Lorenzi (University of St Andrews)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 06 Apr 2016RefID: 1747 click to edit (admin only)

30 Mar 2016
title: On the trail of a Superbug: using genomics to trace the emergence and spread of pandemic Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Speaker: Matthew Holden

Matthew Holden (School of Medicine, University of St Andrews)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 30 Mar 2016RefID: 1718 click to edit (admin only)

16 Mar 2016
Andrea Soriano Redondo, University of Exeter - Ecological Responses to Extreme Flooding Events: A Case Study with a Reintroduced Bird

Andrea Soriano Redondo (University of Exeter)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 16 Mar 2016RefID: 1733 click to edit (admin only)

11 Mar 2016
Hans J. Skaug, University of Bergen - Close kin mark recapture methods

Hans J. Skaug (University of Bergen, Norway )
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 3:00 PM, 11 Mar 2016RefID: 1734 click to edit (admin only)

09 Mar 2016
Charles Cunningham, University of Bath - Investigating the effect of climate on UK grey partridge numbers

Charles Cunningham (University of Bath)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 09 Mar 2016RefID: 1723 click to edit (admin only)

02 Mar 2016
Postponed - Using seismic data to study fin whales in offshore waters off southwest Portugal. Speaker: Andreia Pereira

Andreia Pereira (Instituto Dom Luis,Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 02 Mar 2016RefID: 1690 click to edit (admin only)

03 Feb 2016
Measuring temporal turnover in ecological communities - Hideyasu Shimadzu (School of Biology, University of St Andrews)

Hideyasu Shimadzu (Hideyasu Shimadzu (School of Biology, University of St Andrews))
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 03 Feb 2016RefID: 1687 click to edit (admin only)

27 Jan 2016
Statistics Seminar: Spatial sign correlation

Daniel Vogel (University of Aberdeen)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 27 Jan 2016RefID: 1691 click to edit (admin only)

20 Jan 2016
title: A sperm whale's perspective: The importance of seasonality and seamount depth. Speaker: Courtney Hann

Courtney Hann (Oregon State University)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 20 Jan 2016RefID: 1682 click to edit (admin only)

02 Dec 2015
CREEM Seminar: The Use of Expert Elicitation in Modelling and Decision Making

Tony O'Hagan (University of Sheffield)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 1:30 PM, 02 Dec 2015RefID: 1660 click to edit (admin only)

25 Nov 2015
Statistics Seminar: Finding treatments for neurological disease - solutions in big data?

Professor John Zajicek (University of St Andrews)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 25 Nov 2015RefID: 1676 click to edit (admin only)

24 Nov 2015
CBD Seminar: Hybridisation and polyploidy in invasive monkeyflowers

Mario Vallejo-Marin (University of Stirling)
Dyers Brae Seminar Room, Harold Mitchell: 1:00 PM, 24 Nov 2015RefID: 1674 click to edit (admin only)

17 Nov 2015
CBD Seminar: Minimising the Climate Change Risk to Biodiversity: A Multiscale Framework

Dr Christopher Ellis (Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh)
Dyers Brae Seminar Room, Harold Mitchell: 1:00 PM, 17 Nov 2015RefID: 1672 click to edit (admin only)

11 Nov 2015
Distance Sampling: 2D or not 2D? That is the question. David Borchers

David Borchers (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 11 Nov 2015RefID: 1658 click to edit (admin only)

03 Nov 2015
Estimation of a hooded crow population using the line transect method in Northern Italy - Daniele Giardiello - IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori Foundation.

Daniele Giardiello (IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori Foundation,)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 03 Nov 2015RefID: 1656 click to edit (admin only)

30 Oct 2015
A spatial random effect with one range for each region (the Difficult Terrain model component) , Haakon Bakka, NTNU

Haakon Bakka (NTNU)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 30 Oct 2015RefID: 1657 click to edit (admin only)

21 Oct 2015
"The Little Owl. Story and questions" , Martin Dobry, Pavol Jozef Safarik University in Kosice, Slovakia

Martin Dobrý (Pavol Jozef Safarik University in Kosice, Slovakia )
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 21 Oct 2015RefID: 1632 click to edit (admin only)

08 Oct 2015
Stock-taking at the IWC – an assessment of the current whaling situation

Mark Simmonds OBE ( )
LT, SOI: 1:00 PM, 08 Oct 2015RefID: 1625 click to edit (admin only)

08 Oct 2015
CBD seminar: Environmental transcriptomics of thermal adaptation

Dr Rhonda Snook (University of Sheffield, Dept. Animal and Plant Sciences)
Dyers Brae Seminar Room, Harold Mitchell: 1:00 PM, 08 Oct 2015RefID: 1645 click to edit (admin only)

16 Sep 2015
A cost-benefit analysis of prey selection in deep-diving pilot whales: choosing from a broad menu with kid options. Natacha Aguilar de Soto, CREEM-SOI

Natacha Aguilar de Soto, CREEM-SOI (CREEM - SOI)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 16 Sep 2015RefID: 1606 click to edit (admin only)

25 Aug 2015
Quantifying the uncertainty of contour maps - David Bolin, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg

David Bolin (Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg )
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 3:00 PM, 25 Aug 2015RefID: 1608 click to edit (admin only)

29 Jul 2015
"Human and natural disturbances in Australia": Simon Watson - La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia

Simon Watson (La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 12:00 PM, 29 Jul 2015RefID: 1607 click to edit (admin only)

08 Jul 2015
SPOC A web application for estimating the EffectS of Pollutants On Cetacean Populations

Ailsa Hall (SMRU)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 08 Jul 2015RefID: 1605 click to edit (admin only)

06 Jul 2015
Keynote Speech: International Environmental Omics Synthesis Conference: Genomics and Inheritance

Professor Elizabeth A. Thompson (University of Washington, School of Statistics)
Lecture Theatre, MBS: 5:00 PM, 06 Jul 2015RefID: 1600 click to edit (admin only)

