Members
Dr. Caroline Brophy
Dr. Niamh Cahill
Dr. Rafael de Andrade Moral
Dr. Katarina Domijan
Dr. Catherine Hurley
Dr. David Malone
Professor Andrew Parnell
Dr. Tríona Ryan
Ahmed Ali
Alan Inglis
Jack McDonnell
Estevao Prado
Bruna Wundervald

Research Topics
Research topics of interest to this group include: Statistical Modelling in Environmental and Ecological Science, Bayesian Methods of Statistical Inference, Machine Learning for Complex High Dimensional Data, and Statistical Computing and Graphics.​

Postgraduate Researchers
Current

Researcher Supervisor(s) Research Topic
     
Mr. Alan Inglis Professor Andrew Parnell
Co-supervised by:
Dr Catherine Hurley
(PhD)
Mr. Jack McDonnell Dr. Caroline Brophy
Co-supervised by:
Dr Deirdre Hennessy, Teagasc
Dr Laurence Shalloo Teagasc
Predicting grass growth at farm level to allow producers to adapt to changing and volatile weather conditions (PhD)
Mr. Estevao Prado Professor Andrew Parnell
Co-supervised by:
Dr. Rafael de Andrade Moral
(PhD)
Dr. Tríona Ryan Professor Andrew Parnell (Post-doc)
Ms. Bruna Wundervald Professor Andrew Parnell
Co-supervised by:
Dr Katarina Domijan
(PhD)

Graduated

Researcher Supervisor(s) Research Topic
Dr. Áine Dooley Dr. Caroline Brophy Modelling techniques for biodiversity and ecosystem multifunctionality - theoretical development and application. (PhD)(2018)
Dr. Mark O'Connell Dr. Katarina Domijan & Dr. Catherine Hurley Conditional Visualisation for Statistical Models.(PhD)(2017)
Dr. Denise Earle Dr. Catherine Hurley Combinatorial methods for Data Visualization. (PhD) (2011)

Events Organised

Recent Conference Talks

  • Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, (8th – 12th August 2011) “Climatic effects on the composition of four-species agronomic grassland systems at 30 sites over three years.” Presented by C Brophy.
  • Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, (8th – 12th August 2011) “Assessing interactions among species in high richness communities using Diversity-Interaction modelling combined with random effects.” Presented by A Dooley.