Members
Dr. Caroline Brophy
Dr. Katarina Domijan
Dr. Catherine Hurley
Dr. David Malone
Mr. Mark O'Connell
Mr. Jack McDonnell
Ms. Sinéad O'Connell

Research Topics
Research topics of interest to this group include: Statistical Modelling in Environmental and Ecological Science, Bayesian Methods of Statistical Inference, and Statistical Computing and Graphics.

Postgraduate Researchers
Current

Researcher Supervisor(s) Research Topic
Ms. Áine Dooley Dr. Caroline Brophy Modelling techniques for biodiversity and ecosystem multifunctionality - theoretical development and application. (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. Mark O'Connell Dr. Katarina Domijan & Dr. Catherine Hurley (PhD)

Graduated

Researcher Supervisor(s) Research Topic
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.