05 Jun 2015
Various issues in analysis of animal movement data - Toby Patterson, CSIRO (Australia)

Toby Patterson (CSIRO - Australia)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 05 Jun 2015RefID: 1550 click to edit (admin only)

27 May 2015
Social interactions in group movements - Nikolai Bode (Bristol University)

Nikolai Bode (Bristol University)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 27 May 2015RefID: 1588 click to edit (admin only)

13 May 2015
Model-based distance sampling - Steve Buckland - CREEM

Steve Buckland (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 13 May 2015RefID: 1524 click to edit (admin only)

08 May 2015
Reproducible statistical research - Eric Rexstad

Eric Rexsted (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 08 May 2015RefID: 1573 click to edit (admin only)

17 Mar 2015
CBD Seminar series: Parallel evolution in adaptive radiations

Dr Kathryn Elmer (University of Glasgow, Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine )
Dyers Brae seminar room, Harold Mitchell: 1:00 PM, 17 Mar 2015RefID: 1545 click to edit (admin only)

25 Feb 2015
Additive smooth models in general

Prof Simon Wood (University of Bath, Mathematical Sciences)
Buchanan Gardens, Seminar room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 25 Feb 2015RefID: 1534 click to edit (admin only)

24 Feb 2015
CBD Seminar Series: Scaling up: Understanding Landscape Patterns into processes in answer to conservation needs

Dr Sandra Luque (University of St Andrews)
Dyers Brae Seminar Room, Harold Mitchell: 1:00 PM, 24 Feb 2015RefID: 1535 click to edit (admin only)

18 Feb 2015
SAMBAH - Len Thomas

Len Thomas (CREEM)
Seminar Eoom, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 18 Feb 2015RefID: 1521 click to edit (admin only)

17 Feb 2015
CBD Seminar series: Use and misuse of comparative methods in the study of adaptation

Thomas F Hansen (University of Oslo, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis)
Dyers Brae seminar room, Harold Mitchell: 1:00 PM, 17 Feb 2015RefID: 1530 click to edit (admin only)

13 Feb 2015
CBD Seminar Series: How elephants grow old

Dr Virpi Lummaa (University of Sheffield, Dept. of Animal and Plant Sciences)
Dyers Brae Seminar Room, Harold Mitchell: 1:00 PM, 13 Feb 2015RefID: 1527 click to edit (admin only)

31 Jan 2015
A Celebration of Oceania Cultures & Marine Environments: Pitcairn Marine Reserve

Jacqui Christian (Pitcairn Island Government)
Byre Theatre, Other: 3:00 PM, 31 Jan 2015RefID: 1518 click to edit (admin only)

30 Jan 2015
Tracking marine mammals in 3D using DTAGs: limitations and perspectives. Christophe Laplanche - Ecolab

Christophe Laplanche (Ecolab)
, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 30 Jan 2015RefID: 1476 click to edit (admin only)

22 Jan 2015
Climate Change and Global Food Security

Professor David Battisti (University of Washington)
Lecture Theatre, MBS: 6:00 PM, 22 Jan 2015RefID: 1477 click to edit (admin only)

21 Jan 2015
Linux for Genomics Course at the University of Edinburgh

(University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Genomics)
, Other: 9:00 AM, 21 Jan 2015RefID: 1446 click to edit (admin only)

19 Jan 2015
Postgraduate Conference

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LTA, Physics Building, Other: 9:30 AM, 19 Jan 2015RefID: 1203 click to edit (admin only)

12 Jan 2015
PhD Research Student Lunchtime Chat: FIRE SAFETY

Dr Christine Milford Linton (University of St Andrews, Environmental Health and Safety Services)
Lecture Theatre D, Bute: 1:00 PM, 12 Jan 2015RefID: 1467 click to edit (admin only)

17 Dec 2014
From GPS to Bayesian Statistics: seabirds movements and threats. - Blanca Sarzo Carles

Blanca Sarzo ( )
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 17 Dec 2014RefID: 1464 click to edit (admin only)

09 Dec 2014
CBD Seminar Series: The functional significance of problem solving performance in the wild

Dr John Quinn (University College Cork, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences)
Dyers Brae Seminar Room, Harold Mitchell: 1:00 PM, 09 Dec 2014RefID: 1459 click to edit (admin only)

08 Dec 2014
Joint meeting of NEXTGEN BIOINFORMATICS USER GROUP and SCOTTISH PHYLOGENY DISCUSSION GROUP

Dr Jo Dicks and various ( )
Lecture Theatre A, Bute: 12:30 PM, 08 Dec 2014RefID: 1458 click to edit (admin only)

03 Dec 2014
Minicourse: the SPDE approach - flexible spatial modelling in practice

Janine Illian and Charlotte Jones-Todd (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 03 Dec 2014RefID: 1444 click to edit (admin only)

02 Dec 2014
CBD Seminar Series: Expert on conservation conflict management, particularly the politics of predators

Prof Steve Redpath (University of Aberdeen, Biological and Environmental Sciences)
Dyers Brae Seminar Room, Harold Mitchell: 1:00 PM, 02 Dec 2014RefID: 1456 click to edit (admin only)

21 Nov 2014
American Medical Alumni Lecture: Medicine in the Information Age

Professor Andrew Morris, FRSE, FMedSci (Chief Scientist Health, Scottish Government)
Lecture Theatre, MBS: 4:00 PM, 21 Nov 2014RefID: 1448 click to edit (admin only)

19 Nov 2014
Understanding Anthropogenic Impacts on a Critically Endangered Gray Whale Population off Sakhalin Island, Russia. - Glenn Gailey

Glenn Gailey (Cascadia Research Collective)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 19 Nov 2014RefID: 1442 click to edit (admin only)

12 Nov 2014
BSRC Seminar Series: Functional analysis of the mechanisms of plant parasitism in nematodes

Dr John Jones (The James Hutton Institute)
Lecture Theatre, BMS: 1:00 PM, 12 Nov 2014RefID: 1439 click to edit (admin only)

11 Nov 2014
CBD Seminar Series: Ecological speciation across altitudinal gradients

Prof Richard Abbott (University of St Andrews, Centre for Biological Diversity)
Dyers Brae Seminar Room, Harold Mitchell: 1:00 PM, 11 Nov 2014RefID: 1438 click to edit (admin only)

24 Oct 2014
Transcriptome assembly and other computational adventures in biology

Dr Martyn Winn, (STFC Daresbury Laboratory)
Seminar Room, Dyers Brae: 1:00 PM, 24 Oct 2014RefID: 1426 click to edit (admin only)

08 Oct 2014
Ecological-economic modelling of the links between land use and biodiversity - Nicholas Hanley

Nicholas Hanley (University of St.Andrews)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 08 Oct 2014RefID: 1388 click to edit (admin only)

07 Oct 2014
CBD Seminar Series: Eco-evolutionary feedback and the rediscovery of soft selection

Tim Coulson (Oxford University)
Dyers Brae Seminar Room, Harold Mitchell: 1:00 PM, 07 Oct 2014RefID: 1413 click to edit (admin only)

30 Sep 2014
WiP talk: "GRADskills Roadshow"

Dr Heather McKiggan-Fee (University of St Andrews, CAPOD Educational and PG Researcher Developer)
Seminar Room 2, MBS: 2:00 PM, 30 Sep 2014RefID: 1406 click to edit (admin only)

29 Sep 2014
A changepoint analysis on spatio-temporal point processes - Linda Altieri , University of Bologna

Linda Altieri ( University of Bologna)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 1:00 PM, 29 Sep 2014RefID: 1395 click to edit (admin only)

26 Sep 2014
Interconnect Network to encourage female career progression in the Sciences

Rosie Alderson (University of St Andrews, School of Chemistry)
Lecture Theatre C, Purdie Building: 1:00 PM, 26 Sep 2014RefID: 1401 click to edit (admin only)

24 Sep 2014
Spatial distributions of woody plants in tropical forests - Alicia Ledo, University of Aberdeen

Alicia Ledo ( University of Aberdeen)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:00 PM, 24 Sep 2014RefID: 1379 click to edit (admin only)

19 Aug 2014
CANCELLED/BSRC Seminar Series: Practical and Research Skills in Life Sciences - numbers and cost versus quality

Professor Richard J Reece (University of Manchester, Gene Regulation and Cellular Biotechnology )
Lecture Theatre, BMS: 12:00 PM, 19 Aug 2014RefID: 1380 click to edit (admin only)

08 Aug 2014
Biodiversity lessons from the Amazon River Basin: A two-part fish story

Prof Carlos E. C. Freitas and Prof Lawrence E. Hurd (Federal University of Amazonas and Washington & Lee University)
Lecture Theatre, SOI: 1:00 PM, 08 Aug 2014RefID: 1378 click to edit (admin only)

16 Jul 2014
Advances in mark-recapture models with identification error - Richard Vale,University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

Richard Vale ( University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand and Inland Revenue NZ)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 16 Jul 2014RefID: 1375 click to edit (admin only)

13 Jun 2014
SOI & St Andrews Bioblitz seminar: Parasites of the Plankton

Dr David Conway (The Marine Biological Association, Plymouth)
Gatty Lecture theatre, SOI: 1:00 PM, 13 Jun 2014RefID: 1371 click to edit (admin only)

28 May 2014
"Spatial models for distance sampling data -- the SPDE approach" Joyce - Creem

Joyce Yuan (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 28 May 2014RefID: 1362 click to edit (admin only)

06 May 2014
CBD Seminar: Adaptation, Diversification, and Range Shifts: Case Studies in Plants and Insects

Dr Lesley Lancaster (Aberdeen University)
Lecture Theatre D, Bute: 1:00 PM, 06 May 2014RefID: 1332 click to edit (admin only)

30 Apr 2014
Visualising movement trajectories - Urska Demsar , The Centre of GeoInformatics

Urska Demsar (The Centre of GeoInformatics )
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 3:30 PM, 30 Apr 2014RefID: 1272 click to edit (admin only)

23 Apr 2014
GMEP: A new approach to monitoring the effectiveness of agri-environment schemes

Peter Henrys, CEH Lancaster (CEH Lancaster)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 23 Apr 2014RefID: 1345 click to edit (admin only)

02 Apr 2014
Daniel Barker, School of Biology - Bioinformatics, with a case study of p53 binding sites in the human genome

Daniel Barker (School of Biology)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 02 Apr 2014RefID: 1315 click to edit (admin only)

20 Mar 2014
SOI seminar: Hydrozoan jellyfish monitoring in salmon aquaculture: ongoing findings and maximizing industry compliance

Anna Kintner (SOI St Andrews)
Gatty Lecture theatre, SOI: 1:00 PM, 20 Mar 2014RefID: 1321 click to edit (admin only)

19 Mar 2014
BSRC Seminar Series: Sequencing protozoan pond life in the search of new enzymes and natural products

Prof. Rob Field (John Innes Centre, Norwich)
Seminar Room, BSRC: 1:00 PM, 19 Mar 2014RefID: 1283 click to edit (admin only)

26 Feb 2014
Big Models

Professor A. Stewart Fotheringham (Department of Geography and Sustainable Development)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 26 Feb 2014RefID: 1247 click to edit (admin only)

20 Feb 2014
SOI seminar: Some problems in distance sampling.

Rocio Prieto Gonzalez (CREEM, University of St Andrews)
Gatty Lecture theatre, SOI: 1:00 PM, 20 Feb 2014RefID: 1312 click to edit (admin only)

19 Feb 2014
Using telemetry, bio-logging and modelling to understand shark behaviour

Yannis Papastamatiou (MASTS - University of St.Andrews)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 19 Feb 2014RefID: 1250 click to edit (admin only)

17 Feb 2014
Object-based image analysis for monitoring the spatial distribution of a halophytic species in an arid coastal environment

Jaime Uria Diez ( )
Lecture Theatre B, Mathematical Institute: 4:00 PM, 17 Feb 2014RefID: 1293 click to edit (admin only)

04 Feb 2014
CBD Seminar: Understanding camouflage: evolutionary biology meets computational neuroscience

Prof Innes Cuthill (University of Bristol)
Lecture Theatre D, Bute: 1:00 PM, 04 Feb 2014RefID: 1274 click to edit (admin only)

29 Jan 2014
Behavioral Response Studies in southern California (SOCAL-BRS): Progress to date and evolution to realistic exposure scenarios

Brandon Southall and Jeremy Goldbogen (University of California and Stanford University)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 29 Jan 2014RefID: 1251 click to edit (admin only)

18 Dec 2013
"If you go down to the woods today: spatially explicit models of black bears in Alaska."

Dave Miller (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 18 Dec 2013RefID: 1223 click to edit (admin only)

11 Dec 2013
Duelling models for sperm whale behaviour and response to acoustic disturbance

Saana Isojunno and Stacy DeRuiter (SMRU and CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 11 Dec 2013RefID: 1200 click to edit (admin only)

20 Nov 2013
Hierarchical Bayesian computing of 3-dimensional whale trajectories from tag and acoustic data

Christophe Laplanche (EcoLab > - Laboratoire d'écologie fonctionnelle )
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 20 Nov 2013RefID: 1167 click to edit (admin only)

11 Nov 2013
Determining the Detection Probability of Right Whale Contact Calls in Cape Cod Bay Using Three Different Methods.

Kaitlin Palmer (Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology.)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 11 Nov 2013RefID: 1225 click to edit (admin only)

06 Nov 2013
Fragmentation processes and connection with the theory of large number of rare events.

Prof Estate Khmaladze (Victoria University Wellington, NZ )
Seminar room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 06 Nov 2013RefID: 1198 click to edit (admin only)

30 Oct 2013
Modelling behaviour of creepy crawlies in higher levels of organisation

Mick Wu (SMRU)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 30 Oct 2013RefID: 1161 click to edit (admin only)

23 Oct 2013
Cultural Services of Saltmarsh and Mudflat Ecosystems: developing an analytical framework

Timothy Stojanovic ( Geography and Sustainable Development ,University of St.Andrews.)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 23 Oct 2013RefID: 1199 click to edit (admin only)

10 Oct 2013
SOI seminar: The grass is always a different shade of green on the other side of the fence.

Dr Mick Wu (University of St Andrews)
Lecture Theatre, SOI: 1:00 PM, 10 Oct 2013RefID: 1182 click to edit (admin only)

28 Aug 2013
Mark-recapture under individual heterogeneity and misidentification and Bayesian Clustering of Animal Abundance Trends For Inference and Dimension Reduction

Brett McClintock and Devin Johnson ( NOAA Seattle)
Lecture Theatre B, Mathematical Institute: 4:00 PM, 28 Aug 2013RefID: 1146 click to edit (admin only)

10 Jul 2013
Diffusion Modeling in Movement Ecology under the Influence of Environmental Covariates

Ionna Manolopoulou (University College London )
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 10 Jul 2013RefID: 1132 click to edit (admin only)

09 May 2013
An evaluation of the robustness of network based diffusion analysis.

Glenna Evans (University of St.Andrews)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 09 May 2013RefID: 1098 click to edit (admin only)

17 Apr 2013
Bayesian state-space modelling of metapopulation dynamics in the Glanville fritillary butterfly

Dr. Phil Harrison (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 17 Apr 2013RefID: 1102 click to edit (admin only)

18 Mar 2013
A non-stationary spatial model for annual precipitation in southern Norway: an SPDE approach using R-INLA.

Rikke Ingebrigtsen (NTNU Trondheim, Norway)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 18 Mar 2013RefID: 1099 click to edit (admin only)

06 Feb 2013
Expert judgment and group decision making: the role of intelligence

Mark Burgman ( School of Botany, University of Melbourne)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 06 Feb 2013RefID: 1064 click to edit (admin only)

19 Dec 2012
Estimating absolute abundance of harbour porpoise from small boat surveys using visual sightings and acoustic detections as independent observations

Russell Leaper (Aberdeen) and Jonathan Gordon (SMRU) (SOI, St.Andrews University)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 19 Dec 2012RefID: 1043 click to edit (admin only)

12 Dec 2012
What’s Len working on? – an update.

Len Thomas (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 12 Dec 2012RefID: 1025 click to edit (admin only)

28 Nov 2012
Spatial modelling - the old, the new and the challenging

Janine Illian (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 28 Nov 2012RefID: 1026 click to edit (admin only)

20 Nov 2012
Phylogenomics : Investigating the population diversity and epidemiology and Shigella sonnei at the local and global level

Dr Nick Thomson (Wellcome Trust Sanger Centre, Hinxton)
Seminar Room, BMS: 1:00 PM, 20 Nov 2012RefID: 1044 click to edit (admin only)

07 Nov 2012
On a Boat:  Dtag Experiments and Behavioural Response Studies in Southern California

Dr Stacy DeRuiter (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 07 Nov 2012RefID: 1023 click to edit (admin only)

24 Oct 2012
Linking Land and Ocean - Managing Agriculture to Protect Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Professor Iain Gordon (The James Hutton Institute)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 24 Oct 2012RefID: 1014 click to edit (admin only)

01 Aug 2012
Introducing the Multi-Analysis Engine in Distance and dealing with unidentified sightings

Laura Marshall (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 01 Aug 2012RefID: 987 click to edit (admin only)

11 Jul 2012
Behavioural change point analysis: a case study on higland red deer

Christoph Konrad ( University of Aberdeen)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 11 Jul 2012RefID: 980 click to edit (admin only)

13 Jun 2012
Analyzing Large Sets of Spatial Binary Data Using a GEE-like Approach, and Some Extensions

Samuel D Oman (Dept of Statistics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 13 Jun 2012RefID: 951 click to edit (admin only)

16 May 2012
Specimen-based modeling, stopping rules, and the extinction of the the ivory-billed woodpecker Campephilus principalis

Nick Gotelli (University of Vermont)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 16 May 2012RefID: 957 click to edit (admin only)

09 May 2012
Large seagulls in Ebro delta: interspecific competition for the largest breeding ground in W Mediterranean

Emma Guinart (Service of Biodiversity and Protection of Animals, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, Food and Natural Environment of the Catalan Government, Generalitat de Catalunya, Spain)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 09 May 2012RefID: 950 click to edit (admin only)

28 Mar 2012
Fat floats!  Developing widely-applicable methods to measure the body condition of diving marine mammals   

 Patrick Miller (SMRU)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 28 Mar 2012RefID: 949 click to edit (admin only)

23 Mar 2012
Traits, Trade-offs and Tropical Forest Diversity

David Burslem (University of Aberdeen)
Lecture Theatre C, Mathematical Institute: 4:00 PM, 23 Mar 2012RefID: 927 click to edit (admin only)

21 Mar 2012
Pollen, seed and gene dispersal of a tropical herb across a fragmented landscape.

Marina Cortes (Columbia University ,New York)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 21 Mar 2012RefID: 920 click to edit (admin only)

14 Mar 2012
Bayesian state-space modelling of moose population dynamics

Tuomas Kukko (Univ. of Jyväskylä, Finland)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 14 Mar 2012RefID: 930 click to edit (admin only)

13 Mar 2012
Foraging success of southern elephant seals in relation to the oceanographic context.

Dr Christophe Guinet (CEBC-CNRS, France)
Lecture Theatre D, Bute: 4:00 PM, 13 Mar 2012RefID: 928 click to edit (admin only)

16 Feb 2012
A statistician's view of biological diversity

Prof Steve Buckland (University of St Andrews, Centre for Research into Ecological and Environmental Modelling )
Dyers Brae Seminar Room, Harold Mitchell: 1:00 PM, 16 Feb 2012RefID: 910 click to edit (admin only)

01 Feb 2012
Measuring diversity: the importance of species similarity

Tom Leinster (University of Glasgow)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 01 Feb 2012RefID: 872 click to edit (admin only)

25 Jan 2012
Long-term change in deep-water fish populations

Dr David Bailey (University of Glasgow)
Lecture Theatre D, Mathematical Institute: 4:00 PM, 25 Jan 2012RefID: 794 click to edit (admin only)

23 Jan 2012
Effects of global environmental change on fish, fisheries and marine ecosystems.

Dr Steve Simpson (University of Bristol)
Lecture Theatre D, Bute: 4:00 PM, 23 Jan 2012RefID: 879 click to edit (admin only)

16 Dec 2011
Neighbourhood effects on mortality and diversity in a tropical rainforest

Calum Brown (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 16 Dec 2011RefID: 868 click to edit (admin only)

19 Oct 2011
Predicting Football Results

Richard Hill (ATASS Ltd)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 19 Oct 2011RefID: 832 click to edit (admin only)

11 Oct 2011
The Dragnet Test: Comparing Statistical Models Using Multiple Simple Hypotheses Tests

Dr. Paul Wilson (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 11 Oct 2011RefID: 812 click to edit (admin only)

28 Sep 2011
Diagnostic tests for joint recapture and recovery data

Dr Rachel McCrea (NCSE,University of Kent)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 1:00 PM, 28 Sep 2011RefID: 776 click to edit (admin only)

23 Sep 2011
Challenges from Biology to Statistics

Prof Les Underhill (University of Cape Town)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 1:00 PM, 23 Sep 2011RefID: 788 click to edit (admin only)

14 Sep 2011
Estimating body condition in right whales and elephant seals as a key link between disturbance and population level consequences

Robert S. Schick (Duke University)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 14 Sep 2011RefID: 784 click to edit (admin only)

17 Aug 2011
Ecological implications of food and predation risk for herbivores in the Serengeti

Grant C. Hopcraft ( University of Groningen)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 1:00 PM, 17 Aug 2011RefID: 777 click to edit (admin only)

27 Jul 2011
Estimating Bear Population Size in Alaska using Distance Sampling

Earl Becker (Alaska Department of Fish and Game)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 27 Jul 2011RefID: 775 click to edit (admin only)

20 Jul 2011
A Bayesian spatial approach to modelling fish species occurrence

Maria Grazia Pennino (Spanish Institute for Oceanography)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 20 Jul 2011RefID: 774 click to edit (admin only)

29 Jun 2011
Past, Present and Future: The PhD, the Postdoc and the Marine Mammal Commission.

Dr Leslie New (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 29 Jun 2011RefID: 759 click to edit (admin only)

22 Jun 2011
Global coverage of cetacean line transect surveys and the detection of trends in abundance

Dr Catriona Harris (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 22 Jun 2011RefID: 747 click to edit (admin only)

25 May 2011
Models to understand the mating system of the bitterling fishes

Dr Carl Smith (Scottish Oceans Institute)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 25 May 2011RefID: 740 click to edit (admin only)

18 May 2011
Spatiotemporal turnover in British birds: climate, habitat and optimal conservation planning

Jack Lennon (Macaulay Land Use Research Institute)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 18 May 2011RefID: 720 click to edit (admin only)

04 May 2011
Disentangling biodiversity signals from sampling and geological biases

Alistair J. McGowan (University of Glasgow,School of Geographical and Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow/British Geological Survey)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 04 May 2011RefID: 738 click to edit (admin only)

03 May 2011
Using stochastic Population Viability Analysis (PVA) to compare sustainable fishing exploitation strategies

Juan C Quiroz ( )
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 03 May 2011RefID: 743 click to edit (admin only)

27 Apr 2011
Social-ecological resilience in the Solomon Islands: adaptation or maladaptation to environmental change?

Dr Ioan Fazey (Lecturer Sustainable Development, School of Geography and Geosciences, University of St Andrews,)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 27 Apr 2011RefID: 726 click to edit (admin only)

26 Apr 2011
Using stochastic Population Viability Analysis (PVA) to compare sustainable fishing exploitation strategies

Juan C Quiroz ( )
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 26 Apr 2011RefID: 742 click to edit (admin only)

20 Apr 2011
Extremal dependence

Adam Butler (BIOSS)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 20 Apr 2011RefID: 727 click to edit (admin only)

06 Apr 2011
The Science of Sea Monsters

Charles Paxton (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 06 Apr 2011RefID: 735 click to edit (admin only)

16 Mar 2011
HICEAS 2010 - a NOAA research cruise around the Hawaiian Islands

Cornelia Oedekoven (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 16 Mar 2011RefID: 728 click to edit (admin only)

18 Feb 2011
Fitting complex latent Gaussian models with INLA

Sara Martino (University of Trondheim)
Lecture theatre D, Mathematical Institute: 3:00 PM, 18 Feb 2011RefID: 721 click to edit (admin only)

16 Feb 2011
Prior Choice in Model Selection Problems

James Lawrence (University of Cambridge)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 16 Feb 2011RefID: 695 click to edit (admin only)

11 Feb 2011
Is genetics useful for informing occupancy estimation?

Jonathan Rhodes (ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions (CEED) ,Centre for Spatial Environmental Research (CSER),University of Queensland)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 3:30 PM, 11 Feb 2011RefID: 718 click to edit (admin only)

09 Feb 2011
The comparison of Design -based and Model -based approaches for precision and robustness of abundance estimation by simulation studies from Line transect data.

Yasutoki Shibata (The Graduate School of Environmental and Information Science, Yokohama National University,Japan)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 09 Feb 2011RefID: 694 click to edit (admin only)

02 Feb 2011
trends in diversity of British Breeding Birds

Angelika Studeny (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 02 Feb 2011RefID: 688 click to edit (admin only)

26 Jan 2011
Models for Conservation Decision Making in Human-dominated Landscapes

Jonathan Rhodes (ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions (CEED) ,Centre for Spatial Environmental Research (CSER),University of Queensland)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 12:30 PM, 26 Jan 2011RefID: 697 click to edit (admin only)

19 Jan 2011
Dealing with virtual aggregation - a new index for analysing heterogeneous point patterns

Katja Schiffers (Laboratoire d'Ecologie Alpine Université Joseph Fourier / CNRS Grenoble)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 19 Jan 2011RefID: 693 click to edit (admin only)

15 Dec 2010
Christmas seminar

Charles Paxton (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 15 Dec 2010RefID: 681 click to edit (admin only)

26 Nov 2010
Bayesian filtering for dynamic spatial point processes

Daniel Clark (Heriot-Watt University)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 1:00 PM, 26 Nov 2010RefID: 687 click to edit (admin only)

17 Nov 2010
What we do

David Borchers and Carl Donovan (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 17 Nov 2010RefID: 679 click to edit (admin only)

10 Nov 2010
Our research retreat and what we do

Janine Illian's group (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 10 Nov 2010RefID: 678 click to edit (admin only)

03 Nov 2010
Scientific Computing. An introduction to design and optimization of algorithms

Lorenzo Milazzo (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 03 Nov 2010RefID: 677 click to edit (admin only)

15 Sep 2010
Levy flights aren't special

Edd Codling (University of Essex)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 12:00 PM, 15 Sep 2010RefID: 654 click to edit (admin only)

16 Jun 2010
If only there was no missing data...

Matthew Schofield (Applied Statistics Center, Columbia University )
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 16 Jun 2010RefID: 643 click to edit (admin only)

28 May 2010
Modeling Brook Trout Extirpation

Professor Eric P. Smith (Virginia Tech)
CREEM Seminar Room, The Observatory: 1:00 PM, 28 May 2010RefID: 641 click to edit (admin only)

28 Apr 2010
Modelling spatial distributions of small mammal assemblages and dog space utilization

Amélie Vaniscotte (Department of Chrono-environment, University of Franche-Comté)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 28 Apr 2010RefID: 616 click to edit (admin only)

07 Apr 2010
"General animal movement and migration models using multi-state random walks"

Brett McClintock (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 07 Apr 2010RefID: 615 click to edit (admin only)

26 Mar 2010
The origin of life and oxygenic photosynthesis

Mike Russell (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 1:00 PM, 26 Mar 2010RefID: 614 click to edit (admin only)

24 Mar 2010
What’s Len working on?

Dr Len Thomas (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 24 Mar 2010RefID: 613 click to edit (admin only)

18 Mar 2010
Modelling bird population changes at large spatial scales

Stephen Baillie (BTO)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:45 PM, 18 Mar 2010RefID: 612 click to edit (admin only)

10 Mar 2010
"BUGS, past, present and future"

Andrew Thomas (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 3:45 PM, 10 Mar 2010RefID: 611 click to edit (admin only)

03 Mar 2010
An aerial survey in Greenland: a bit of theory, more practice and some analysis.

Dr. Louise Burt (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 03 Mar 2010RefID: 610 click to edit (admin only)

28 Jan 2010
Life-history decisions of a resource-limited predator in a fluctuating environment: the case of the tawny owl

Alexandre Millon (University of Aberdeen)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 28 Jan 2010RefID: 588 click to edit (admin only)

10 Dec 2009
Bibliographic tools for organizing, writing, and collaboration: Dropbox can't do all of this...

Eric Rexsted (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 9:30 AM, 10 Dec 2009RefID: 577 click to edit (admin only)

13 Nov 2009
Accounting for differential growth patterns in a population - the GTG model

Rachael Louton ( Fisheries Centre at University of British Columbia)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 1:00 PM, 13 Nov 2009RefID: 573 click to edit (admin only)

11 Nov 2009
Goodness-of-fit tests for Joint Recapture and Recovery Models

Rachel S McCrea (University of Kent)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 3:30 PM, 11 Nov 2009RefID: 572 click to edit (admin only)

28 Oct 2009
Regional biodiversity monitoring: are schemes fit for purpose?

Steve Buckland (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 28 Oct 2009RefID: 564 click to edit (admin only)

21 Oct 2009
Methods for Spatially Explicit Capture-Recapture: An Overview.

David Borchers (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 21 Oct 2009RefID: 563 click to edit (admin only)

23 Sep 2009
Two new approaches to smoothing over complex regions.

David Miller (University of Bath)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 23 Sep 2009RefID: 553 click to edit (admin only)

16 Sep 2009
Aerial surveys to establish baseline distribution and abundance of Hector’s dolphin - Cloudy and Clifford Bays, New Zealand.

Sam du Fresne (SMRU Ltd)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 16 Sep 2009RefID: 543 click to edit (admin only)

17 Jun 2009
Estimation of Monkfish Absolute Abundance from Trawl Surveys

Joyce Yuan (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 17 Jun 2009RefID: 507 click to edit (admin only)

20 May 2009
Continuous, Time-Varying Covariates in Mark-Recapture-Recovery Analyses: A Comparison of Methods

Ruth King (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 3:30 PM, 20 May 2009RefID: 491 click to edit (admin only)

06 May 2009
The Vaquita Expedition 2008 ­ The visual part of the survey

Cornelia Oedekoven ( )
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 06 May 2009RefID: 490 click to edit (admin only)

15 Apr 2009
Paddy Pomeroy

(SMRU)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 15 Apr 2009RefID: 464 click to edit (admin only)

01 Apr 2009
Patrick Miller

(SMRU)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 01 Apr 2009RefID: 478 click to edit (admin only)

25 Mar 2009
Modelling marine ecosystems

Richard Law (Department of Biology, University of York)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 25 Mar 2009RefID: 476 click to edit (admin only)

04 Mar 2009
Passive acoustic monitoring and risk mitigation

Walter Zimmer (NATO Undersea Research Centre)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 04 Mar 2009RefID: 456 click to edit (admin only)

25 Feb 2009
Multivariate Extreme Value Methods in Finance

Jonathan Tawn (Lancaster University)
Lecture Theatre C, Mathematical Institute: 3:00 PM, 25 Feb 2009RefID: 458 click to edit (admin only)

18 Feb 2009
A long term research program on marine mammals in Western Australia: studies in acoustics, ecology, and behaviour

Dr. Chandra Salgado (Centre for Marine Science and Technology,Curtin University of Technology)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 18 Feb 2009RefID: 453 click to edit (admin only)

11 Feb 2009
Biodiversity over time

Prof. Anne Magurran (University of St Andrews)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 11 Feb 2009RefID: 451 click to edit (admin only)

04 Feb 2009
Detecting Social Transmission in Animal Populations

Dr Will Hoppitt (School of Biology)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 04 Feb 2009RefID: 448 click to edit (admin only)

28 Jan 2009
Community consequences of size-selective predation: Emergent Allee effects and emergent facilitation

Prof. André de Roos (University of Amsterdam)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 28 Jan 2009RefID: 428 click to edit (admin only)

21 Jan 2009
An Environmental History of the Gannets of the Bass

Christopher Smout (Historiographer Royal in Scotland)
Lecture Theatre C, Mathematical Institute: 4:00 PM, 21 Jan 2009RefID: 343 click to edit (admin only)

17 Dec 2008
Professor Richard Cormack

Professor Richard Cormack (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 17 Dec 2008RefID: 333 click to edit (admin only)

15 Dec 2008
Program MARK Overview and Recent Additions

Professor Gary White (Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, Colorado State University)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 15 Dec 2008RefID: 410 click to edit (admin only)

09 Dec 2008
TBC

Stacy de Ruiter (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 12:00 AM, 09 Dec 2008RefID: 341 click to edit (admin only)

03 Dec 2008
Designed experiments in distance sampling

Steve Buckland (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 03 Dec 2008RefID: 340 click to edit (admin only)

05 Nov 2008
Humans and Marine Mammals: Working towards a more harmonious existence. and Complex Region Spatial Smoothers.

Laura Marshall and Lindesay Scott Hayward (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 05 Nov 2008RefID: 337 click to edit (admin only)

08 Oct 2008
Particle filtering seals: An update on modelling the population dynamics of grey seals.

Len Thomas (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 08 Oct 2008RefID: 336 click to edit (admin only)

07 Aug 2008
Estimating the prevalence of problem drug use

Dr Gordon Hay (Centre for Drug Misuse Research, University of Glasgow)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 2:30 PM, 07 Aug 2008RefID: 328 click to edit (admin only)

18 Jun 2008
Spatial point processes in aid of rainforest ecology

Tuomas Rajala ( )
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 18 Jun 2008RefID: 317 click to edit (admin only)

04 Apr 2008
Zackenberg - A ecosystem approach to understanding climate effects in High arctic Greenland

Ditte Hendrichsen (University of Copenhagen)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 1:00 PM, 04 Apr 2008RefID: 290 click to edit (admin only)

26 Mar 2008
Slide show from the 2008 Elephant Seal Tagging Expedition to South Georgia

Catriona Stephenson (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 26 Mar 2008RefID: 291 click to edit (admin only)

19 Mar 2008
Mathematics and Statistics Non-specialist Seminar - title: The Changing Face of the Greek World

Daniel Mintz (School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 19 Mar 2008RefID: 271 click to edit (admin only)

12 Mar 2008
Detecting Ecological Interactions in monitored Populations.

Stephen N. Freeman (British Trust for Ornithology)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 12 Mar 2008RefID: 280 click to edit (admin only)

27 Feb 2008
DECAF overview and initial results

Len Thomas and Tiago Marques (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 27 Feb 2008RefID: 249 click to edit (admin only)

13 Feb 2008
Detectability of breeding birds

Ali Johnston (University of Cambridge)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 13 Feb 2008RefID: 268 click to edit (admin only)

19 Dec 2007
Statistics, sea monsters and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln

Charles Paxton (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 19 Dec 2007RefID: 145 click to edit (admin only)

28 Nov 2007
The conflict over parental care: A game theoretic analysis on aspects such as cooperation, benefit and wellfare for the young.

Christian Ewald, (Department of Economics, University of St Andrews)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 28 Nov 2007RefID: 144 click to edit (admin only)

21 Nov 2007
A different night survey is possible: thermal imaging and Line Transect Sampling for deer population assessment in a Mediterranean forest.

Barbara Franzetti (Istituto Nazionale Fauna Selvatica)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 21 Nov 2007RefID: 146 click to edit (admin only)

07 Nov 2007
Testing mechanistic models of seed dispersal for the invasive Rhododendron ponticum

Catriona Stephenson ( CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 07 Nov 2007RefID: 147 click to edit (admin only)

31 Oct 2007
Embedding Population Dynamics in Mark-Recapture Models.

Jon Bishop (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 31 Oct 2007RefID: 141 click to edit (admin only)

24 Oct 2007
Approximating genealogies for partially linked neutral loci under a selective sweep

Angelika Studeny (University of Munich)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 24 Oct 2007RefID: 148 click to edit (admin only)

10 Oct 2007
Double-observer distance sampling methods: limiting independence

Steve Buckland (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 10 Oct 2007RefID: 142 click to edit (admin only)

03 Oct 2007
Using Passive Acoustic Monitoring to Study Cetacean Populations

John Hildebrand (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 03 Oct 2007RefID: 140 click to edit (admin only)

03 Oct 2007
Using insects, disturbance & cash to manage invasive plant populations & spread

Dr. Yvonne Buckley (The Ecology Centre University of Queensland & CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 1:00 PM, 03 Oct 2007RefID: 139 click to edit (admin only)

14 Sep 2007
Predicting Canine Distemper Virus Dynamics in African Lion Populations

Meggan Craft (University of Minnesota)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 14 Sep 2007RefID: 138 click to edit (admin only)

12 Sep 2007
Optimal investment in conservation of species

Mike McCarthy (University of Melbourne)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 12 Sep 2007RefID: 137 click to edit (admin only)

04 Jul 2007
Scientific method and the toe-clipping wars

Dr Kirsten Parris (University of Melbourne)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 04 Jul 2007RefID: 136 click to edit (admin only)

28 Jun 2007
Estimation of tiger population total through pugmark measurements:Some answered and unanswered questions

Debasis Sengupta (Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 28 Jun 2007RefID: 135 click to edit (admin only)

13 Jun 2007
COUNT OR CONTROL? OPTIMAL MONITORING FOR INVASIVE SPECIES MANAGEMENT

Alana Moore (University of Melbourne)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 13 Jun 2007RefID: 134 click to edit (admin only)

07 Jun 2007
LIMITING OCEAN DISPERSAL BY ODOUR IMPRINTING TO CORAL REEFS

Prof Mike Kingsford (James Cook University)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 07 Jun 2007RefID: 133 click to edit (admin only)

05 Jun 2007
A survey of an orang-utan population in the Rainforest of Ulu Segama Malua Forest Reserve using the combination of spatial distribution survey and distance sampling technique.

Raymond Alfred (Asian Rhinoceros and Elephant Action Strategy)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 05 Jun 2007RefID: 131 click to edit (admin only)

23 May 2007
Fusion - Energy Source of the Future?

Alan Cairns (Maths, St Andrews)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 23 May 2007RefID: 129 click to edit (admin only)

17 May 2007
Estimating abundance of the Key Largo woodrat

Joanne Potts (St Andrews)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 17 May 2007RefID: 130 click to edit (admin only)

09 May 2007
36 officers, 81 squares and 1 dead language

Colva Roney-Dougal (Maths, St Andrews)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 09 May 2007RefID: 128 click to edit (admin only)

07 Mar 2007
How did they get here from there? Detecting changes of direction in terrestrial ranging

Richard Byrne and Peter Jupp (School of Psychology, School of Mathematics & Statistics)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 07 Mar 2007RefID: 127 click to edit (admin only)

28 Feb 2007
Comparing clustering of two inhomogeneous spatial point processes

Peter Henrys (University of Lancaster)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 28 Feb 2007RefID: 126 click to edit (admin only)

21 Feb 2007
Inverse and Ill--Posed Problems-Are Classical Methods Growing Long in the Tooth?

Samuel Subbey (IMR, Norway)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 21 Feb 2007RefID: 125 click to edit (admin only)

14 Feb 2007
Report from EURING 2007 Technical Meeting: Latest research on capture-recapture and other ecological data.

Len Thomas (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 14 Feb 2007RefID: 124 click to edit (admin only)

07 Feb 2007
A Multidisciplinary Approach to Investigating and Managing the Disturbance of Southern Sea Otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) by Recreational Activities.

Deborah Benham (The Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 07 Feb 2007RefID: 123 click to edit (admin only)

24 Jan 2007
Can we estimate the catch of NE Atlantic Mackerel?

John Simmonds FRS (Marine Lab Aberdeen)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 24 Jan 2007RefID: 122 click to edit (admin only)

17 Jan 2007
Theory and practise of the SCANS-II shipboard survey

Louise Burt and Fillipa Samarra (CREEM)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 17 Jan 2007RefID: 121 click to edit (admin only)

10 Jan 2007
Emergent Effects of Multiple Natural Enemies

Tom Cameron (University of Leeds)
Seminar Room, The Observatory: 4:00 PM, 10 Jan 2007RefID: 120 click to edit (admin only)

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